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Senior Systems Engineer

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    $130,000/yr - $160,000/yr

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    Karim Adams

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Role: SeniorSenior Systems Engineer

Salary: $130,000 - $160,000 + Benefits

Location: ChicagoChicago (Hybrid)

Are you a seasoned System Engineer seeking your next big opportunity? A leading Information Technology company is looking for a talented individual to join their team as a Senior System Engineer in a hybrid role based in Chicago.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Large Scale Environments: Support and maintain extensive Linux, Windows, SAN storage, and virtualization environments including Nutanix, VMware, and KVM.

  • Optimize ELK Implementation: Administer and enhance the efficiency of a large-scale ELK implementation.

  • Architect AWS Infrastructure: Manage and maintain a global AWS footprint.

  • Enhance Automation and Provisioning: Improve automation through scripting (e.g., Bash, Python) and centralized management tools (e.g., Chef).

  • Improve Platform Stability: Collaborate with internal teams to boost platform stability and site reliability.

  • Provide Technical Expertise: Serve as a hands-on technical advisor and resource for team members.

  • Troubleshoot Hardware Issues: Address and resolve enterprise-level hardware issues, including high-performance overclock systems.

  • Support Seamless Transitions: Assist deployment and software development teams in ensuring smooth transitions from development to production.

  • Participate in On-Call Rotation: Join a weekly on-call rotation for routine maintenance and deployments.

What They Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: $130,000-$160,000 per year

  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, dental, vision, and more

  • Flexible Work Environment: Hybrid work model

  • Professional Growth: Opportunities to learn and grow in a dynamic environment

What You Bring:

  • Extensive Experience: Proven expertise in managing large-scale Linux, Windows, SAN storage, and virtualization environments.

  • Technical Proficiency: Strong skills in ELK stack administration, AWS architecture, scripting (Bash, Python), and automation tools (Chef).

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to troubleshoot enterprise-level hardware and enhance platform stability.

  • Collaborative Spirit: Excellent collaboration skills to work effectively with internal teams and stakeholders.

  • Leadership Abilities: Capability to act as a technical advisor and resource for the team.

Interviews are scheduled to take place next week so if you’re interested in hearing more about this and other roles, then please get in touch asap to discuss further at 480-818-6995 or send your Resume to

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