Network/System Engineer at BC Forward

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Network/System Engineer

BCforward is currently seeking a highly motivated Network/System Engineer for an opportunity in Chicago, IL !

Position Title: [
Network/System Engineer]

Location: [Chicago, IL]

Anticipated Start Date: [ASAP]

Please note this is the target date and is subject to change. BCforward will send official notice ahead of a confirmed start date.

Expected Duration: [12 Months]


Pay Range: [$65] - [$70]

Please note that actual compensation may vary within this range due to factors such as location, experience, and job responsibilities, and does not encompass additional non-standard compensation (e.g., benefits, paid time off, per diem, etc.).


Leads and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of complex system engineering activities involving cross-functional technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of highly complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Viewed as a technology subject matter expert; able to provide and communicate complex technology solutions across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and/or vendors. Will have responsibility for multiple, complex projects. Information Technology degree and/or technology certifications preferred or substantial equivalent experience.

* Typically, 10+ years of IT experience

* Senior level experience Primarily with Linux

* Experience with IBM AIX OS is a plus

* Ability to Recommend, design, develop, and implement software and hardware solutions

* Provide Operating System technical and break/fix level support

* shell scripting and automation skills

* Proficient in performing OS administration tasks on RHEL6, RHEL7 running on ESX virtualized servers

* In depth Linux knowledge required, including LVM and SAN multipathing

* Expertise in RedHat Linux Clustering Solutions

* Proficient in performing OS administration tasks on SLES 11+ running on bare metal HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 servers.

* Proficient in troubleshooting any RHEL6, RHEL7 and SLES 11+ software and hardware issues.

* Experience in supporting and administration of SLES11+ running HANA DB is a huge plus

* Experience installing, configuring and Supporting Puppet

* Experienced with multipath, VAS/AD, yum, BladeLogic and ProLiant DL series, HP3PAR and HP Smart storage arrays admin CLIs

* Any experience on AIX virtualization, Install upgrade and configure VIO servers and clients, AIX PowerHA clustering is a plus

* Knowledge of SAN based disk solutions and their configurations

* Ability to debug and troubleshoot network, performance and software issues

* Familiarity with tools like BladeLogic, DNT, ESM, vsphere client is a huge plus

* Ability to handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment

* Ability to work independently but also must be strong in team partnership

* Exposure to SAP product suite is a plus

* 10+ years of systems engineering experience

Broad knowledge of the following:

* IBM Power servers

* DB2 Database

* SAP Core financial applications.

* Netapp Filer storage

* Cisco based networks

* SAP BWA application appliances.

* SAP HANA database technology.

* Very large-scale transactional processing.

BCforward offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to major medical, HSA, dental, vision, employer-provided group life, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and 401k.

About BCforward:

Founded in 1998 on the idea that industry leaders needed a professional service, and workforce management expert, to fuel the development and execution of core business and technology strategies, BCforward is a Black-owned firm providing unique solutions supporting value capture and digital product delivery needs for organizations around the world. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with an Offshore Development Center in Hyderabad, India, BCforward's 6,000 consultants support more than 225 clients globally.

BCforward champions the power of human potential to help companies transform, accelerate, and scale. Guided by our core values of People-Centric, Optimism, Excellence, Diversity, and Accountability, our professionals have helped our clients achieve their strategic goals for more than 25 years. Our strong culture and clear values have enabled BCforward to become a market leader and best in class place to work.

BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

To learn more about how BCforward collects and uses personal information as part of the recruiting process, view our Privacy Notice and CCPA Addendum. As part of the recruitment process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of personal information, including identifiers, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. BCforward will only use this information to complete the recruitment process.

This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants applying for positions in the United States must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this posting may render the applicant ineligible for the position. Any subsequent offer of employment will be considered employment at-will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

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Updated August 17th 2022

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format to Please reference job code 224452 when responding to this ad.

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