_Data Center/Systems Administrator – I

Information Technology
Information Technology
Folsom, California
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We have an immediate opening for a Data Center/Systems Administrator on a 12 month assignment extension beyond, in Folsom, CA, USA.


  • HW/Server landing (rack, wire, configure) within our FM2 lab
  • Installing and configuring Linux on the servers using our OS and configuration tools (cobbler and ansible)
  • Linux Administration and troubleshooting (CentOS and Ubuntu)
  • Asset management and maintenance (GLPI)
  • Use the JIRA ticket system for incidents and service requests from our internal customer groups
  • Communicate in slack, email, IM, JIRA, and phone with our internal customer groups for tickets
  • Could be responsible for performing OS upgrades/reinstalls on servers and would need to coordinate with users/owners of the respective servers
  • Comfortable reviewing and modifying BIOS, RAID, and BMC/IPMI settings
  • Troubleshooting and Maintenance activities like drive failure identification and replacement
  • Linux administration skills will be required
  • Experience with the following would be helpful (in order of priority)
  • Ansible
  • Cobbler
  • Asset management (GLPI)

Required skills/experience:

  • Work independently
  • Racking servers
  • Cabling (organized/neat) – power, network, etc.
  • Building servers via network (OS provisioning)
  • Configuring servers using automation (ansible)
  • IPMI/BMC configuration
  • HW maintenance
  • Troubleshoot, root cause, & resolve
  • Monitor and proactively resolve issues
  • OS troubleshooting & updates
  • Decommissioning servers
  • Asset Mgmt – ensure assets are properly maintained in asset DB system

Top 5 Essential Skills:

  • Work independently, stay focused, and achieve results quickly
  • Linux administration (CentOS & Ubuntu)
  • Server administration (HW experience)
  • Communication skills (working with team members and internal customers)
  • Detail oriented and able to follow process/instructions
  • BS Degree or higher level of education


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