Position: System/Platform Administrator - LCM
Oracle’s Cloud Operations – PaaS group is looking for multi-talented System/Platform Administrator with expert level experience in supporting systems and applications built on a mix of Oracle and Open Source technologies. As a contributing member of a globally distributed team, you will be responsible for the support of Cloud Services across various PaaS portfolios. This is a unique, ground floor opportunity to work on cutting edge platforms to support Oracle’s growing Cloud Services.
Ø Collaborate with Product Development and other operational teams to define production PaaS Service deployment standards and drive standardization across operations.
Ø In depth hands-on systems experience with Linux O/S, Oracle Weblogic application servers, Oracle HTTP servers and Oracle DB servers.
Ø Work with Development, Release Management, Service Delivery Managers and other Cloud Operations teams on Life Cycle Management (LCM) processes and tools to on-board new and upgrade existing PaaS Services.
Ø Work with Security, Server, Network and Monitoring Operations teams to integrate PaaS services into Oracle Public Cloud production environments.
Ø Train Run-time Management teams (RTM) on new External Compute Service deployment architectures and associated operational monitoring and management tools, including Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM), Logstash/Kibana and Real User Experience Insight (RUEI)
Ø Provide L2 run-time management (RTM) support for customer Service Request (SR) escalations.
7+ years of senior technical expertise in Linux system administration and scripting
Ø 5+ years of senior technical experience supporting complex production virtualized infrastructure environments
Ø 5+ years of senior technical experience with Oracle Weblogic application servers and WLST scripting
Ø Strong working knowledge with networking firewall and load-balancing configuration experience a plus.
Ø Working knowledge of Oracle HTTP Servers (OHS) servers a plus
Ø Detailed troubleshooting skills to investigate system performance bottlenecks and bugs.
Ø Technical skills and knowledge that extends across Application / Server / Storage / Network technologies to troubleshoot and provide system level guidance/solutions.
Ø Strong communication and documentation skills to interface across breadth of Development, QA, CloudQA and other Cloud Operations technical teams and management.
Ø Hands on experience in translating capacity requirements into Infrastructure deployment topology, with experience in sizing, capacity planning a plus.
Ø Attention to detail.
Ø Must be a self-starter, with a strong attention to details.
Ø Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ø Willingness to learn new technologies.
Preferred Additional Skills:
Ø Experience in installing, configuring and managing layered cloud technologies:
o Operating system (Linux)
o Application Servers (Weblogics)
o Database Servers (Oracle RDBMS, MySQL).
Ø Certification(s) on Linux/Unix administration in any distribution.
Ø Experience with automated IaaS and PaaS deployments
Ø Ability to code and script
Ø Strong experience with systems troubleshooting
Ø Experience with frequent, incremental and continuous code testing (CI) and deployment (CD) processes and tools (Idoru, Artifactory, Hudson, Selenium)
Ø Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders