Accenture Systems Engineer in Austin, Texas

Title: Systems Engineer Location: USA-Southwest Job Number: 00584052

Join Accenture and help transform top organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career. Accenture Operations delivers continuous, rapid fire innovation and new business capabilities that meet —and redefine—the needs of the digital era. You’ll help our clients—including 94 of the Fortune 100 and governments around the world—transform their technology infrastructures.

The position requires a proven enterprise level experience with Unix, Linux and VMware technologies in large-scale, multi-data center, multi-platform, distributed computing environments. Also, it demands to be playing a critical role in resolving major incidents pertaining to server and virtualization infrastructure within defined SLA and willing to work in 12-hour shift with 24/7 support on an even shift roaster.

  • Assessment and optimization of the server and network systems through monitoring, statistics, and health checks, and proactively identify and resolve issues before it gets escalated.

  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software related problems on servers.

  • Applying effective risk controls to identify potential threats and minimize or remove a business impact

  • Proven analytical and rapid problem-solving abilities. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Be integral part of Major Incident Management group and drive consistent execution of operation processes and tasks

  • Review root cause of escalations and work with appropriate resources to ensure continuous improvements of technology environment and products


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience with deep technical knowledge of multi-tenant, Hybrid/Private Cloud systems and/or highly complex server infrastructure of Unix/Linux platform

  • Minimum of 3 years of at least 4 of the bullets below:

  • Various Server hardware platform from Cisco, IBM, Dell and HPE

  • Virtualization products – VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V

  • SAN storage configuration along with LVM and multipath on the Linux servers

  • Kerberos, AD/LDAP ,DHCP

  • Redhat directory server, Redhat Cluster , SAMBA server

  • Kickstart ,ADS ,PXE boot

  • Redhat satellite and subscription management

  • Firmware and driver management

  • Monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, Splunk and etc

  • Network technologies and firewall configuration and implementation

  • Storage technologies including EMC, IBM and NetApp

  • GPFS filesystem ,HPC cluster

  • Windows Server Operating System and Citrix environment

Preferred Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with process automation (bash and Perl) and/or configuration management

  • Good knowledge with performance and capacity management tools

  • Must have expertise in managing enterprise-level escalations.

  • Handles and executes with a high level of operational urgency

  • Ability to maintain calm, and work closely with other technical and business team during a critical situation

  • Administrative level communication and collaboration skills

  • Build strong relationships with global and cross-functional teams.

  • RedHat and VMware certifications.

Professional Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem solving environment.

  • Attention to Detail.

  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and thought processes.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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