Position Summary :
The Server Administrator’s role is to design, install, administer, and optimize company servers and related components to achieve high performance of the various business applications supported by tuning the servers as necessary.
This includes ensuring the availability of client / server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the server environment.
Where applicable, the Server Administrator will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center / server farm.
Major responsibilities :
Recommend and execute modifications to VMWare and Linux systems in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.
Liase with Security Operations / Architecture organization to oversee vulnerability remediation activities for VMWare and Linux systems.
Comply with and advocate for the use of operational processes and procedures.
Education / Experience : Educational requirements and number of years related experience acquired before or with Varian Medical Systems (VMS)
Educational requirements : Degree in computer science or equivalent
Number of years related experience : Minimum 10 years related experience, minimum 5 years of experience in the Linux System Administration field
Knowledge : Things incumbent needs TO KNOW to successfully perform on the job
Information Technology :
At least five years’ equivalent work experience in a senior technical analytical position responsible for managing Linux server environments.
Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience with RedHat and SuSE Linux OS in enterprise-class infrastructure environment is required.
Working knowledge of DNS, PHP, Apache / Tomcat and SendMail is preferred.
Hands-on experience with VMWare vSphere hypervisor is required.
Familiarity with TCP / IP network protocols, firewall management, and operating system configuration.
Working technical knowledge of Shell Scripting is required.
Hands-on troubleshooting experience
Understanding of ITIL processes and best practise
Customers : Sound understanding of customers and their requirements.
Skills and personal attribute : Things incumbent must be able TO DO to perform successfully in the job
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