Senior Specialist- SLES, Red Hat, & AIX Platforms

Posted 12 Mar 2024

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 271422

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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That`s why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimageable with us.


Role and Responsibilities:

As a Linux Subject Matter Expert , your primary responsibility will be to manage operations, design, and build the Linux/Unix infrastructure. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the stability, security, and performance of the Linux environment. Your key tasks will include:

  • Incident/Change/Problem Management: Utilizing your ITIL knowledge and experience in incident, change, and problem management to effectively handle and resolve Linux-related issues and provide timely solutions.
  • Patching and Vulnerability Management: Implementing and maintaining a comprehensive patch management system and fixing security vulnerabilities in the Linux/Unix environment.
  • Infrastructure Design: Designing and implementing high availability solutions using technologies such as pacemaker. You will be responsible for ensuring the availability and resilience of the Linux infrastructure.
  • Virtualization Management: Familiarity with different virtualization engines like VMware and KVM and leveraging them to optimize resources and improve scalability.
  • Configuration Management: Working with tools such as SUSE Manager, Red Hat Satellite, LDAP, Samba, DNS, and mail server configuration to manage and maintain the Linux environment efficiently.
  • Project Management: Handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, collaborating with complex and international remote teams, and ensuring successful project execution within timelines.
  • Shift Work: Working in a rotational shift environment, to provide continuous support and maintain service availability. Three shifts between 6am to 10.30am.
  • Hybrid Working Model: Adapting to a hybrid work model that includes both remote and on-site work at the base location in Bangalore.

Skills Required: 

  • 7 + years of experience with strong expertise in SUSE Linux and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and experience with AIX, which will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing high availability solutions using technologies like pacemaker and PowerHA.
  • Familiarity with virtualization engines such as VMware and KVM.
  • Experience working with configuration management tools like SUSE Manager, Red Hat Satellite, LDAP, Samba, DNS, and mail server configuration.
  • Experience with any scripting language (Bash, Shell) and automation platforms like Salt stack / Ansible/ python is highly desired.
  • Ability to work effectively in complex and global remote teams and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.


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What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!

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