The AOA seeks a System Engineer experienced in Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and a virtualized environment using VMware / Citrix. The position will work on a variety of projects in an IBM Blade Center environment with ISCSI SANs, including implementing and administering virtual servers with Linux (Apache, PHP, MySQL, Postfix) and Windows servers (SharePoint, MS SQL, Exchange, Active Directory). The position will also work with email relays, spam filters, anti-virus, and network monitoring software. Help lead and participate in the administering, development, implementation and support of business and/or technical information technology solutions encompassing multiple specializations that are deployed on variety of platforms using wide spectrum of technologies. Must be able to work in a team environment and provide both leadership and support to other team members.
Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or equivalent work experience.
Experience: Five or more years' experience with Linux and administering Microsoft Windows systems, as well as wired and wireless network systems. Three or more years' experience administering Red Hat, Fedora or CentOs; with email services (Exchange, postfix, Spam Assassin, Clam AV, Mailman); with Web services ( Apache 1.x/2.x, PHP, Blog, SSL, CGI); with databases (MySQL, Oracle, and MS SQL); with database Web connectors (JDBC, ODBC); and with scripting (Perl, csh/bsh/ksh). One or more years of SharePoint administration. Must have strong project management skills, strong customer service skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely, and the ability to present ideas and facts. General understanding of hardware, operating systems and network technologies. Strong performance management/monitoring and memory management/monitoring skills. Ability to maintain own work flow and work under minimal supervision.
Department: Information Technology
Software Development Engineer
The Software Development Engineer will develop custom software to support new organization requirements, integrate legacy systems, and update existing systems. You will design, build, test, and maintain systems using SQL Server and various web technologies including .NET, SharePoint, Wordpress, and ColdFusion. You will be involved in the full development lifecycle for new and existing systems.
This is an office-based position. Travel in Chicagoland may include occasional weekend attendance at meetings. Travel outside Chicagoland may include conferences or significant AOA meetings (once or twice a year).
Responsibilities: Software development, technical support, and problem solving. Design activities including analysis, software and database design, and packaged solutions integration. Understand pros and cons of alternative solutions, avoid unnecessary complexity, and suggest creative approaches. Work with other developers and non-IT staff and management. Coordinate activities with contractors and third-party vendors
Desired experience: Experience with Agile, Scrum, Kanban, or XP is a plus. Experience with jQuery, AJAX, web services, XML, SOAP, and/or REST is a plus. Experience with SharePoint and/or Web Parts is a plus. Experience with Wordpress and/or PHP is a plus. Experience with ColdFusion is a plus. Experience with iMIS is a plus
Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar discipline or equivalent in technical training/experience.