Senior Linux Administrator

ScanSource   •  

Greenville, SC

Industry: Wholesale


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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Job Details



The Senior Linux Administrator role is primarily responsible for managing the companies SUSE infrastructure servers supporting a large SAP environment running on VMware. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of in-depth experience in large environments, highly motivated and be able to operate without supervision and in a collaborative environment. and operate independently.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Plan, design, install, maintain and troubleshoot highly available Linus SUSE clustered servers. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of servers running Linux SUSE operating system supporting SAP.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of the servers and systems by ensuring they are on current releases and security patches applied according to policy.
  • Analyze and determine root cause and resolution for complex problems.
  • Linux storage management – LVM, NFS, CIFS, Automounter.
  • Privilege escalation management using SUDO – Centralized SUDO Configuration.
  • Linux system management, setup, configuration, hardening, backup and disaster recovery.
  • Linux Active Directory Integration, support, and troubleshooting. Sets up administrator and service accounts
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Interacts with other Sysadmins, SAP Basis, and users on a daily basis.
  • Makes recommendations with hardware & software purchases, coordinates installation when needed.
  • Is responsible for ensuring all servers meet our backup and disaster recovery policies with the security, sysadmin, and SAP Basis teams.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and documents results.
  • Provides advice and training other Sysadmins.
  • This is a high-availability environment and will require occasional after-hours and weekend work to implement patches or other required maintenance.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

Reporting Relationships:

  • Manager, IT Infrastructure
  • Director, IT


  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to make critical decisions affecting system availability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly and work independently
  • Have a positive attitude and committed to continual improvement
  • Knowledge of In-Memory Computing, SAP HANA is a plus
  • A 4-yeardegree in a relevant field (Computer Science, IT, Systems, etc)


  • Experience supporting SAP HANA and Sybase
  • 7+ years’ experience in large enterprise environments
  • SUSE Certified Administrator

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for long periods of time.
  • Ability to be physically in attendance at workstation at designated company office location during normal business hours designated for this position.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time