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Sr. Cloud Systems Administrator

Req id:  32158

Virtual, US



Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.



The Opportunity:
The Lead Cloud Systems Engineer will be a key member of the System Operations team supporting multiple product infrastructures in our data centers, private cloud, and public cloud. You will be integral in providing agility, stability, uptime and service for production operations, software development, and product teams.  System Engineers underpin the service management lifecycle for all our products by adopting the ITIL framework and using it as a source of best practices.  Not only will you support a large production environment, but you will also be exposed to cutting-edge technologies, work on high-value projects, and have a real opportunity to influence the direction of a highly successful public company.  


You Are Great AT
Your First Six Months:
•    Meet your peers in System Operations and gain a firm understanding of what we do and our interdependencies on each other, review their goals, and how we collectively contribute to the success of the organization and the company. 
•    Get familiar with all the different tools we use in Operations, Solarwinds, Zabbix, VMware, Hyper-V, AWS, Azure, GCP, Windows OS, Linux OS, Jira, and Service Management. Ansible, Qualys, Etc.
•    Work with Operations peers to understand tools used by System Operations to support our products and development environments.
•    Become intimately familiar with operational processes like patch management, server deployments and release thought the new Host Readiness review (NHRR), Security remediation process, etc.
•    Resolve system problems.
•    Become familiar with capacity and performance management dashboards and tools and our event and alert notification systems.
•    Provide tier 2 support.
•    Join the on-call rotation.

Six to Twelve Months and Beyond:
•    Be able to provision Servers and storage to multiple products and cloud environments.
•    Document known errors and be creating runbooks and procedures.
•    Demonstrate knowledge management best practices by improving incident resolution times and measuring your success.
•    Become a subject matter expert.
•    Work on Security remediation through Windows Group policies and/or Linux scripts.

What will make you successful at Carbonite:
•    Honesty, integrity, transparency, follow-through, and humility.
•    Share and be generous with knowledge.
•    Passion for designing, building, and delivering highly available systems for 24/7/365 operations. 
•    Establish and maintain a good relationship with team members, Product Development, Product Management, Customer Service, Client management, and other cross-functional teams.
•    Participate in training and information-sharing activities.
•    Act as backup for other team members when necessary.


What It Takes

•    Experience working with enterprise networking and topologies, information security, VMware, Hyper-V, and hybrid cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP): 10+ years
•    Hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure supporting Virtual Servers and other infrastructure assets in AWS, Azure and GCP: 7+ years
•    Operating experience of enterprise-class SAN systems (HPE 3par, HPE Nimble) and NAS systems (NetApp, Dell/EMC Isilon): 7+ years
•    Provisioning and maintaining compute including Firmware and BIOs upgrades processes, Drives and other parts replacements process: 5+ years

•    Zabbix experience strongly desirable
o    Dell/EMC M1000 blade and HPE C7000 blade systems
o    Dell/EMC PowerEdge C6420 quad servers
o    Dell/EMC ME4084 and Dell/EMC ME5084
o    Cisco Compute (Cisco UCS and Rack Mount C240)
o    SMB share and user access provisioning
•    Direct attached storage with RAID and Adaptive RAID management experience: 3+ years
•    Active Directory management across multiple domains, countries, and environments: 3+ years
•    Perform security vulnerability remediation either by Active Directory Group policy and/or scripts including patch management process.
•    Administration and automation experience with event and alert notification monitoring tools (SolarWinds/Zabbix/Icinga/PagerDuty): 3+ years
•    Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting experience: 5+ years
•    Red Hat Linux v6.x/7.x and up deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting experience: 3+ years
•    PowerShell: 4+ years
•    Batch scripting – Desirable
•    Working knowledge in Automation using tools like Ansible, Jenkins, Github, and AWS cloud formation – Highly Desirable
•    Kubernetes experience/training - Desirable
•    Docker container deployment/operation experience – Desirable
•    Take ownership and accountability for the incident resolution process, participating in RCA and SWAT investigations.


This role is located at Ashburn, VA Data Center. Candidate must travel to Ashburn, VA. 


Estimated Base Salary for this role is 90,000 USD



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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. 

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