Senior Windows System Cloud Engineer

Title: Senior /Principal System Administrator

Reporting to : Manager, Cloud Data Center Operations

About Business Unit:

The Oracle Cloud for Industry (OCI) provides Cloud-based Infrastructure and Platform services to allow the Oracle Global Business Units to offer Cloud offerings in the Health Sciences, Communications, Retail, Finance, Utilities, and Project Management vertical markets.
The Oracle Cloud for Industry (OCI) Architecture team is responsible for driving architecture innovation and enabling Oracle Global Business Unit (GBU) Cloud Offerings. OCI Architects bridge the gap between business and technology and combine a deep understanding of technology, applications, industry best practices, business processes and architectural patterns to develop Cloud solutions that meet the business objectives of the GBU's and their customers.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will possess excellent systems management and interpersonal communication skills, have good troubleshooting and analyzing skills, and are responsible and responsive. The candidate must be expert on Windows Operating Systems (2000/2003/2008) and independent on Oracle Enterprise Linux (RHEL base) Operating System, database and Internet technologies, security and hosting facilities. The candidate must feel comfortable in fast-paced, team-based environment.
• Support the deployment of development environments used for building new offerings and applications that will be deployed into a mission critical SaaS (Software as a Service) Hosting environment
• Create Install Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ) and deployment documentation as needed to support environment and application deployments into the Production Hosting environment.
• Work with project managers to plan server resources and set-up timelines for projects. Develop requirements, specification and project development efforts to support projects. Coordinate with vendors to committed services.
• Execute against project plans to implement software and hardware installation and upgrade projects. Assist with resolving performance tuning issues. Provide off-hours support on a rotating schedule.
• Assure internal and vendor compliance to company standard operating procedures. Review quality metrics and procedures. Assess system vulnerability and security capabilities. Participate in disaster recovery and backup procedures development and implementation.
• Responsible for the system administration activities within the environment; Monitor all system processes. Install, configure, and maintain file systems. Develop and maintain shell scripts and programs to support and simplify administration tasks for our mission critical processes. Design and secure troubleshooting system utilities and diagnostic equipment. Introduce remote management
Required Skills:

Essential Skills:
• B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent experience;
• 8 year experience in a System Admin position.
• Experienced with Quality Management methods and philosophies.
• Certifications are a plus and Exposure to ITIL V3
• Strong network and/or system background
• Strong knowledge of Windows Server technologies
• Strong knowledge of Active Directory
• Strong knowledge of PowerShell scripting
• Knowledge of PKI desired
• Experience with 24x7 support a plus
• Strong research skills
• Ability to manage and maintain an Active Directory forest infrastructure
• Assess and Analyze the environment and provide migration/upgrade solutions from Windows NT/ windows 2003 / 2008 AD to Windows 2012 AD.
• Ability to troubleshoot common Windows and Active Directory issues
• Setting up and managing Active Directory Sites and Subnets
• Expert knowledge in administering Active Directory GPO's.
• Expert knowledge of DNS, DHCP, WINS, DFS, Windows 2012.
• Excellent team skills and integrity in a professional environment
• TCP/IP network expertise
• Strong Knowledge of server virtualization, SAN and NAS technologies
• Experience with SMTP, sFTP, IIS, ASP, HTML, VBScript, Windows and other Unix based Scripting languages, and DNS services. Ability to write and debug scripts.
Installation and operation of custom Internet and Intranet computing environments running Windows 2000, 2003, and 2008.
• Installation of Oracle Enterprise Linux and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
• Must be self-managed and self-motivated.
• Exposure to backup, DR and patching tools/technologies

Good to have Skills:
• Demonstrable expertise in server/system management in a production environment.
• Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, to appropriate management.
• First rate customer service skills are a MUST.
• Knowledge of UNIX and/or Linux.
• Must be available to be on call 24x7 and work some evenings or weekends.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and planning skills.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
• Familiarity with Oracle Utilities (SPL / Lodestar) products is a big plus;

Work Location: Burlington, MA, United States
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Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Eight years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.

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.

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