• MINDEF 2021 - Linux System Administrator

Industry IT
Experience Range 0 - 3 Years
Open

Functional IT Software-Other
Job Description
About Us
We are a top 8 global IT services company with operations in 50+ countries. We offer an advanced portfolio of application, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services to businesses and governments worldwide. Our roots cross continents and cultures, dating back five decades. We've grown organically and decisively by acquiring some of the best IT services providers across the globe. This pedigree yields a characteristic special to NTT DATA: The opportunity of a global brand with the creative energy of a start-up. As a Global IT Innovator, innovation is at the heart of what we do. Innovation that makes an impact and improves business performance. Innovation that improves our clients' bottom lines. We're looking for innovators to join our team. NTT DATA Singapore PTE Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DATA Corp, a part of NTT Group, the world’s 65th Largest Company according to Fortune Magazine. The Singapore entity of NTT DATA is an S10 government-registered supplier and forms the core of NTT DATA’s APAC operations and is positioned as a gateway of our global capabilities in Singapore and APAC region.
Roles and Responsibility
• Perform regular system reviews, work on pro-active performance tuning and resilience improvements.
• Collaborate and work with the engineering team in developing technical solutions as well as plan and configure solutions in response to requirements from Business and Application teams.
• Establish configuration standard and design guideline for Linux and system software, covering availability, performance, resilience, monitoring, backup and recovery functional areas.
• Troubleshoot and drive system recovery. Escalate problems with actual or potential major impact to Problem Management Team. Perform root cause analysis and ensure planned actions are carried out to prevent recurrence. Must be proactive and possess a sense of urgency during service recovery.
• Review and approve change requests. Supervise the execution of major changes.
• Automate system operation for repetitive tasks.
• Track and drive patch management. Track, plan and drive software upgrades to ensure continuous supportability.
• Establish adequate monitoring to ensure efficient and reliable service delivery.
• Apply modern technology and process to improve system supportability, recoverability, availability and performance.
• Provide operational excellence and skills for OS and system software to support various project phases (requirement gathering, design, procurement, implementation and hand-over to operations).
• Support audit and compliance activities.
• Support a 24*7 work environment under a flexible work arrangement.
• Respond to support emails, phone calls and alert notifications in a timely manner and complete all necessary follow-up and duty handover actions.

Requirements:
• No experience are welcome to apply but must have related certification in Linux
• Possess good technical knowledge of Linux hardware, operating system and system services (Volume Manager, NTP, NFS, DNS, clustering, SSH, TSM, ITM etc).
• Plan and lead OS upgrade / migration activities independently.
• Experience in troubleshooting and performance tuning of Linux / Unix.
• Experience in implementing and managing VCS clustering.
• Knowledge of server hardening to ensure that system is secure.

*Do note that this role requires 24* 7 support. Shift allowance is provided.
In a month, there will be:
• 1 week night shift
• 3 weeks mix of morning & afternoon shift.

Here are the schedule:
• 2pm to 11 pm afternoon
• 7:30am to 4:30pm morning
• 10:30pm to 7:30am night


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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