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Senior Oracle Exadata, Exalogic, ZFS Engineer

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 35414 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Senior Oracle Exadata, Exalogic, ZFS Engineer to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



6th Largest Global IT Services Firm is seeking an Oracle Systems Engineer to join our Oracle Platform team


Senior Oracle Engineered Systems (infrastructure) Engineer


The Senior Oracle Engineered Systems Engineer will help design, build, automate, support, and maintain new and existing Linux/UNIX Infrastructure.


Position Requirements and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities also include various moves/adds/changes, server software installation and configuration, participation in project activities, performance tuning of the environment, infrastructure and process technical documentation. The candidate must be capable in scaling, building, deploying, troubleshooting, and managing Windows, VMware and Linux Servers.

Work scope will include IT and skill development in Exadata and Exalogic server platforms, InfiniBand Switches, ZFS Storage Appliances, Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) and Private Cloud Appliances (PCA) infrastructure and systems configuration, implementation of hardware and OS software, systems connectivity, storage connectivity and configuration, system security, and production process and procedures.

Position Requirements:

4 years experience supporting Engineered Systems: Exadata X2-n (Administration), ZFS Appliance 7320/7420 (Administration), Oracle Data Appliance (ODA), Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

• 6 years experience supporting Engineered Systems: Exalogic X2-n (Administration) or Exadata X2-n (Administration), ZFS Appliance 7320/7420 (Administration), Oracle Data Appliance (ODA), Oracle Private Cloud Appliances (PCA), Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)

• 6 years experience Linux/UNIX Administration/Design Enterprise Level Experience in large distributed environment.

• Experience with deployment and distribution tools (YUM, RPM, Puppet, Chef, Docker).

• Experience with Iptables, OpenSSH, OpenVPN (VPN-over-SSL), IPSEC, Ipfi.

• Experience supporting distributed technologies such as DNS, WINS, Group Policies, Enterprise PKI, Digital Certificates, Single Sign-On (SSO), Terminal Services, File Replication Service/DFS, etc.

• Proven experience leveraging automation and scripting to deploy, monitor and maintain a highly secure and scalable cloud services (e.g. Yum, PowerSHell, Git, perl, Python, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.).

• Experience automating repetitive administrative tasks, strong scripting skills required.  

• Must demonstrate Senior-level technical documentation, problem solving and analytical skills.

• Effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as the ability to work well in a team environment.

Position Responsibilities:

Perform service delivery and service support per standard ITIL/ITSM Incident Mgmt, Problem Mgmt, Change Mgmt and Release Mgmt processes.

• Support IT infrastructure including but not limited to Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic, ODA, PCA and ZFS or EMC storage solutions.

• Create Puppet automation to manage configuration and deployment of new applications and patches.

• Plan, implement and manage systems initiatives with IT and customer teams, reviewing proposed designs as applicable to systems (Oracle, Linux, UNIX and Microsoft) and storage solutions.

• Perform preventative maintenance tasks server patching, updates and upgrades.

• Perform proactive optimization, Capacity Planning, Performance Monitoring, operational redundancy, integration, and operations of all components-hardware, architecture.

• Compliance with organizations operating standards and change control processes.

• Perform and track work per Incident and Service Request tickets, and follow-up on service requests with server vendors as needed.

• Transfer knowledge and provide leadership support to team members in the implementation of new hardware, operating systems and new software technology.


Education and Certifications:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

• One of the following certifications is required: o Oracle Linux Administrator (OCA)

o Oracle Linux Certified Implementation Specialist

o Managing Oracle on Linux Certified Expert

o Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

o Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

o Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA)

o Senior Level Linux Certification (LPIC-3)

• Preferred: ITIL v3 Foundation Certification


Basic Qualifications:

Oracle Exadata, Exalogic, ZFS Engineering experience



This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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