Linux Sys Ops Engineer - 74143

Location: Santa Clara, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Linux Sys Ops Engineer



 In the exciting role as a Linux Sys Ops Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for the delivery and operations of IT systems that support and enable AMD RTG’s business process.

This position encompasses hands-on, application environment automation but also collaboratively assist/influence embedded techs/specialists in other groups within the RTG team.



  • Develop and deploy effective IT tools to improve the efficiency of AMD RTG systems.
  • Day-to-day tactical responsibilities may include: automated patching, config & change management, compliance enforcement, tools Implementation and maintenance.
  • Create a climate and culture of continuous improvement and elegant simple solutions.
  • Establish a Triage model to address Production Issues with cross functional teams and implement with Intermediate Corrective Actions and Permanent Corrective Actions.
  • Flexible travel, up to 30% possible



  • 10 years proven success in Information Technology (IT)
  • 5+ years experience deploying and supporting Enterprise-grade software and networking solutions

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Stong Linux Administration 
  • Strong technical experience in IT applications Developing and deployment
  • Broad range of enterprise experience with a variety of Infrastructure, cloud applications (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS)
  • Experience with implementing business continuity and disaster recovery programs
  • Excellent partnering and collaboration skills
  • A history of success and learning from past experiences
  • Ability to multi-task in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to identify and solve problems creatively to ensure satisfactory user experience
  • Excellent Technical acumen and strategic thinking
  • Strong problem analysis and troubleshooting experience working with cross functional teams

Technical Skills:

  • Operating Systems: Linux , Windows
  • Networking: TCP/IP, VPN/IPSec, SSL/TLS and HTTP
  • Databases: SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, OracleDB (suggested).
  • Scripting Languages and API: Bash, Python, Java, Ruby, REST API
  • Automation and Configuration Mgmt: Ansible, Cloud Formation, Docker, Rancher, Bamboo, Jenkins, Kubernetes.
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Zabbix, Nagios, SCOM, OMS, Servicenow Service Watch
  • Storage: NetApp, SnapVault, SnapMirror, NFS, Azure E3 storage:
  • Virtualization: VMWare ESX, VCenter, VSphere, VMotion, VM Templates.



  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, business or technical field, or equivalent experience



Requisition Number: 74143 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Information Technology 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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