Linux Administrator – Akamai Technologies India Private Limited – Bangalore

Linux Administrator Jobs in Bangalore

Job Description
About the job:
Akamais Infrastructure Services team is looking for Unix Systems Administrator II who is responsible for operational support of Linux Server Infrastructure and delivering IT Support Services effectively and efficiently

About the Team
Akamais Infrastructure Services team is responsible for provisioning, managing and supporting the Corporate IT infrastructure which is consumed by internal business functions.

As a member of Infrastructure Services team, you are responsible for handling day to day support operations of Linux Servers part of Corporate IT. You will also closely work with all technical towers and different business functions to understand the IT requirements and deliver them in most effective and efficient way

Responsibilities:
On-going administration support of Linux systems and VMWare.
Use system resource utilization and monitoring tools to identify potential problem areas before they result in incidents.
Troubleshoot storage environment problems (connectivity, performance, capacity)
Automate routine administrative and maintenance tasks by scripting the procedures through Shell Scripting, Perl or ansible.
Participate in white hat incidents for problem resolution.
Providing root cause analysis to incidents.
Inventory management of servers and consumables for their technical area
Collaborating with engineering teams for project implementation.
Hardware and software support renewals
Upgrade of essential service like Bind, Infoblox, Netbackup, etc..
Ensure Audit Compliance
Transition tasks from Engineering to operations

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
Overall 7-8 Yrs of experience in the IT Infrastructure Management and Service Delivery
o Minimum 3 Yrs of ITIL based Service Delivery experience
o Minimum 7 Yrs of hand-on technical experience in managing Linux , VMWare and Storage Technologies covering the below
Linux Server Administration, User/computer Account Management and Access rights management
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux Servers
Experience in troubleshooting of Files system, Disk Management and start-up scripts on Linux servers
Experience in remediating services to infrastructure teams based on vulnerability & policy compliance scans
Maintenance and support of virtualized environments on ESX operating systems
Creation, Management and Configuration of Virtual Machines, Clone and Templates
Manage & troubleshoot issues related to creation of vSwitches, port groups and NIC Teaming
Familiarity with scripting languages like PowerShell, Bash, Perl

Desired Qualifications
Good communication skills, especially with verbal and written English.
Experience in supporting two or more Datacenter site infrastructures
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:IT-Software / Software Services
Functional Area:IT Software – Application Programming , Maintenance
Role Category:Admin/Maintenance/Security/Datawarehousing
Role: System Administrator
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time

Keyskills

Linux Administrator Vmware Administrator cluster unix troubleshooting

Desired Candidate Profile

About the job:
Akamais Infrastructure Services team is looking for Unix Systems Administrator II who is responsible for operational support of Linux Server Infrastructure and delivering IT Support Services effectively and efficiently

About the Team
Akamais Infrastructure Services team is responsible for provisioning, managing and supporting the Corporate IT infrastructure which is consumed by internal business functions.

As a member of Infrastructure Services team, you are responsible for handling day to day support operations of Linux Servers part of Corporate IT. You will also closely work with all technical towers and different business functions to understand the IT requirements and deliver them in most effective and efficient way

Responsibilities:
On-going administration support of Linux systems and VMWare.
Use system resource utilization and monitoring tools to identify potential problem areas before they result in incidents.
Troubleshoot storage environment problems (connectivity, performance, capacity)
Automate routine administrative and maintenance tasks by scripting the procedures through Shell Scripting, Perl or ansible.
Participate in white hat incidents for problem resolution.
Providing root cause analysis to incidents.
Inventory management of servers and consumables for their technical area
Collaborating with engineering teams for project implementation.
Hardware and software support renewals
Upgrade of essential service like Bind, Infoblox, Netbackup, etc..
Ensure Audit Compliance
Transition tasks from Engineering to operations

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.
Overall 7-8 Yrs of experience in the IT Infrastructure Management and Service Delivery
o Minimum 3 Yrs of ITIL based Service Delivery experience
o Minimum 7 Yrs of hand-on technical experience in managing Linux , VMWare and Storage Technologies covering the below
Linux Server Administration, User/computer Account Management and Access rights management
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux Servers
Experience in troubleshooting of Files system, Disk Management and start-up scripts on Linux servers
Experience in remediating services to infrastructure teams based on vulnerability & policy compliance scans
Maintenance and support of virtualized environments on ESX operating systems
Creation, Management and Configuration of Virtual Machines, Clone and Templates
Manage & troubleshoot issues related to creation of vSwitches, port groups and NIC Teaming
Familiarity with scripting languages like PowerShell, Bash, Perl

Desired Qualifications
Good communication skills, especially with verbal and written English.
Experience in supporting two or more Datacenter site infrastructures

Education-
UG: B.Tech/B.E. – Computers
PG:Post Graduation Not Required
Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

Company Profile:

AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Akamai is the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. Akamai has transformed the Internet from a chaotic network into a predictable, scalable, and secure business platform. Akamai routinely handles 15% of total Internet traffic. The company has created the world’s largest and most widely used on-demand distributed computing platform, with more than 14,000 servers in 1,100 networks in 65+ countries.

1,726 organizations have formed trusted relationships with Akamai, improving revenue and reducing costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Akamai’s customers include 6 of the top 10 companies from the DJIA, 6 of the top 10 agencies on the Keynote Government 40 index, and many Fortune 500 companies. In India, Akamai’s customers include Rediff.com, Sify.com, NDTV, FabMall, Indiatimes, amongst others. The company’s strong partner ecosystem includes IBM and EDS, as well as Web-hosting companies, systems integrators, Web developers, software and hardware vendors, and network providers.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Akamai’s industry-leading services, matched with world-class customer care, are used by hundreds of today’s most successful enterprises and government agencies around the globe. In India, Akamai’s office is located in Bangalore.