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.
- 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
- 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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