IT Systems Engineer - Sr Principal

INPHI   •  

Irvine, CA

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


11 - 15 years

Posted 52 days ago



  • RedHat / CentOS Linux on x64 blades (installation and configuration)
  • Shell/Perl/Python scripts for automation and monitoring
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • NetApp Cluster
  • Blade server installation and configuration
  • Server virtualization using VMWare and RHEV
  • Samba Configuration
  • Monitoring software's - Solarwinds, Nagios and Cacti
  • Security of the infrastructure
  • Change Management in a framework that keeps all parties involved and informed
  • Documentation of processes and procedures


  • 10 - 12 years of progressive Unix/Linux Systems Administration experience. BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least two shell/scripting languages
  • Experience with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef, CFEngine, etc.,)
  • General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc.)
  • General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc.)
  • Experience in a high availability data center environment
  • NetApp Cluster and 7-Mode support
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills
  • Must be: detail oriented, an organized thinker and able to work in demanding conditions.
  • Willing to handle trouble at night (although the stability of the environment means calls are rare)
  • Willing to handle maintenance at times that are driven by the availability requirements (occasional weekend change implementation)
  • Excellent communication skills, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Integrity, Creativity, Intellectual Curiosity, High Standards, Persistence, and Achievement oriented.
  • Self-motivated, Team player who is nevertheless able to work with minimum supervision.
  • A strong willingness to learn new skills.

Bonus Skills:

  • Familiar with enterprise network architectures
  • Familiarity with EDA tools, toolchains, and workflows
  • Experience with VDI and thin client technologies