Job Description :
Data Center/Systems Administrator -need GCH/USC - Onsite interview needed
Folsom, CA - Locals to Folsom and Bay area only
12 Months

Performing general server administration tasks, monitoring and optimizing system performance and reliability, operational workflow development, and managing enhancements/upgrades and providing various Ievels of support.
Develops and maintain system documentation for Iab/Data Center configuration and customizations. Designs, develops, and maintains custom templates and reports for performance and proof of concept testing. Provides application and server Ievel support for server environments and serve as the Subject Matter Expert for asset management system.
Lead Technical efforts for software upgrade, patch updates, data migration, for server software.
Apply configuration and tuning standards in accordance with Linux recommendations and clients requirements.
Develop and maintain system documentation for server/software configuration and customizations. Conduct system performance analysis and performance improvements in collaboration with Architects, Engineers and Network Engineer to ensure system efficiency.
Provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 Level support.

Key responsibilities include, not limited to the following:
HW/Server landing (rack, wire, configure) within our FM2 lab
Installing and configuring Linux on the servers using our OS and configuration tools (cobbler and ansible)
Linux Administration and troubleshooting (CentOS and Ubuntu)
Asset management and maintenance (GLPI)
Use the JIRA ticket system for incidents and service requests from our internal customer groups
Communicate in slack, email, IM, JIRA, and phone with our internal customer groups for tickets
Could be responsible for performing OS upgrades/reinstalls on servers and would need to coordinate with users/owners of the respective servers
Comfortable reviewing and modifying BIOS, RAID, and BMC/IPMI settings
Troubleshooting and Maintenance activities like drive failure identification and replacement
Linux administration skills will be required

Skills required, not limited to the following:
3-5years IT related experience
Linux administration (CentOS & Ubuntu)
Server administration (HW experience)
Communication skills (working with team members and internal customers)
Detail oriented and able to follow process/instructions
Shell scripting experience (to perform commands/scans across clusters – distributed servers)
Minimum 3-5years experience with Linux (UNIX) server administration including installation, configuration, monitoring, upgrade and Pkg installation. Knowledge of computer diagnostics and installation, to include hardware/software troubleshooting and networking
Demonstrated experience working with infrastructure related components such as running network cables, installing servers and equipment in racks
Familiarity with the operation and configuration of networking protocols, network interface card installation, switches, and similar components
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and offer effective solutions under tight deadlines
Strong problem-solving and root cause analysis skills
Must be capable of lifting 1U and 2U rack mounted servers up to 40 pounds and familiar with the use of Rack Jacks and general data center safety procedures
Follow written and/or Verbal instructions for custom operating system and application installs Maintaining and auditing Iab assets and routine inventory control
Capable of learning and using custom built asset and inventory tracking software (training will be provided)
Minimum Education: BS degree in Computer Science or IT

Following Skills are a plus:
Experience with the following would be helpful (in order of priority)
Asset management (GLPI)
Knowledge of data center power system i.e. PDU, 120/240v
Knowledge of wire and cable management
Knowledge of IP-KVM