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Sr. Systems Administrator

Req id:  5682

Cork, C, IE



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  


The opportunity

The Systems Administrator will be part of a global team responsible for deploying, configuring, and managing an enterprise virtualization infrastructure.

  • Deploy, manage, and troubleshoot VMware vSphere Suite 6,7 infrastructure.
  • Deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco UCS infrastructure and other hardware systems
  • Upgrade existing VMware environments to the latest versions
  • Install patches as required by vendors and Security directives
  • Design and implement vSphere 6,7 ESX Clusters, HA, DRS, vSwitches, Distributed Switches and NSX
  • Participate in troubleshooting, capacity planning and analysis, performance analysis and incident resolution triage
  • Participate in the infrastructure automation initiatives.
  • Participate in On-call rotation.


Knowledge and Skill:

  • Ability to scope and specify technical solutions
  • Strong understanding of industry best practices and standards.
  • Experience working with highly complex systems, and enterprise architectures
  • Proven technical troubleshooting and performance tuning experience, especially in a virtual (VMware) infrastructure 
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)
  • Experience working with diverse storage technologies (Block, NFS) in a virtualized environment.
  • Experience with core networking concepts
  • ITIL concepts strongly preferred
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skill.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or the equivalent experience must be relevant to virtualization.
  • Practical experience in deployment, management, and troubleshooting of VMware vCloud Director or similar cloud computing products preferred.
  • Practical understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Hand on working knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing concepts and technologies
  • Hand on working knowledge of vSphere 6 platform suite including but not limited to design, configuration, daily administration, capacity planning, and solving related problems
  • Hands on experience with Cisco UCS
  • Demonstrable experience with automation and configuration tools such as PowerShell (PowerCLI), Python, Ansible.

Industry Experience:

  • VCP 6 Preferred
  • Cisco CCNA data center preferred


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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