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Enterprise System Architect / Windows / Linux / Onsite Benefits

Waukegan, IL


Direct Hire

$130k - $160k

Job Description This well-established distribution company specializes in providing shipping, packaging, and industrial supplies to businesses across North America. With a vast distribution network spanning millions of square feet, the company offers a comprehensive selection of high-quality products and innovative solutions. Committed to exceptional customer service, efficient logistics, and sustainability, this industry leader has garnered a strong reputation for reliable and cost-effective solutions catering to businesses of all sizes. Through its dedication to meeting diverse material handling and supply chain needs, the company continues to solidify its position as a trusted partner for countless organizations.

In this role, you will architect and deliver highly available, reliable, and cost-effective hosting solutions. Gathering requirements from stakeholders, you'll provide technical leadership and expertise to drive IT Hosting Services initiatives. Your duties include designing architectural models, conducting proof-of-concept testing, documenting policies and procedures, and implementing solutions. Additionally, you'll foster an environment of continuous improvement by initiating activities that promote architectural discoveries, effective risk management, and proactive approaches to change management and problem resolution.
Required Skills & Experience
  • Must have a completed Bachelors degree and/or Masters at an accredited U.S. college/university
  • 8+ years of professional experience, with recent architecture experience
  • Excellent and direct communication skills
  • Strong architecture/design skills for highly available, scalable systems
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Expertise with Windows Server, Active Directory, IIS
  • Linux system administration skills (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu)
  • Networking and firewall management capabilities
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Expertise in virtualization, cloud computing (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Knowledge of containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Proficiency in monitoring tools (Nagios, Zabbix, Splunk)
  • Background in security practices and risk mitigation
What You Will Be Doing Tech Breakdown
  • 40% Red Hat Linux
  • 50% Windows Server
Daily Responsibilities
  • 70% Hands On
  • 30% Team Collaboration
The Offer
  • Bonus eligible
You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) {including match

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Rose Baldonado

Specialization: System Administration