Infrastructure Linux Administrator

Posted 01 Apr 2019

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 189872


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: As an Infrastructure Linux Administrator, you will be responsible for the design, build and implementation of infrastructure solutions for Unix / Linux Domain and serve as the highest level of technical escalation point within the North America/South America region. You will fix, troubleshoot and propose improvements to project deliverables and assist the project manager in the definition of project scope and objectives ensuring technical feasibility. You will perform functional analysis of solutions as part of developing the initial project requirements. Be responsible for the completion of manuals for the handover of the infrastructure to the Operation team and you will proactively identify SME areas of operational weakness and propose service improvement plans.


Who you are: You have the ability to work in complex and international remote teams and handle multiple tasks & projects simultaneously. You have the ability to design high availability solutions and have familiarity with different virtualization engines like powervm, vmware, and kvm. You possess excellent infrastructure technical communication and reporting skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of experience into Unix / Linux infrastructure support
  • SME skills on either REDHAT and SLES with performance analysis and tuning capabilities, required
  • SUSE SMT / Redhat Satellite / LDAP server/ Samba / DNS / mail server config/ SuSe Manager experience, preferred
  • Experience with Ansible / salt stack / python / scripting, preferred
  • Security hardening standards implementation - PCI/CIS, preferred
  • ITIL certification and Incident/change/problem management experience, preferred
  • Knowledge of GxP quality systems and Infrastructure, preferred
  • Project Management skills & certification, preferred
  • Willingness to work in shifts and on call support


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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