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Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. Our All Programmable devices underpin today's most advanced electronics. Among the broad range of end markets we serve are:

  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Automotive
  • Broadcast
  • Consumer
  • High Performance Computing
  • Industrial / Scientific / Medical (ISM)
  • Wired
  • Wireless

 


 

We are looking for a Staff Systems Administrator who will be responsible for providing in-depth technical Engineering IT support to the Engineering organizations at Xilinx. The incumbent will act as a point of contact for local and regional engineering users for Engineering IT support & partner with global Engineering IT teams to ensure timely support to regional users

Job Description;

  • Provide technical leadership for small, medium and large scale, enterprise-wide projects.
  • To support and improve complex Linux and high performance computing in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Furthermore, this person will be responsible for collaborating globally on efforts for various IT activities related to the Xilinx Engineering system environment, in accordance with Xilinx World Wide IT strategies and objectives.
  • To provide Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, and SUSE) troubleshooting and technical support to the Engineering organization.
  • Provide NetApp basic storage administrations for the local storage requirements.
  • Provide Linux application support. Work closely with Engineering on continual application, process and workflow improvement.
  • Contribute to generating roadmaps for leveraging current and future technologies to provide innovative and sustainable solutions to complex problems.
  • Assist in day-to-day maintenance of the Engineering infrastructure, including Linux system builds, configuration & security management, patching, automation and system upgrades.
  • Review and assist in support case management related to Engineering infrastructure; participate in on-call rotation schedule
  • Maintain and monitor production systems to ensure optimal performance and uptime
  • Assist in troubleshooting complex and highly complex technical issues.
  • Produce and analyze metrics for servers, storages to ensure uptime, potential performance enhancements & optimal utilization of resources
  • provide support in virtualized environments (VMware, Citrix Xendesktop environment)
  • To support on configuration management tools is desirable (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack or others)
  • To provide Linux repository maintenance, and rpm/deb package creation/manipulation
  • Supporting and using source code control tools, e.g. GIT, Perforce, CVS/RCS.
  • Require to be on-call roster, working after office hours from time to time; and provide Follow The Sun support

The successful incumbent should be/possess the following attributes:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Information Systems/Computer Science/Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience
  • Solid experience in Linux environment
  • Experience in configuration management tools is desirable (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack or others) 
  • Experience with Monitoring tools. i.e. Splunk, CA UIM or equivalent is an added advantage
  • Solid experience in Linux repository maintenance, and rpm/deb package creation/manipulation  
  • Experience supporting and using source code control tools, e.g. GIT, Perforce, CVS/RCS.   
  • Experience in managing monitoring tools. i.e. Splunk, CA UIM or equivalent  is an added advantage

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