Linux Server/Systems Administrator
17 September 2013, The ABIS Group, Full Time, Evanston, IL, USA
The ABIS Group is seeking an exceptional individual to join the team as a Linux Server/Systems Administrator. This individual will join an outstanding group of diverse and talented individuals at a pioneering company that has been steadily growing during the past 10 years and is emerging as a leader in the field of customized online industry-specific information solutions. We place a high value on teamwork, initiative, intellectual curiosity and a strong desire to make a difference. The work environment is collegial, supportive, entrepreneurial and stimulating, presenting many opportunities to expand one's knowledge and skill set while working as part of team. The ABIS Group is headquartered in the Evanston/Northwestern University Research Park in Evanston, Ill., within walking distance of Lake Michigan and conveniently located near Metra and El train stops. No phone calls please.
The primary responsibilities of this position will be to maintain the integrity and 24/7 availability of a network of virtual, co-located and on-site Linux servers, databases, software and applications integral to the company’s publishing and content delivery platform. Candidate will manage system backups, disaster recovery, information security and related documentation and review and evaluate existing infrastructure for optimal design, functionality, manageability and security. Candidate will also be involved in the design, implementation and management of a new identity management/authentication system. Secondary responsibilities will include some office systems/network administration duties, network connectivity, Windows desktop troubleshooting and maintenance.
Expertise and Experience
Candidate should have strong expertise in the following technologies: Unix - Linux - Apache, Shell Scripting, Server Virtualization, KVM, VNC, PostgreSQL or MySQL, PHP and Exim; as well as experience with various application servers and enterprise identity management technologies such as LDAP, Active Directory, SSO, OpenID and SAML. In addition to the above, candidates for this position should have a very strong academic record, a BA/BS (technical major or related study preferred) and have at least 3 years of server administration experience in a Linux environment. Candidate must have excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills; be able to operate in an unstructured environment; and manage multiple, simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.
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