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Job Description

Be point of contact for Production, Development and Engineering customers, developing tactical plans in line with project initiatives and programs. Provide updates and status to management and stakeholders on project efforts.
Perform System / Network Administration activities on Unix systems (RHEL, CentOS, OEL, Solaris).
Perform System / Network Administration activities on Solaris & VMware Virtual environment.
Perform Administration activities on Netapp and EMC Storage
Perform Administration activities on UCS (Flexpod)
Automate various System and Network Administration activities.
Develop various system administration / monitoring tools for day to day use and handover to operation team with proper documentation and training.
Install, configure, and perform upgrades on the following system management tools: Splunk, Foglight, R-Syslog, Sendmail, Netbackup, Puppet and Nagios
Ability to Install, configure, and support Openstack & Hadoop environment (Nova, Swift, Cinder, Neutron, Horizon, Keystone & Glance)
Should be security conscious in all the system administration, development and tools configuration/management activities.
Participate in “proof of concept” programs, implementing new technologies and tools.
Complete and submit weekly report to Management. Should track and document all tasks, resolution provided for issues and project/work status and provide to management.
Participate in 'on-call' duties outside of normal business hours as well as participate in bi-weekly maintenance windows as required.
Perform support and maintenance activities of Production, QA and Development systems. Manage and document all work through appropriate work management and change control systems.
Able to support systems handling credit card data, PCI Compliance systems, Systems supporting DoD and Systems with confidential and proprietary information such as source code.
Lead a team of Systems, Storage and Virtualization Admins, Come up with project plan(s), resource allocation and prioritize projects handled by the team
Come up with short term and long term roadmap and vision for technologies and tools managed by the team.

Skills & Requirements

2 to 3 Years in a Technical Lead/Management Position
7 to 9 years experience in a technical support organization (VMware/System/Network Administration).
5 to 7 Years experience in VMWare virtualization techniques is a must.
5 to 7 Years experience in Linux is a must.
5 to 7 Years experience in Solaris is a must.
5 to 7 Years experience in NetApp and/or EMC Storage is a must
Solid experience in system & network administration of RHEL Linux & Solaris.
In depth knowledge of System/OS level TCP/IP Networking is a must.
Should put in security as a priority in all the administration and tools management.
Should be able to work independently and lead/complete project as per guidelines.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as oral and written skills.
Participate in off-hours, weekends and holidays on-call support as required.
25% of US and International travel.
Ability to acquire and maintain Trusted employee status.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs and work inside a data center environment

  • Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

About Symantec (Cloud Platform Engineering)

Symantec’s new Cloud Platform Engineering team is looking for innovators to help us build a world-class cloud infrastructure from the ground up. Enjoy the creativity and freedom that you would have at a startup, but the stability of a respected Fortune 500 company… 
Protecting people is an important mission, and at the end of the day, that's what we do. The Cloud Platform Engineering team has several current openings, and will continue to invest and grow this team in alignment with our long-term strategy. This is a rare opportunity you don’t want to miss. 
The company has a long-term strategic commitment to the team and these new roles. Besides having a top-notch leadership team and competitive salary and benefits, we offer an open, flexible and supportive environment which will let you bring your ideas to life. We are committed to development, diversity and innovation. Are you ready to help make an impact?


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