System Administrator - Splunk

Medline is doing it again. We adding to our Information Services team. Our tremendous growth - 53 of the past 54 years have resulted in DOUBLE DIGIT growth - has enabled us to add a Splunk Systems Administrator onto our Network Operations Center (NOC) team. Check us out!
(Though we are currently working remote due to Covid, this position will be based in our Mundelein, IL corporate office once we return to the office. This individual will work in Mundelein 2-3 days per week, and can work from home or from the office the other days)


The System Administrator will configure, enhance, troubleshoot, and maintain Splunk Enterprise infrastructure including servers, agents, cloud infrastructure, and process.


Install, configure, maintain, and support Splunk Enterprise as a critical application in an enterprise environment
Install and configure Splunk agents on Linux and Windows servers
Maintain and improve internal syslog functions and Splunk apps for using syslog data
Correlate data between applications, including Splunk, Solarwinds and Talend.
Create, maintain, and use dashboards to prevent outages and increase availability
Collaborate with teams within I/S to implement monitoring system and process that support business goals
Identify, troubleshoot and resolve system and application related issues.
Advocate, demonstrate, and champion the use of NOC and monitoring capabilities within Medline
Configure and troubleshoot Linux/unix server operation systems on physical and virtual hardware.
Configure and troubleshoot Windows server operating systems on physical and virtual hardware.
Monitor the performance of and maintain stability of server and application platforms.
Perform preventative maintenance tasks.
Engage and work with software and hardware vendors to remediate identified issues and defects.
Some weekend work may be required; participate in an on-call rotation if necessary
Define and implement standards for monitoring and alerting of infrastructure and application issues.
Define, support, and advance best practices for infrastructure and application support.
Understand and adhere to ITIL best practices like incident management, change management, event management, and problem management.
Participate in major incident management processes.
Be a champion of best practices for high availability of infrastructure and applications
COVID-19 Vaccination
Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Splunk Core Certified Power User certification or equivalent is a plus
Work Experience
3+ years supporting Splunk Enterprise in a multi-application environment
Solid troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
3+ years of experience on an operations teams in a demanding fast-paced environment
Demonstrated experience with IT Service Management processes, such as incident management and change management.
Experience with Solarwinds monitoring software.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Strong problem isolation, resolution, analytical and diagnostic skills.
General knowledge of IT networks, ISP Services, Routing Protocols, VoIP, Network Management, Routers, and Switches.
General knowledge of Advanced Windows System Administration and VMWare Systems.
Strong interpersonal/customer-facing skills.
Good communication skills both written and verbal.


Bachelor%26rsquo;s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Certification / Licensure
Splunk Enterprise Certified Administrator or Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
Solarwinds Certified Professional or 3+ years administering Solarwinds
ITIL Foundations (V3) or higher
Cisco CCNA or Network+
Work Experience
Experience with VMware virtual server infrastructure including Vcenter and VRealize Operations
Experience with cloud based architecture and best practices
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Experience with Extrahop
Experience with Appdynamics

About Medline
Medline Industries is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies in the United States, providing more than 550,000 products that serve the entire continuum of care. Our innovative products and programs can be found in most hospitals, extended-care facilities, surgery centers, physician offices, home care dealers, home health agencies and retail outlets.
Founded in 1910, Medline has grown from a small manufacturer of aprons, surgical gowns and uniforms to a thriving $17 billion global enterprise because of our dedicated people, entrepreneurial spirit and honest values.
Again named one of the country%26rsquo;s %26quot;Best and Brightest Companies to Work For%26rdquo; and once again named to Chicago Tribune%26rsquo;s Top Workplaces, Medline has experienced fifty-plus years of consecutive annual growth, and is headquartered in Northfield, IL.

Full time
Salary Range
$61,000.00 - 85,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Mundelein, IL 60060, US
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