The Linux Systems Administrator works within the Information Technology (IT) department to support IT infrastructure worldwide.
- 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
Associate’s or Bachelor’s
Yrs of related experience:
Competencies: (skills, knowledge, abilities)
Interpersonal skills, Results oriented
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
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