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Lumentum is seeking to hire an IT Systems Administrator to be a part of the Global Data Center and Platform Services team which are based in Ottawa, Canada. This role will be based in our Caswell facility in Northamptonshire.
The right candidate will also participate on an on-call rotation as part of the IT global support model to meet customer expectations and SLAs.
Monitor systems to verify integrity and availability of hardware, service resources, system and key processes
Responsible for and participate in provisioning, configuring, installing, and supporting global Lumentum servers, storage, and Cloud services.
Evaluate and monitor system performance to identify and resolve impending performance issues;
Architect and project manage new infrastructure projects, changes and upgrades as part of larger IT projects;
Identify, repair and recover from hardware/software/system failures;
Coordinate and communicate with leadership on proposed or implemented resolutions and changes;
Provide Helpdesk related supported to other IT organizations and Lumentum Users;
Design, recommend and advocate new initiatives with application and operations teams to deliver innovative infrastructure solutions;
Identify opportunities for further improvements in cost and efficiency;
Collaborate with IT and business teams on projects.
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience coupled with professional IT Experience;
Strong Microsoft administration experience (Windows Server, Active Directory);
Extensive knowledge and experience with Hypervisor technologies (VMware, KVM) and related server/storage hardware;
Strong Linux administration experience (RedHat, CentOS);
Strong experience in job automation and scripting (Powershell, Perl, bash, Python);
Experience with deployment of systems in Amazon AWS;
Experience with NAS/SAN infrastructure (CIFS, NFS, iSCSI);
Experience with DHCP/DNS support, protocols and infrastructure;
Working knowledge of email infrastructure (O365, Exchange, sendmail, postfix);
Working knowledge of web server technologies (Apache, IIS);
Working knowledge of FTP/SFTP/SSH services.
Exceptional communications skills (verbal and written);
Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills;
Strong team player with good interpersonal skills;
Must have a proven track record outstanding customer service and positive attitude;
Independent thinker with a strong desire to learn new technologies, processes and take on new challenges;
Driven to solving operational issues at the root level.
Caswell is based in rural Northamptonshire. Lumentum offer a competitive salary as well as a company benefits such as private medical care, life assurance, critical illness cover and much more.