1+ months

Senior Systems Adminstrator (Linux/FreeBSD) - Talos

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

Who we are

Talos Operations organization is the heartbeat of Talos. We play a pivotal role in building out our infrastructure to providing support to the entire organization.

Who You'll Work With

As a member of the Operations team, you will work with the entire organization in some capacity. We are in search of motivated, creative, ambitious engineers to deliver high-availability, high-performance and excellent customer service.

What you'll do

You will be part of an exciting team who is responsible for providing support to our development teams in deploying, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining our environments. You are required to collaborate with a wide-range of multi-functional teams, both within and outside the organization to cover program management, architecture, infrastructure, deployment, and support during all phases of the software application life cycle.

  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools CACTI, Nagios, Pager Duty
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions for hardware and software licenses
  • Build tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure
  • Maintain organization of work queues will be required to work task provided out of Jira ticket queue
  • Manage, craft and document change requests will build a knowledge base on process / procedures
  • Perform troubleshooting of Linux, FreeBSD and Windows based applications
  • Administer Linux, FreeBSD and Windows servers (account, disk and other system resources management)
  • Write simple/complex SQL queries to compile data for requested reports
  • Be a mentor to junior engineers and assist them in their tasks
  • Perform scheduled changes and document success/failures provide metrics of system uptimes /failures
  • Multitask multiple priorities and be able to work them until completion
  • Craft knowledge-base documentation on repeated tasks and complex changes
  • Develop and perform Request for Change change management procedures
  • Manage emails and respond in a professional and timely manor

Required Skills:

  • FreeBSD, CentOS, Linux, VMWare experience
  • Ability to write/bugfix Perl / Shell scripts
  • Experience with Ansible automation tool creating playbooks
  • Familiarity with common network protocols/daemons: TCP/IP, UDP, DNS/LDAP/DHCP/ActiveMQ/MySQL/Apache
  • ITIL
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Customer service
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Knowledge of racking / de-racking hardware
  • Ability to document procedures / changes

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco


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Posted: 2019-05-17 Expires: 2019-09-15

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