Data Systems Administrator

San Mateo Metro Area, CA

Posted: 04/30/2024 Job Number: JN -042024-4853

Job Description

Our client, in the autonomous driving vehicle space, that is committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions to their customers, ensuring seamless data management and system optimization. As a Data Systems Administrator, you will play a pivotal role in their mission by working closely with clients to facilitate smooth data migration, decommissioning outdated storage systems, and implementing essential OS upgrades. This is a contract opportunity with hybrid schedule of 3 days a week onsite (minimum).

  • Collaborate with clients to migrate from legacy NFS/Samba storage to modern systems.
  • Spearhead the retirement process for outdated storage systems that have exceeded their useful life.
  • Execute OS upgrades on storage systems, transitioning to Ubuntu 22.04 for enhanced efficiency and security.
  • Partner with Data Center operations to promptly replace failed drives within storage systems.
  • Enhance monitoring dashboards and alerting systems for improved system oversight.
  • Develop and deploy scripts and tools to bolster automation and streamline storage system management.
  • Revise and enhance documentation and procedures related to storage system operations.
  • Proficiency in Linux OS administration, particularly in storage and networking configurations.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, essential for fostering positive long-term relationships with clients.
  • Hands-on experience in configuring and maintaining file systems, including NFS, Samba, and local file systems.
  • Familiarity with IPMI and ILOM.
  • Understanding of Linux permissions, encompassing standard POSIX and NFSv4 protocols.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently over extended periods.
Nice to have:
  • Prior experience with Ubuntu/Debian Linux.
  • Familiarity with VMware.
  • Exposure to Cluster or Software Defined Storage (SDS) solutions such as Quobyte, Ceph, Lustre, or Gluster.
  • Knowledge of file storage appliances like TrueNAS, NetApp, DataDomain, Synology, or QNAP.
  • Proficiency in ZFS administration.
  • Experience with automation software like Saltstack, Ansible, or Puppet.
  • Competence in scripting or programming languages such as Python, BASH, Go, Rust, C, or C++.
  • Understanding of project management methodologies.

About Vivo

Having been in business since 2006, Vivo is a full-service recruiting and consulting company, specializing in mid to senior level technology resources. Our brand promise is simple: we get people. We get that our clients don t want to waste time and that our candidates and employees thrive when given honest feedback and an opportunity to grow.

Whether you re onsite at our Pleasanton headquarters or working for one of Vivo s clients the best brand names out there our promise to you is unwavering: we will treat you like you are our most important employee.

Do you think you get people get what they really need, and get how to deliver? We re not perfect but we re accountable. We re not in 32 countries, but we are in the heart of it all. So, if you are looking for a flexible, fun and high-energy work environment, along with the opportunity to work with some of the world s technology leaders, we can t wait to talk to you.

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