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RedHat Senior System Administrator - Compute Platform in Portugal

About the job

The Red Hat Enterprise Hardware Services team, a globally distributed team within the Red Hat Information Technology (IT) team, is looking for a Senior System Administrator to join us in Portugal, focusing on the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this role, you will focus on compute server hardware, particularly Cisco UCS. However, as part of a global team that also manages storage platforms, primarily NetApp, as well as a physical datacenter, you will eventually expand into those areas also. Therefore, any additional experience the you can bring that is related to those areas will be considered a big plus. You should ideally be a senior engineer who can collaborate with our Compute team to lead in managing our server hardware platforms. This specific opening is mainly focused on Cisco UCS and affiliated technologies.

What you will do

  • Perform complete life cycle management of compute hardware, including deployment, configuration, refresh, and decommissioning

  • Engineer solutions to operationalize and automate compute functions

  • Provide engineering support for compute infrastructure; this will include monitoring and troubleshooting compute-related problems

  • Extensively partner with business groups and vendors to consult on technical solutions which move the business forward

  • Manage chassis and blade-based infrastructure and standard rack mounts

  • Troubleshoot and remediate all hardware via manufacturer support agreements

  • Consult on hardware-related issues as part of collaboration within major infrastructure projects

What you will bring

  • Extensive experience working with Cisco UCS hardware in chassis, blade, and rack-mount configurations

  • Extensive experience working with centralized configuration management of Cisco UCS hardware, including UCS Manager, command line, and Cisco Intersight

  • Understanding of compute technologies within the context of the wider infrastructure stack, i.e., relationships and dependencies on storage and network infrastructures

  • Experience working within a physical datacenter

  • Excellent written verbal communication skills in English; ability to work effectively in a geographically distributed team

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience working with Dell server hardware

  • Experience working in a technology-lead role and providing direction on strategic initiatives for the compute infrastructure

  • Experience working with at least a subset of other manufacturers and hardware types, including Juniper switches and NetApp storage appliances

  • Knowledge of automation of relevant technologies using Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) certifications

  • Experience with Red Hat-supported virtualization, container platforms, or storage technologies, like Red Hat OpenStack Platform or Red Hat Ceph Storage

  • Basic knowledge of Juniper networks or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-level networking

  • Any NetApp certification


About Red Hat

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Posting Location : Location PT-Remote

Posting date 2 weeks ago (1/14/2022 4:05 AM)

Job ID 93597

Category Systems Engineering