Sr. Windows/Linux System Administrator

  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id

What you’ll do:

The Sr. Windows/ Linux System Administrator role will help maintain our high-demand production infrastructure to high levels of availability, security, scalability, performance, and efficiency. 

Who are our customers? Our enterprise customers span Connected Car, Connected Home, tablets, smart meters, medical devices, connected construction equipment, plus thousands more devices from iPhones and Kindles to dog trackers. Right at the crux of these dynamic deployments lie our Device Lifecycle Management capabilities which provide enterprises a powerful mechanism to run their devices in ways that make sense for their businesses. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Your primary duties will include the setup and maintenance of the following: Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, Windows Domain Controller/Forest,Windows DNS, Microsoft Exchange 2013, 2016, Microsoft Hyper-V, Linux OS (Centos, Ubuntu, Scientific Linux), 
  • You'll also configure and maintain the following: VMware ESXi, VCenter, VMWare Horizon, KVM,backup solutions (snapshots, Symantec Netbackup, Windows Backup) and monitoring tools (Icinga, Nagios, Pingdom)
  • Partner with team members in resolving issues.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Who you’ll work with:

You’ll work with team members, clients and internal multi-functional teams to resolve issues quickly.

Who you are:

You'll be an expert Windows and Linux System Administrator who thrives in a fast pace growing environment. You'll have the skills needed to get the job done and the drive and curiosity to contribute where needed. You will have excellent problem solving and debugging skills.

Requirements you’ll need to be successful in this role:

  • 10 or more years experience in an equivalent corporate environment.
  • Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • Solid skills in network troubleshooting
  • Proven skills in PowerShell, Bash and scripting
  • Self-starter, capable of identifying problems and implementing sound, cost effective solutions. 
  • Broad technical experience within office IT support.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Highly organized
  • Superb interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly developing work conditions

Why Cisco: 

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

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