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On Contract - Flex - Hiring For the role of Linux & VMWare Admin

Flextronics Technologies(I) Pvt Ltd

Job 8 - 12 years Fill 66 Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

Flex - Hiring for the role of Linux & VMWare Administrator based in Chennai/Pune.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you will do:

  • Create OS standardizations around speed and reliability
  • Implement security, audit and compliance guidelines
  • Analysis, design, develop, and deploy of Microsoft servers to support 7x24 mission critical business/financial applications and manufacturing execution systems;
  • Develop, deploy, and advance global technical standards, policies, processes, and best practices of Linux platform to maximize efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Manage vendor relationships

Here is some of what you will need (required):

  • Displays technical leadership and oversight of implementation and deployment planning, system integration, ongoing SYSTEM validation processes, project delivery, operations, and sustainability of technical solutions.
  • Maintains issue tracking and documentation systems and provides reporting that ensures proper tracking and visibility of issues and projects
  • Identifies technical and process improvement opportunities and socialize/advocate to get them implemented
  • Expert understanding of Linux internals, system engineering and administration
  • Experience designing, administering and troubleshooting common services including NFS, SMTP, syslog-ng, Apache httpd, etc.
  • Experience designing and implementing configuration management systems like Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience using Kickstart, cobbler and other utilities for automated OS installation
  • Strong scripting skills a must (e.g. Shell, Python, Perl, etc.)
  • Understanding of kernel runtime parameters
  • Understanding of physical storage systems and block device management
  • Advanced knowledge of filesystems and logical volumes
  • Experience interrogating user processes through /proc filesystem
  • Expert at application performance profiling using strace and related utilities
  • Exposure to docker and other container concepts preferred
  • Experience on VMware technology and Virtualization
  • Solid understanding of core networking concepts such as IP Routing and various IP related protocols (e.g. TCP, UDP, Multicast UDP).
  • Good understanding of storage solutions and storage related technologies. (NetApp, HDS, Nimble, Pure etc.)
  • Understanding of file sharing protocols (NFS, SMB, CIFS, etc)

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • 8 - 12 years of experience in Linux/VMware Administration.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to interact with management, vendors and external parties and should be able to effectively communicate complex issues in a clear and concise manner. Must be able to thoroughly document implementations, modifications and removals.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, able to multi-task, able to work independently as well as a team player.
  • Detail oriented, analytical mindset, highly effective at decision making
  • Ability to manage numerous business priorities with ease

Here are a few examples of what you will get for the great work you provide:

  • Health Insurance
  • PTO

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale„¢ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live smarter„¢, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information about working at Flex, please visit

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