Linux Systems Administrator
SYNNEX
Guelph, ON
4d ago

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Linux Systems Administrator

Get Inspired by the Work You’ll Do

  • Manage HP DL / DX and SAN switches. Monitor and support CPU, RAM, Drive, Fans, Power, NIC, HBA and cables...OS crashes and exceptions.
  • Linux Operation System's installation, configuration, evaluation, upgrading, patching, monitoring, analyzing and deploying.
  • Install and manage block storages. Responsible for storages' configuration, troubleshooting, multipathing, monitoring, upgrade, deployment, optimizing, break fix.
  • Install and manage file / backup storages, such as Cohesity. Responsible for backup, replication, global deployment, performance optimization, troubleshooting, link aggregation.
  • Be skilled in Ansible to code Ansible playbook to manage thousands of virtual machines and hundreds of physical servers running on RHEL / CentOS globally.
  • Have rich administrative experience on private cloud, such as Nutanix
  • Have rich administrative experience on open cloud, such as AWS, GCP
  • Deploy, manage and troubleshoot PROD CRONs. Support requests from developers about CRONs and CRON environment maintenance.
  • Responsible for Application Server’s availability and stability, such as LDAP, FTP, SFTP, NTP, CRON, NFS and so on.
  • Work with DBA to optimize Database Servers performance and related requirements, such as CPU cores, shared memory, disk space extension.
  • Be available to provide 24x7 second level and by rotation on call and onsite support for major hardware issues and production issues.
  • Your passion is sparked by :

  • BA / BS in computer science / electrical engineering or equivalent fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ administrative experience of mainstream HPE servers.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ administrative experience on Linux Operation System.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ administrative experience of mainstream backup storage, such as Cohesity.
  • Have strong analytical and troubleshooting skill to solve production issues under great pressure.
  • Be skilled in mainstream RHEL, CentOS and Solaris.
  • Be skilled in HPE mainstream physical servers DL / BL / XL-series and Oracle T-series.
  • In-depth programming experience with UNIX shell script, Python, Ansible, etc.
  • Be skilled in mainstream block storages, such as ION accelerator, 3PAR, Nimbus and so on.
  • Be skilled in mainstream file storages, such as Cohesity, Quantum DXi with their dedupe, compression, replication, snapshot, and auto backup functions.
  • Be skilled in Oracle Virtualization.
  • Be skilled in protocol such as LDAP, FTP, SFTP, NTP, NFS and so on and CRON.
  • Have strong business communication skill, able to work in a dynamic and diverse working environment and multi-tasking.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions based on findings and experience.
  • Demonstrate experience with enterprise-level virtualization strategy, design, implementation and maintenance using VMware vSphere 6.
  • x servers and clusters including vCenter, Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and vCloud Director.

  • Proven history of incident response, diagnostic and advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • We have Great Perks

  • 3-weeks’ vacation
  • Every day is Casual Day
  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance plan
  • Profit Sharing Opportunity
  • Employee Referral Award program
  • Employee Purchase Plan / Company Discounts
  • Out of Country travel assistance
  • Health / Wellness initiatives
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Milestone Service Awards
  • Community Involvement activities in partnership with Kids Help Phone
  • Employee of the Quarter awards
  • Group RRSP with Company Matching
  • Training Opportunities
  • Huang Leadership Development Scholarship
  • Bi-annual President’s Club
  • Annual Founders Award
  • Be Inspired In Your Career.

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