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engineer-3/sys admin-systems-linux in Chennai

chennai, tamil nadu
Information Technology
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comcast recruitment team, randstad india
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About Company

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBC Universal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBC Universal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.


Position Summary:
This position is primarily responsible for the support of production and non-production Linux and Solaris servers from a systems administration perspective.

Major Duties:
Support existing server infrastructure in a 24x7 on-call capacity as part of a team rotation.Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and OS problems (including performance tuning) and provide root cause analysis in a continual improvement model.Respond to escalated incidents and provide Linux/Solaris system administration subject matter expertise to resolve associated incidents.Recommend and implement changes to existing Linux/Solaris (hardware and OS) infrastructure including patches, users, drives, registry settings, etc.Perform hardware and OS capacity planning for existing applications, providing recommendations to application owners and implementing solutions to allow for application and database expansion and performance.Oversee key operational projects from a system administration perspective such as OS upgrades, storage array migrations, etc.Master Comcast tools, procedures, and processes to become a self-sufficient member of the team.Document operating and deployment procedures for other team members to follow.Interact with infrastructure engineering team members to improve standards and support procedures.Mentor other team members.Communicate effectively with peer employees and senior management.Perform assigned duties independently with moderate management oversight.Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance.Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Management, or equivalent work experience in Red Hat Linux system administration.
6+ years’ experience as a Red Hat Linux systems administrator with 24x7 on-call rotation responsibilities.Expert in designing, deploying, administering, troubleshooting, and tuning Red Hat Linux systems in a medium to large enterprise environment.Expert in administering Red Hat Linux servers attached to enterprise-level storage arrays (EMC, Hitachi, HP, etc).Expert with Dell (Linux) and HP (Linux) hardware.Expert in shell scripting (Korn shell, Bash shell, Perl, Expect, etc.).Expert level knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite (e.g. ARP, IP, TCP, DNS, UDP, and SNMP) and associated OS tools (snoop, tcpdump, traceroute, etc).Expert with OS tools to administer filesy stems, volumes, multi pathing, and SAN luns .Experience with Cisco hardware a plus.Experience with Solaris and Oracle hardware a plus.Experience with automation tools such as puppet, ansible, and chef a plus.Experience with Veritas Storage Foundation and Cluster Server a plus. Experience with VMware a plus.Creative, self-motivated team player.Proven analytical, problem solving and organizational abilities.Excellent oral/written communication and inter-personal skills.
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