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UNIX Support Engineer

Computer Network Services | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

B.S. in Computer Science or related field with experience supporting software development and cloud administration.

About the Job:


As part of a team, build and maintain internal and external Unix development operations environments including private cloud solutions supporting PARC research and data analytic activities.  Job involves supporting the underlying hardware, operating systems, cloud software, and supporting applications as well as building / maintaining template machines and assisting users in building their virtual machines.


  • Redhat, CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux systems administration
  • Shell, Python, Perl, and Ruby Scripting
  • VMware, OpenStack, and Amazon AWS management
  • Hadoop and Cloudera environment administration
  • Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and CFEngine configuration management
  • Git and Subversion version control administration
  • LDAP, OpenLDAP, Active Directory and 389 Directory server
  • Nagios, Munin, InterMapper, Ganglia, Collectd monitoring systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents


We offer a very competitive salary package and full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, 401K). PARC employees enjoy the use of onsite health & fitness center and collegial dining at our onsite cafeteria. The PARC campus is in a spacious modern building in close proximity to the resources and opportunities of Silicon Valley and benefits from nearby leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley. It is also close to many amenities, top schools, and outdoor activities (see  PARC provides a highly diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (see  

About PARC:

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.

Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.

As one of the most prolific innovation centers in the world, PARC offers an exceptional internship experience.  Considered valuable members of our community, interns are fully integrated into the daily activities of PARC's highly collaborative, multidisciplinary culture.

For more information on the PARC internship program visit http:\\\internship