Network Systems Admin 2
Affymetrix 23 reviews - Santa Clara, CA

This job posting is no longer available on Affymetrix. Find similar jobs:Network System Admin jobs - Affymetrix jobs

The Linux Systems Administrator works within the Information Technology (IT) department to support IT infrastructure worldwide.

Position Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Works as a member of a global IT infrastructure team managing worldwide sites
  • Performance monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting of Linux Systems.
  • Creates and maintains documentation for current IT infrastructure
  • Manages and/or be a resource for site, regional and international IT infrastructure initiatives
  • Replaces hardware/software and resolves technical issues. Provides on-call support for IT infrastructure as required
  • Manages relationships with vendors. Responds to internal and external inquiries
  • Participates in process and operation improvement opportunities
  • Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures
  • Provides ability to multitask & work unsupervised.
  • Additional duties/responsibilities according to business needs

Area of Expertise (one or more):
  • 2 to 4 years of system administration experience in Linux environments and proficient in building and deploying systems, storng shell & perl scripting skills, cron job management, analyzing log files, managing user accounts & groups
  • Computational cluster management or queue systems (torque/PBS).
  • Understand standard service protocols like NFS, DNS, NIS, LDAP, DHCP.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux; Oracle Enterprise Linux & other flavors of Linux.
  • Hardware: Storng understanding of x86 hardware architectures.
  • Hypervisors: VMWare, Oracle Virtual Server, KVM or Xen
  • Storage: Netapp
  • Security: SOX, PCI, Incident Management





High School

Associate’s or Bachelor’s

Yrs of related experience:

2-4 years

2-4 years

Competencies: (skills, knowledge, abilities)

Interpersonal skills, Results oriented




Technical Certification

Travel Requirements:



Working Conditions:

Office Environment

Office Environment

Level of Autonomy and Complexity:
  • Expanding use of established principles, theories, concepts to resolve a variety of issues
  • Uses judgment to determine appropriate action in compliance with established practices to resolve issues of moderate scope
  • Contributes to achievement on organization's objectives; error in judgment or failure to achieve objectives may demand additional resources to correct errors or accomplish goals
  • Receives general directions on everyday work, and precise directions on new tasks; work is generally supervised, and revised for sufficiency

About this company
23 reviews
A pioneer in microarray technology and a leader in genomics analysis, Affymetrix now develops and provides innovative technologies that...