System / Platform Administrator

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Key Responsibilities:

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.

Required Skills:

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

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