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Title:  Analyst, IT Operations - Server Tech


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Job Title: Analyst, IT Operations - Server Tech(Linux Admin)


Job Location: Hyderabad


General Summary:


The Sr. Staff Linux Admin is responsible for the development and ongoing maintenance & support of CommScope’s Unix-based enterprise infrastructure to ensure overall availability and reliability.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to management and support of VMware and Nutanix virtualized environments; performance monitoring & analysis, network configuration, project management, troubleshooting, planning, and forecasting.   


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Implement, manage, and maintain CommScope’s Unix-based enterprise infrastructure supporting critical business systems.
  • Implement, manage, and maintain storage solutions (i.e. SAN & NAS) for Linux, Nutanix, and VMware environments.
  • Identify and investigate complex system malfunctions: isolate causes of errors due to servers, desktops/laptops, storage, network, cabling, etc.; work with vendors to resolve hardware and software issues.
  • Monitor usage, capacity, and performance of systems; liaise with users and vendors to address problems and changes in requirements.
  • Maintain system documentation including licensing, hardware and software inventory, security data, user manuals, Visio-style layouts, etc.
  • Plan and implement upgrades to IT systems; install and configure hardware and software.
  • Ensure systems are properly backed up and monitored; define and implement backup procedures for disaster recovery purposes.
  • Provide technical guidance and direction to less experienced staff.
  • Manage Ticketing queue and issue resolution.
  • Perform other/additional duties and projects as assigned.

Additional Skills:


  • Technical: Linux (UNIX) Administration; shell or interpreted scripting
  • VMware vSphere Administration
  • Working knowledge of high availability scenarios using VMware
  • Networking (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP); Backup and Recovery methods
  • Working knowledge of networking hardware
  • Proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Ability to troubleshoot applications in a terminal service or console environment
  • Ability to train non-technical employees in complex computer functions
  • Team player who is customer-service oriented and works well any time of the day
  • Well organized self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Displays high-level system and network problem-solving skills
  • Team player who is customer-service oriented
  • Able to develop project plans and manage accordingly

     Required Education and Experience: 


  • Bachelor of Science in IT or Computer Science or equivalent experience with a minimum of 8 years of experience in Linux administration 
  • Five (5) plus years of related experience with administration of Unix Systems Administration, three (3) years of VMware and/or Nutanix, and three (3) years scripting experience emphasizing configuration management.

Additional Experience (preferred but not required):

  • Seven (7) plus years administering Linux/Solaris systems in a mission-critical environment
  • Seven (7) plus years scripting (shell and/or interpreted) 
  • Seven (7) plus years Red Hat Linux Administration
  • Five (5) plus years of cloud tenant administration (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
  • Five (5) plus years managing VMware ESX/ESXi or vSphere environments
  • Three (3) plus years administering Solaris 9/10/11 (including LDOMs/Zones) 
  • Three (3) plus years administering Nutanix clusters in a production environment
  • Three (3) plus years with configuration management tools – Ansible preferred
  • NAS/SAN storage experience a plus (HPE and NetApp preferred)
  • Identity Management/AD/LDAP experience plus
  • Systems Management (e.g. Red Hat Satellite, Ansible) experience a plus
  • Commvault/Veeam/NetBackup experience a plus


Commscope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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