Lead Systems Engineer, Linux/Unix
Mattel - El Segundo, CA

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At Mattel, we have a vision to Create the Future of Play. We will achieve this vision because our people are creative and energetic, thriving on innovation and passion for the business. Mattel is committed to supporting and developing employees and their career goals with a host of meaningful advantages and opportunities, including development through our global Leadership Development Center, tuition reimbursement, on-site childcare, and a fitness and recreation center. As the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl® and Fisher-Price®, Mattel is not only one of the best places to work, it's also a lot of fun. If you're as excited about the future as we are, consider this opportunity as a GIT Manager of Unix and Linux Systems:


This position is responsible for managing the Unix and Linux systems of GIT and the outsourced service towers that support them. The service towers are responsible and accountable for service delivery and operational support of these mission critical systems. This position reports directly to the GIT Sr. Manager of Infrastructure Systems Engineering.

Key Responsibilities
' Facilitate detailed project approval and work initiation processes.
Lead a delivery and operational team as the SME in Linux and Unix systems.
' Establish and maintain an enterprise class set of delivery, maintenance, support, and monitoring tools.
' Resolve day to day operational issues or any escalations which are brought to notice.
' Effectively handle stressful situations such as system outages and communicate status and solutions to key business stakeholders.
Oversee service delivery, project review, change review, etc. in coordination with various managers of projects requiring Linux or Unix.
' Develop outsourced team members to effectively delivery and support the environment.
' Provide inputs to key communications.

' Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
' 8+ years of related experience including some time working with outsourced Linux or Unix engineers.
' Demonstrated expertise in Linux or Unix engineering.
' Ability to work in a high activity/fast paced environment.
' Demonstrated understanding of vendor management concepts and implementation techniques.
' Ability to handle ambiguity, juggle many tasks at once and quickly shift from one situation or task to another.
' Strong leadership skills required.

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At Mattel, our vision is Creating the Future of Play. We strive to achieve this vision primarily through our creative and enthusiastic...