• System Administrator 4-IT

    OracleSacramento, CA 94278

    Job #1287133274

  • System Administrator 4-ITPreferred QualificationsJob Description:Seeking a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to join the Systems Lab Operations team in implementation and management of lab test and infrastructure systems, supporting product development efforts for Oracle Linux, OVM, Cloud, Solaris, and Engineered Systems teams.Systems Lab Operations provides a wide range of on-premise lab and cloud based services to support these product development teams, including deployment and management of the servers, storage, networking, and layered infrastructure and applications services on which they depend.A successful candidate will have a broad range of technical skills and experience in the areas of Unix systems and network administration (particularly expertise in Oracle Linux and hardware), strong teamwork, communications, and project management skills. Automation and cloud experience strongly preferred.This role is responsible for support of Oracle internal lab on-premise and in-cloud resources, complex problem resolution (sometimes involving integration and support of a range of Oracle and third party technologies), learning new hardware platforms and related peripherals, creating and improving operational standards, procedures, and documentation, and development of automation to improve reliability and ease-of-use of lab services and efficiency of routine systems administration tasks, using agile DevOps methodologies and cloud native solutions.Location: Santa Clara or Redwood City, CARequired SkillsExtensive medium to large scale Linux Systems Administration experienceExtensive experience installing and configuring Linux, esp., Oracle LinuxKickstart, Jumpstart, and PXE boot configuration and administrationStrong understanding of NFS, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, and LDAP servicesExperience with network device installation and management (primarily, Cisco)Fiber Channel, iSCSI, or Infiniband administration experienceExperience with OVM, KVM, or other OS virtualization solutionsExperience installing and managing x86 and SPARC based systems, especially Oracle servers and storage, such as:- X3-X9, T4-T7, M4000-M8000, ZFSSA and clusters (PCA, Super Cluster, Exadata and other Engineered Systems, a plus)Mid-level scripting/programming skills to automate routine SA tasks (using, e.g., Python, Ansible, Go, Perl, C, Shell)Ability to conceive and manage lab infrastructure upgrade projectsCuriosity and willingness to learn new skills, work with new tools, and discover new and innovative approaches to solving complex technical challenges50%-100% on-prem work required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs for system racking/troubleshootingPreferred SkillsAdministration of Solaris and other UNIX OS variantsExperience configuring both on-prem and cloud resources via code. (IaC)Configuration management experience - using tools like: Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, and ChefUse of Cobbler for system installationCloud experience and/or certification (Oracle, AWS, Azure, Google, etc.)IaaS, SaaS, or NaaS Oracle Cloud configuration experienceAdministration and use of code repository solutions, such as: GIT, SVN, or PerforceExperience supporting ARM and AMD platformsDevOps and or Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) experienceOracle DB, Oracle MySQL or other database administration skillsPreferred qualificationsBS or MS degree in CS or Engineering (or equivalent experience)Detailed Description and Job RequirementsDefine, design, and implement network communications and solutions within a fast-paced, leading edge database/applications company.Responsible for creating and implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliablility of the system. Manage the load configurations of a central data communication processor and make recommendations for purchase or upgrade of data networks. Coordinate terminal orders and cable installation, network system planning, upgrading, monitoring, testing, and servicing. Approves action requests and specifies purchase requisitions. Negotiates and places orders with common carriers. May play a team leader role for developing System Administrators.Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Eight years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job: Information TechnologyLocation: US-CA,California-Santa ClaraOther Locations: US-CA,California-Redwood CityJob Type: Regular Employee HireOrganization: Oracle