System Administrator (Linux/Unix) Job
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System Administrator (Linux/Unix)-INF0002217

About the General Motors Application Development team:
GM is enabling the IT transformation by driving latest technology trends into software development and testing geared towards meeting and exceeding the goals of our customers. The GM IT team is focused on creating an exciting environment that not only motivates, but challenges technically adept professionals. GM’s Application Development team is responsible for developing, configuring and delivering exciting IT solutions across GM’s core business areas using various methodologies and COTS software tools. Strategies for consolidating software tools and minimizing customizations to enable structural cost efficiencies are a primary focus. We’re building on our momentum and we’re changing the way we do things. We’re shifting our focus from running the business to advancing innovation. In short, we’re currently seeking the next generation of game-changers to help us usher in a new age of automotive IT innovation.

About the role:
The Linux/Unix System Administrator will work with a team of system administrators charged with maintaining, monitoring, and owning the Linux/Unix server and storage infrastructure for GM’s development factories. The Linux/Unix System Administrator’s duties will include supporting software development managers in deploying new software packages in GM’s Linux/Unix environments. This role will also be responsible for documentation and support of processes involving application installation and patching, performance improvement, availability of business server platforms, and troubleshooting technical issues. The Linux/Unix System Administrator will provide proactive monitoring of all development infrastructure, as well as maintaining support for technical issues. The role will also assist in design and implementation of the business solutions for GM’s development factories.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Linux/Unix system administration.
  • In-depth knowledge of operating systems, hardening of servers, hardware and infrastructure architecture.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with virtualized products (i.e., VMware, vCenter, vSphere)
  • Experience maintaining and administering Suse Linux servers in a VMware environment.
  • Experience maintaining and administering Sun Solaris servers in a corporate environment.
  • Novel Certified Linux Administrator or similar certification.
Why General Motors?

At GM, we’ve charged ourselves with one mission: to design, build and sell the world’s best vehicles. And to achieve our goals, we’re currently undergoing one of the largest Information Technology transformations in the history of the automotive industry.

GM IT is a leader in cutting edge technologies such as Mobility, Telematics, Mission-Critical Business Systems, Supercomputing, Vehicle Engineering, and Real-time Computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to get in on the ground-floor of a growing “Fortune 5” firm that is re-inventing IT with a laser focus on Innovation, Speed, and Business Value.

Join our team and experience Information Technology at a scale and pace not seen before!
Primary Location: US-MI-Warren
Posting Date : Sep 20, 2012, 8:51:18 AM - Ongoing
Job: Information Technology

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