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Senior Linux Engineer
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Senior Linux Engineer will own the Linux environment. This person will be the go to expert for all things Linux, with a focus on Red Hat. This person will utilize their expertise to drive innovation, and propose new technology to improve production systems, their security, reliability and availability and lay the ground work for ComPsychs future infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

* Plan, design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot highly available Linux systems including development, staging, production, and DR environments
* Conduct Linux systems administration, including performance monitoring/tuning, capacity planning, data replication/synchronization, DR environment availability, Nessus and OpenSCAP security audits with focus on security and maximum availability
* Install, configure and manage security for Operating Systems including deployment of firewalls, IDS/IPS
* Manage and apply hardening standards for adopted baselines to ensure maximum protection for all environments
* Deploy, configure, manage and support web-hosting environments, i.e. Apache, MS IIS and load balancers for production, staging, development and test environments while supporting development teams
* Deploy JBoss and Tomcat environments
* Administer and monitor SAN storage systems
* Conduct research and development to drive innovation and propose new technology to improve production systems and their reliability, security and availability
* Create and maintain systems and procedures documentation
* Maintain, update and configure performance monitoring system
* Maintain, update and configure availability monitoring systems
* Use Microsoft Project Plan to build and maintain projects and subsequently meet deadlines and produce quality deliverables on-time and within established budgets
* Conduct research and development while exercising creative thinking and ideation to advance business systems performance and availability
* Additional duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

* 7+ years of relevant experience required
* Bachelors degree required
* Expert in Linux Administration i.e. RedHat
* Experience with monitoring systems such as Nagios
* Experience working with Red Hat IDM.
* Experience in designing, deploying, maintaining and monitoring high availability and scalable environments.
* Experience working with VMware
* Experience with Ansible configuration management or similar tools
* Experience working with virtual servers
* Strong working knowledge and troubleshooting skills for Apache, MS IIS and load balancing technologies
* Experience network sniffing technology
* Working knowledge of SAN systems (Fujitsu, Nimble, Pure Storage, etc)
* Good communication (verbal and written)

Additional Benefits We Offer

* Our US headquarters are located in one of Chicago's premier buildings, the NBC Tower. Nestled between Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan, ComPsych's downtown Chicago location is easily accessible by public transportation and has plenty of parking nearby.
* Full benefit package with paid holiday and vacation time
* Breakfast on Fridays and snacks/juice daily

About ComPsych

ComPsych® Corporation is the worlds largest provider of employee assistance programs (EAP) and is the pioneer and worldwide leader of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR, FMLA and absence management services under its GuidanceResources® brand. ComPsych provides services to more than 50,000 organizations covering more than 109 million individuals throughout the U.S. and 160 countries. By creating Build-to-Suit programs, ComPsych helps employers attract and retain employees, increase employee productivity and improve overall health and well-being.


ComPsych Corporation maintains a drug-free workplace.

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