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Zebra Technologies System Administrator in Lincolnshire, Illinois


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Provides technical system operations support for solutions and systems hosted in public cloud, virtualized, and container environments.


  • Produces professional-level technical skill and judgment to provide non-routine technical support for computer/data center operations for public cloud, virtualized, and container environments.

  • Contributes to install, configure and seek server, public cloud, virtualized, and container environments.

  • Consults with team to uphold access control, data integrity and file system security for the computer/data center environment.

  • Builds to develop information technology and infrastructure projects which support on/off premise and Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions.

  • Internal or external, client-focused, working in conjunction with Professional Services and outsourcing functions.

  • Collaborates with team regarding company-wide, web-enabled and cloud-technology solutions

  • Monitor existing infrastructure and processes, identify areas of weaknesses and propose improvements

  • Resolve service outages and build automated responses for recurrence prevention

  • Balance partner concerns from team members to assist with client and platform level issues

  • Coordinate incident management, recommend changes, and work on technical projects

  • Create and maintains documentation for processes, supported infrastructure resources and services

  • Create new alerts, analyzes trends, find anomalies, fix things, and ask why something broke

  • Participate in on-call rotation


  • Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent experience. Advanced Degree preferred.

  • Azure, Google, or AWS cloud Administration Certification

Preferred Work Experience (years):

  • 5-8 years of hands-on experience in system administration, 2+ years focused on cloud platform management

  • Hands on experience with Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or one of the other major IaaS providers is required

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Container compute (Docker/Kubernetes) experience

  • Demonstrated experience working independently and collaboratively on projects

  • Demonstrated experience trouble shooting

  • Deep knowledge of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

  • Solid systems administration understanding (Linux and Windows)

  • Experience troubleshooting Operating Systems and Applications

  • Experience developing automation solutions and working in a highly automated environment

  • In-depth experience with Windows Server 2012+ and Linux operating systems, Cent OS\Redhat, ubuntu

  • Experience with data storage and data backup technologies

  • Knowledge of baseline and operations inside a cloud environment

  • Experience with 3 or more is required (Rabbit MQ, Powershell, Linux bash scripting, python scripting)

  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes

  • Experience in monitoring and setting up alerting for Cloud components

  • Experience developing new systems and tools

  • Experience in documenting and maintaining up to date systems procedures

  • Experience in Microsoft AD and LDAP

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • Demonstrated Project Management skills

  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment

  • Experience identifying and implement process improvements

  • Experience in load balancing solutions, including knowledge of SSL certificates and its installation

  • Good knowledge in managing MySQL, PostgreSQL 9.3+, and MS-SQL DB’s

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Location US-IL-Lincolnshire

Job ID 88826

Function IT