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Sr. Systems Administrator - VMWare and Virtualization

Req id:  35636

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



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. 




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

Within the OpenText Corporate environment, the Sr. Systems Administrator will be a member of the Technology Services - Compute Services team responsible for the global enterprise compute environment and all facets that make up a typical enterprise level compute environment. The Sr. Systems Administrator will be responsible for implementation, operational maintenance, and support of various technologies and products in a highly virtualized global compute environment. As a Sr. Systems Administrator, you are expected to be a SME and an escalation point to team members as well as external members of the OpenText enterprise. You will be responsible for installing, administration, configuring, maintenance, and monitoring corporate physical and virtual compute infrastructure. You will be responsive to direct assignments, project execution, monitoring alerts, automated tickets, and escalations, and part of an on-call rotation to handle issues impacting production. You will report to the Manager – Technology Services - Compute.


You are great at:

  • Virtualization software
  • Virtualization hardware
  • Hyperconverged systems
  • Blade chassis/servers, Standalone servers
  • Out of Band Management systems
  • Network and Storage interconnects
  • Cloud computing
  • Monitoring and Reporting
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Various automation and orchestration packages
  • Providing SME level knowledge for troubleshooting issues
  • Ensuring accurate and non-impactful changes are implemented in the production environment
  • Working as part of a globally distributed team of dedicated individuals


What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or other related and relevant technology field.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Systems or Sr. Systems Administrator.
  • Strong experience with VMWare products such as vSphere, vCenter, vRealize Automation/Operations, NSX, vSAN and SRM.
  • Experience with NetApp and VMWare hyperconverged solutions.
  • Cisco UCS server platforms and associated FI switching infrastructure.
  • HP, Dell, IBM and other server platforms.
  • Windows, Linux (ie: RH, Solaris, SUSE, Ubuntu) administration and virtualization.
  • Scripting and use of PowerCLI, Powershell and Orchestrator.
  • A solid understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity processes.
  • Experience with ITIL methodology and Change Management.
  • General networking knowledge as it relates to the OSI model, SNMP, Syslog, IP segmentation, VLan designations, DHCP, NTP...
  • The ability to work independently, think and act responsibly, and display good work ethics.
  • The ability to demonstrate organizational, attention to detail, and technical documentation skills.
  • Willing to work a rotating schedule of 24x7 on-call support.




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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.

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