Development Systems Administrator 3 - Cloud Unix Systems Administrator

Oracle Colorado Springs , CO 80928

Posted 2 months ago

Provides day-to-day technical support to employees for network infrastructure and internal desktop systems software and hardware. Installs, configures and troubleshoots desktop systems, workstations, servers and network issues in a heterogeneous environment.

Maintains passwords, data integrity and file system security for the desktop environment. Communicates highly technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel. Recommends hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions and upgrades. May participate in development of information technology and infrastructure projects. May conduct training programs

Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years relevant work experience. BS/BA preferred.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Cloud Unix Systems Administrator


The Unix Systems Administrator will use their knowledge of system architecture and administration to provide operational support for business critical systems. Based upon strategic direction and initiatives the candidate must be able to deliver successful results for agreed upon objectives.

A thorough knowledge of IT concepts, strategies and methodologies is essential.

This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong customer service focus, and ability to work in a team as well as independently, ability to learn on the fly, ability to follow procedures, and ability to suggest improvements to existing procedures as appropriate.


  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

  • Five or more years experience providing operations support for enterprise environments.

  • ITIL Foundation Certification preferred.

Required skills

  • Linux Operating System (Oracle Linux, RedHat Linux)

  • Shell & Python scripting

  • x64 Server administration

  • SAN / iSCSI attached storage administration

  • Linux LVM management

  • General understanding of networking and network principals

  • General understanding of storage administration principles

  • Docker

  • Xen virtualization

  • IaaS / PaaS administration

Optional but desirable skills

  • Oracle Database administration

  • Application Middleware administration

  • LAN switch (Cisco, Juniper) administration

  • Storage array administration

  • Backup / Restore administration

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager


All certification a plus


Candidate will be responsible for delivering Linux systems administration and engineering system services to customers. The candidate will also be responsible for interacting with customer counterparts on a regular basis and serving as the technology expert on the customer's behalf. This service is delivered via remote support and the candidate should be able to work in an independent environment while interacting with other team members remotely.

This position requires participation in a 24x7 schedule that requires working on either Saturday or Sunday.

Dress Code

There is no formal dress code for this position, however the candidate will be required to follow customer dress codes in the event that they will be asked to travel to the customer site.


Travel may be required for training or as needed at the customer's request. The candidate should have a valid driver's license and a passport for the ability to travel upon request.

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