Systems Administrator in Richfield, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  849843

Title: Systems Administrator IV

Duration: through 11/30/18

Work Location: Richfield, MN



In-Take Session Form - Allegis CLS-IT Systems Administrator IV

Shortlisting ASAP

Initial 6-month contract

Local Candidates ONLY

**Please include LinkedIn Profile Link on Resume***



Position Overview:


Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Build production and non-production environments
  • Build automation recipes around Chef for automated deployments
  • Automation of monitoring, patching and scaling
  • Assist end users as needed


Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 4+ years experience managing Linux environments
    • Red Hat Linux experience required
  • 2+ years experience using automation tools, specifically Chef, Puppet or closely related
  • Experienced working in an Agile or DevOps environment
  • 5+ years NoSQL experience
  • This position will be required to be on call on a rotating shift 1x per every 5-8 weeks, dependent on the team size
  • AWS experience a plus
  • Chef experience highly preferred
    • Puppet and ansible are okay to have if no Chef experience


What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Work independently and with a team
  • Adapt to changing work priorities
  • Ability to work with little supervision


Interview Process Overview (Please include the date the manager would like to start interviewing):



  • 15-minute phone screen
  • In Person Interview  









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