Lab System Admin I

Information Technology


Lab System Admin I

  • R8539
  • San Jose, California, United States
  • Information Technology
  • Full time

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Zoomies help people stay connected so they can get more done together. We set out to build the best video product for the enterprise, and today help people communicate better with products like Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Phone, Zoom Events, Zoom Apps, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinar.

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Lab System Admin I

San Jose, CA

You must enjoy the fast pace of a SaaS company, where the requirements for the data center infrastructure will change rapidly. Your daily work will have a direct impact on our customers and our business. In this role you will work and grow in a collaborative distributed team, sharing responsibility for maintaining the uptime of servers. This role will be critical for us to transform our developer experience and increase our productivity.

***Position is Hybrid role, approx. 50% on-site and 50% WFH****

Need to have:

  • 5 years or more experience managing and planning deployments of small to large lab environments, AWS VPCs, EC2, S3. Also, several years of a high performance lab environment.

  • 5 years or more experience Linux system administration (CentOS) knowledge is required. Comfortable SSH’ing to servers and performing administrative tasks such as configuring SSH, starting and stopping services, making changes to networking, vi, updating packages, etc.

  • 5 years or more of experience managing and planning deployments of small to large lab environments. Including several years of a high performance lab environment.

  • 5 years or more experience with virtualization technology such as VMware ESXi, Xen, or KVM.

  • 2 years or more experience with Dell server hardware technology like iDRAC.

  • 1 year or more experience with source control management using git, development experience preferred.

  • 3 year or more experience using Ansible and scripting skills using Bash/Python are needed to cope with ever-increasing machines that need to be managed.

  • 1 year or more experience with Cobbler.

  • Occasionally required to perform emergency procedures to fix broken machines such as networking and disks that have filled up.

Nice to have:

  • KVM knowledge would be very helpful.

  • Monitoring servers using Prometheus.

  • On-prem experience (upgrading memory, troubleshooting networking, cabling). Will require on-prem work.

  • SAAS based IDP such as Okta.

  • Knowledge of containerization technology such as Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Good team player.

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