Profile: Sr. Systems Administrator
Work Location: Noida
Experience: 8 years+
The Sr. Systems Administrator position is based out of Noida and is required to deliver expert level support of IT Infrastructure. This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Provide assistance to user community by answering questions, troubleshooting problems and providing informal one-on-one training when needed.
Work on helpdesk tickets to meet service level objectives.
Gain understanding of Global IT policies, processes and procedures in areas like asset management, client security and ensure a high degree of compliance. Be in a position to advice end users as required.
Support the asset management processes to ensure all assets are registered appropriately and monitored
Install, Maintain and Support the server, storage infrastructure and technologies to meet uptime, availability and performance goals.
Support distributed computing environment running LSF or Univa
Provide remote assistance to employees on the go and for those who work at home
Monitor services and respond proactively to fix issues to continuously improve availability and performance.
Administer data backup of clients and ensure critical data is protected with standard backup implementation or through data replication.
Maintain datacenter infrastructure as per standard practices. Plan and execute new installs of servers. Plan and execute equipment retirement following due processes.
Contribute to evolving standard operating procedures with a focus on problem avoidance
Install and Configure Software, upgrade and do patch maintenance. Ensure software license compliance. Provide hardware support and troubleshooting to isolate problems. Liaise with Vendors to resolve problems.
Actively participate in team meetings, report on project status, update monthly metrics and report quarterly on IT operations and project activities
Work on automating tasks that has a potential for reducing a lot of manual repetitive labour.
Develop and maintain web based solutions to address reporting and analytics needs. Enhance solutions to meet evolving requirements and develop solutions to bring in transformative change. "
Skills & Qualification
BS degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology or Engineering
Must have 8+ years of experience in Systems Administration supporting Linux
Must have in-depth knowledge supporting and administering servers and workstations in a large, multi-site, enterprise-wide environment. Global experience preferred
Must be familiar with problem management, incident management, and change control processes.
Must work well in a team environment and possess proficient English written and verbal communication skills.
Must understand networking protocols and be able to diagnose network related problems at the client/server level.
Experience administering NAS storage from Netapp/EMC is desirable
Experience supporting distributed computing environment (LSF/Univa) is desirable
Virtualization experience with VMWare products is desirable• Knowledge of database systems and experience with MySQL/MSSql is desirable
Experience supporting software development engineers and employees on the move or remote employees. Must perform problem resolution in an effective and timely manner in accordance with SLA's and customer expectations.
Demonstrate Project management, time management and prioritization skills to accommodate business requirements and managing scheduled activities.
The ideal candidate must be able to adapt to a wide variety of duties, including end user support, project deadlines and commitments, data center systems management and monitoring, and many other aspects of IT.
Exposure to Cloud and Big Data Technologies is a plus"
Job ID: 183595
Organization: Digital Industries
Company: Mentor Graphics (India) Private Limited
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time