Added May 09, 2022 Senior Systems Engineer (AWS & Linux) - REMOTE (23509) Chicago, IL | Full-time Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

LRS Consulting Services is seeking an Senior Systems Engineer (AWS & Linux) for a remote contract-to-hire opportunity with our opinion research client in Chicago, IL!


- Design, configure, and support the technology platforms of the organization's infrastructure
- Build and maintain servers on both physical and virtual platforms
- Take an active role in developing system specific standards, procedures, and guidelines for the production platforms
- Coordinate, perform, and manage system patching, upgrade, and maintenance tasks
- Develop and implement recommendations and solutions for upgrades and improvements to ensure a stable, available, and secure environment
- Diagnose and resolve difficult and complex system problems
- Maintain ongoing review of assigned systems' performance, implement improvement strategies, and provide consultation in system troubleshooting
- Coordinate with vendors to review appropriate hardware and software products necessary to implement and maintain systems
- Other responsibilities as assigned.


- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
- Minimum 5 years' combined experience supporting and configuring server infrastructure in a production AWS &/or Linux enterprise environment.
- Experienced in configuring, hardening, troubleshooting, and administering Linux based applications and operating systems such as Ubuntu, Red Hat, Python, and Apache/Tomcat
- Strong knowledge of AWS services, as well as centralized configuration tools (strongly pref., Control Tower)
- Experienced in deploying enterprise configuration management and patching tools, especially Puppet
- Strong scripting skills, especially Python
- Good knowledge of virtualized environments, preferably VMWare
- Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer
- Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.