System Administrator III

System Administrator III

What you'll do at

We are seeking a System Administrator III professional in our Sunnyvale, CA office.

Duties: Maintain and monitor VUDU service and underlying infrastructure to reach 100% uptime. Provide daily monitoring and maintenance of hardware, operating system, critical server processes and other system services including DNS, NTP, and SMTP. Coordinate and perform software and configuration releases. Resolve and escalate issues as part of weekly on-call rotation. Contribute to infrastructure automation efforts using tools including Ansible, Foreman, and Python. Perform server patching operations in compliance with security standards. Provision Linux servers in an automated fashion as per business needs. Maintain and monitor big data and storage clusters.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering (any), Computer Science or related field and 4 years of experience with Linux Environment. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, employer will accept a foreign 3 years Bachelor’s degree.

Skills required: Experience with 24/7 customer facing, mission critical, multi-datacenter and large-scale production environment. Experience with 24/7 on-call duties. Experience with Linux operating system and internals, including DNS, SMTP, NTP, and HTTPS. Experience with shell scripting and Python. Experience with Tomcat web application server and Apache webserver. Experience with administration and development of monitoring tools including Xymon, Nagios, Dynatrace, PagerDuty, and OpsGenie. Experience developing automation for manual tasks using python/Ansible. Experience with Database Administration for Mysql and Percona. Experience with configuration management tools including Ansible and Foreman. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Preferred Qualifications



The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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