The Systems Administrator’s role is to install, configure, maintain, automate,tune, and optimize Linux systems servers and other infrastructure components for Production, Pre-production and Demo pods of the Oracle Service Cloud environment.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities of this role are to install and configure linux servers in the environment, automate the administration of the services running in the environment, and to troubleshoot issues as they arise.
·Install Linux on multiple servers using PXE bootor kickstart. Develop automation within the environment to ease administration and to keep the services secure.
·Coordinate with network engineering, businessapplication, and database administration functions to ensure availability,reliability, and scalability of Linux systems to meet business demands.
·Document servers and services within the environment
·Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and softwareproblems.
·Define and perform system backups and recoveryprocedures.
·Monitor and test system power usage and providereports on power consumption.
·Recommend and execute modifications to Linuxsystems in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.
·Follow corporate and datacenter policies,procedures, and technologies to ensure Linux system security.
·Conduct research on Linux-related hardware andsoftware in support of procurement and system development efforts.
·Review and implement new Linux system releasesand vendor supplied patches.
·Develop and maintain Linux training materialsand systems documentation.
·College diploma or university degree in thefield of business information systems a plus or three years equivalent workexperience.
·Certifications in Windows or Linux a plus, but not required.
·Specific knowledge of Linux OS platform(s)required.
·Familiarity with TCP/IP protocols, firewalls,and database administration.
·Good technical knowledge of current networkhardware and standards, including Fibre channel.
·Hands-on hardware and software troubleshootingexperience.
·Strong understanding of the organization’s goalsand objectives.
·Good written and oral communication skills.
·Good interpersonal skills.
·Ability to conduct research into Linux issuesand products as required.
·Ability to present ideas in business-friendlyand user-friendly language.
·Highly self motivated and directed.
·Keen attention to detail.
·Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
·Ability to effectively prioritize and executetasks in a high-pressure environment.
·Strong customer service orientation.
·Experience working in a team-oriented,collaborative environment.
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Define, design, and implement network communications and solutions within a fast-paced, leading edge database/applications company.
Perform performance trend analysis and manage the server/network capacity. Propose client configuration and implement technical solutions to enhance and/or troubleshoot the system. Work with others to define, coordinate vendor purchase needs. Responsible for support documentation as well.
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.