Sr. Storage Linux System Administrator
Complete Genomics - Mountain View, CA

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Position Code: 13-PD-131
Reports To: Director, IT
Department: Corporate IT

Sr. Storage/Linux System Administrator is responsible for designing, implementing, and operating infrastructure and systems automation for several HPC clusters (10+K servers). Requires working closely with the Software and Hardware engineering team to define goals and solutions.

Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and recommend network software and hardware for the enterprise system including capacity modeling
  • Jointly responsible for maintaining customized LINUX kernel derived from CentOS in support of Production compute
  • Contribute to the evolving architecture of our storage service to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance, manageability, and price.
  • Work with core production support personnel in IT and Engineering to automate deployment and operation of the infrastructure
  • Ability to work with and as a member of the IT Operations group as required to refine our Production capabilities: testing, kernel issues, compatibility and deployment of new versions of custom software
  • Identify hardware and software technical problems, storage and/or related system malfunctions, as well as upgrade and deploy SANs, NAS and related servers and services
  • Creation of metrics and measures of utilization and performance
  • Capacity planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases as well as for storage infrastructure.
  • Help define OS standards and processes. Particularly processes like initial deployment, promotion to production and change management.
  • Responsible for monitoring the Linux community and report on important changes/enhancements to the team.
  • Ability to work well with a global team of highly motivated and skilled personnel - interaction and dialog are requisite in this dynamic environment

Qualifications:
  • 7-10+ years of large scale Linux/Unix/Operating system experience, HPC experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience supporting critical applications on the LINUX / UNIX operating system including OS installation and upgrade, package management, volume management, security auditing, and performance tuning
  • Experience with High Availability NAS and SAN technologies. Isilon experience a must
  • Experience working with tier-storage and cloud storage vendor such as Amazon a plus
  • Solid basis in systems management automation using industry-standard open-source tools such as Python, Perl, PHP, Bash, Puppet.
  • Experience with complex networking infrastructure including firewalls, VLANs, and load balancers
  • Prior experience with remote monitoring and event handling using Nagios.
  • Solid ability to write scripts in languages like Tk, Perl, or a shell.
  • Prior experience with performance tuning, capacity planning and workload mapping a plus.
  • Strong networking and Windows/Linux interoperability experience.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Good collaboration & communication skills, ability to participate in interdisciplinary team.

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Complete Genomics has the sole discretion to determine with whom we will enter into a contract. If you wish to work with Complete Genomics, please contact the Human Resources department at careers@completegenomics.com .

Complete Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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Complete Genomics was formed in 2005 by Dr. Clifford A. Reid and Dr. Radoje T. Drmanac, who shared a vision to provide academic and...