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Date: Sep 20, 2018

Location: Mountain View, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 28948 


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 Sr System Administrator to join our team in Mountain View, California (US-CA), United States (US).



If you have extensive Data Center or Network Operations experience combined with excellent customer facing skills and project management skills, our Data Center Operations Team has an opportunity that will recognize and reward those abilities. We are currently looking for a Sr System Administrator to join our team in Mountain View, CA to support customers throughout NASA.


The position will focus on helping our Customer manage and maintain the servers and services that are supported at Ames Research Center by our Data Center Operations Team. Be a part of aiding in the architecture and support needs of our customers and apply your expertise and skills in VMware, ESX Hypervisors, Web development support and/or AWS and Azure skills on a ground-breaking enterprise level projects. The Sr System Administrator will be responsible for implementing customer needs in the environment and the general support of the Infrastructure.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide Tier 3 systems support, supporting project initiatives in continuous service improvement, and the performance of system administration tasks and system maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for crucial infrastructure services including Storage Area Networks, Web Hosting, System Monitoring, E-Root and system administration for multiple Linux servers
  • Knowledge of Linux (CentOS/Ubuntu) Apache and network configuration and troubleshooting
  • VMWare and ESX Hypervisors proficiency
  • Knowledge of Storage Area Networks
  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools – Ansible & Jenkins preferred
  • Requires the ability to configure log file management with auditing capabilities. (i.e. Splunk)
  • Ability to develop, produce and maintain system and data center documentation, including adherence to defined change management process and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of change & incident management. The ability to test and validate updates and changes to servers/services without adverse effects on the production environment
  • Scripting skills (Python, Perl or Shell)


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience.
  • 6-8 years of Senior Systems Administration in an enterprise environment.
  • 3 years’ experience of systems engineering and at least 1 of year experience in analytical problem solving related to information technology workflow.
  • Must be a US Citizen


Desired Skills:

  • Prior Federal Government work experience
  • NASA systems administration would be a plus
  • ITIL Experience and/or certification desired


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, 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.




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