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Senior Engineer - Linux Administration

Date:  21-Nov-2022
Country:  India
Function:  Information Technology


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

  • Managing development, testing and production VM and physical server environments of
  • On-premise, cloud infrastructure and Ansible.
  • Configure, upgrade and troubleshoot SLES 12, Red hat, CentOS and Ubuntu versions of GNU/Linux
  • Execute change requests and troubleshoot systems incidents to provide the maximum customer
  • Handle SMTP, Syslog, HTTP and DNS management
  • Able to lead troubleshooting, optimization, and performance tuning of applications, databases, and Unix systems
  • Possess experience in Linux cluster (corosync, heartbeat, pacemaker, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of Internet services, systems monitoring and management, and open source tools
  • Experience in handling SMTP, Syslog, HTTP and DNS management
  • Expertise in OS hardening, performance and kernel tuning
  • Hands on security of data, network access and backup systems.
  • Strong monitoring experience. Experience in writing custom scripts to perform custom monitoring Strong general automation skills. This includes scripting, automated monitoring, automated patching and automated VM deployments
  • Ability to perform 24x7x365 on-call duty with other systems team membersStrong documentation skills

Profile Description

  • 5+ years of Certified Linux administration experience with hands-on exposure to manage Linux servers located in on-premise as well as over cloud
  • Expert at configuring, upgrade and troubleshooting SLES 12, Redhat, CentOS and Ubuntu versions of GNU/Linux
  • Expertise in Linux Virtualization (LVM)
  • Expertise in managing/administering Linux Cluster environment
  • Execute change requests and troubleshoot systems incidents to provide the maximum customer uptime
  • Analyze and provide root cause analysis report for any technical issues
  • Able to manage the Unix resources in the cloud platform (Azure, AWS)
  • Coordinate for Monthly maintenance Linux patching and DR drill as per schedule
  • Provide weekend support on rotational basis.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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