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Sr Unix System Administrator

Infrastructure | Sunnyvale, CA | Full Time

Job Description

At Globant ( we strive daily to deliver powerful innovative software solutions for our clients through our unique Digital Journey approach. Our passion for technology reverberates in every area of our organization and drives our creativity. Working for us means being at the convergence of engineering, design, innovation and scale. It means being part of a  tightly knit and driven team whose work directly affects the products and bottom line of our clients.

Sr Unix System Administrator


The Senior Systems Administrator will work as part of a high-caliber team of experienced Systems Administrators, DBAs, and Application Administrators to ensure uptime, availability, and performance SLAs are met in an environment that is constantly evolving and expanding.

Duties include:

  • Establishing operations policies and procedures for production Installing, configuring, and maintaining production systems.

  • Building and tools, scripts, and operating procedures for continuous efficiency improvement

  • Fault detection, isolation, resolution, and root cause analysis

  • Deploying new releases and patches to test and production environments

  • Evaluating commercial and open-source tools to improve efficiency

  • Performance analysis and optimization

  • Capacity planning

  • Script and procedure development

Required Skills/ Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of Linux systems administration

  • Experience with Puppet

  • Managing servers in a Highly-Available, 24x7 production environment.

  • Implementing and supporting management tools

  • Expert-level scripting skills using Unix scripting toolkits (bash, sed, awk, etc)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems and infrastructure security

  • Demonstrated experience working with monitoring and analytics tools

  • Working knowledge of deployment and distribution automation tools (Puppet,YUM,  RPM, etc)


  • Experience in installing and managing JDA- WMS

  • Virtual systems build and management utilizing VMware, KVM, Xen, etc.

We look at the software development process from the three different but complementary perspectives of engineering, design, and a constant quest for new insights. We also believe in showing our people how much we value them, which is why one of the many benefits we offer is a fully paid by company PPO health plan.

Globant is an EOE M/F/D/V. For many positions, relocation is available if needed. Globant does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.