Senior Systems Administrator

Fort Smith, Arkansas
Jan 24, 2024
Feb 14, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Senior Systems Administrator (VM, Linux) needed for a global technology leader in electrification and automation

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Salary: $110,000 - $133,000 per year

A bit about us:

This is a company known as a global technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company's solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 130 years of excellence with 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.

The company's NEMA Motors Division markets, designs and manufactures the market-leading Baldor-Reliance brand of industrial motors. As the global manufacturer of NEMA motors, our quality products are designed to reliably and efficiently meet the challenges our customers face. Our business is investing in technology, tools, people and processes to ensure our general purpose and application-specific solutions perform as expected, every time.

Why join us?
  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual Bonus
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k Match
  • Stock Purchase program
  • Excellent Benefits including life insurance/disability insurance/healthcare plan/wellbeing program
  • Over 130+ years in business In over 100 countries

Job Details

We are immediately hiring for a Senior System Administrator in Fort Smith, AK. We are open to relocation and possibly remote opportunities.

In this role you will be responsible for applying IT (Information Technology) knowledge and expertise to help solve complex technical or professional activities for Motion, NEMA Motors in Fort Smith, Arkansas. You will be a key resource who will be defining, managing and monitoring processes to meet requirements for IS (Information Systems ) services by planning, measuring and improving all aspects of IS services. This position reports to
IS Data Center Systems Manager.

Your responsibilities will include:
Support and maintain the Intel SUSE Linux and IBM z/Linux environment - Must Have
Support and maintain the z/VM environment (Operating Systems) - Must Have
Help support and maintain the z/OS environment (Operating Systems) - Must Have
Design and configure integrated Linux servers and services on a global level
Diagnose and resolve system hardware and software issues
Assist in departmental support services by providing technical assistance
Monitor and analyze system performance and make needed improvements
Perform other systems tasks as needed
Maintain and Test Disaster Recovery
Support NEMA business normal production schedule & operations (ensuring system uptime, availability, performance for the NEMA business)

Requirements for this position includes:
4 year degree in computer science is highly desired
Minimum 10 plus years of experience in IS supporting SUSE Linux and IBM z/Linux and working with Red Hat Linux
Experience with capacity planning, optimizing, and scaling high traffic servers
Understanding of network protocols such as DNS (Domain Name Service ), FTP (File Transfer Protocol ), HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol ), SMB, NFS - Must Have
Experience working with RacF - Must Have
Able to create and maintain project plans and documentation
Function in a system architect role
Knowledge of a large mainframe shop running on z/OS 2.1 sysplex
SAP preferred -Big Plus
Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work in the US

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