This individual will join the SAP Linux team , participating in the administration of the Red Hat/Suse Linux environments, integration of licensed and/or OEM software packages as well as all strategic and tactical planning of the environment required to meet business needs. The individual filling this role will also be expected to deliver excellent customer service and to interact in a highly effective manner with other team members and management.
Job Duties/Essential Functions Implements and maintains enterprise-class Red Hat|SUSE Linux Unix solutions that support the enterprise SAP Landscape. Designs and implements a toolset that simplifies provisioning and supports on premises and on Azure. Works closely with SAP Application teams to create a continuous integration pipeline focused on automation.
Works closely with SAP Application and Database administrators to standardize and automate deployments. Strong scripting language expertise. Strong focus on design, build, deployment, security, system hardening and securing services Plans and executes major platform software and operating system upgrades and maintenance across a highly virtualized environment.
Manages the planning, implementation, and upgrade of OEM packages. Proactively manages system resources to assure maximum system performance and appropriate additional capacity for peak periods and growth. Plans, configures and implements features on the Red Hat|SUSE Linux platforms that improve availability, response time, and monitoring of key system metrics.
Collaborates with Enterprise Linux team to design and review decision documents. Provides support to the user community using incident and problem management tools, email, and voicemail. Serves as a mentor and provides guidance and training to other team members and I.S.
personnel. Periodic off-hours work required including weekends and holidays and be able to provide 24 by 7 on-call support as necessary. Creates and maintains detailed up-to-date technical documentation.
Experience, Skills, Education & Licenses/Certifications Required:
Minimum of 8 years' of IT experience to include at least 6 years of Red Hat Linux experience in an enterprise environment.
Experience with orchestration, automation, configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, HCM, ITOM). Experienced in working closely with development team to define and optimize a CI/CD pipeline processes. Proven ability to perform custom RPM builds.
Strong Cloud experience in Azure. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or SUSE certification or higher certification or equivalent engineering experience. Experience with Satellite, preferably 6.0 and newer.
Developing and documenting standard operating procedures and best practices in a technical repository. Demonstrated ability in Systems Management and Administration (applying fixes, loading the OS, creating Gold images, resolving system issues, working with vendors to resolve issues, etc). Proven expertise in Performance Tuning and Capacity Planning.
Understanding of Configuration Management and Change Management Best Practices. Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to logically think through problem situations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to partner with others in the area or company to deliver quality solutions. Able to work effectively and produce consistent results with a minimum of supervision. Self-motivated, responsible, conscientious, and detail-oriented.
Able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations professionally. Strong experience with services in Enterprise - Active Directory, DNS, Apache, Tomcat. Strong understanding of Kerberos, cross-realm authentication and Kerberized services.
Working knowledge of Python scripting language. B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent formal training and experience.
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