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Oracle System Administrator 4-IT in Guadalajara/Zapopan, Mexico

System Administrator 4-IT

Preferred Qualifications

SFPOperations: Principal Cloud Operations/Devops Engineer (IC4)


tremendous market success in our Cloud Applications, especially in ERP Cloud,

Higher Ed institutions have expressed unprecedented interest in embarking a

cloud adoption journey with Oracle. Student Information Systems, a critical

functional area to complete in our SaaS footprint for Higher Ed, is one top

investment priority for Oracle. With over 800 institutions using Campus

Solutions today, our charter is to strike the balance of accelerating the

delivery of Student Cloud while continuing to deliver value for existing Campus

Solutions customers.


Financial Planning (SFP) is a leading student-centric, cloud-based financial

aid solution for higher education institutions, acquired by Oracle in 2018 to

transform their Oracle Student Cloud suite and offer institutions the most

complete SaaS solution suite in higher education. Oracle Student Cloud is

Oracle’s next-generation, cloud-based SIS designed for all academic models

across every stage of the modern student lifecycle.


role is for a Principal Cloud Operations/Devops Engineer responsible for

automated implementation, configuration and maintenance of SFP cloud technologies

while ensuring that all supporting infrastructure is robust, fault tolerant and

adheres to customer configuration standards in multiple environments. Our team is responsible for supporting a

containerized, Java based SaaS solution that runs on Oracle Cloud

Infrastructure and we are migrating legacy product and infrastructure to OCI.

This role offers the opportunity to work primarily remotely with limited travel




  • Working closely withDevelopment, QA and Project Management teams to manage development, test andproduction environments

  • Automating routine andcomplex operational tasks

  • Managing internal andexternal customer problem tickets by driving issues to resolution, bothindependently and collaboratively

  • Providing SFP Operationssupport on a 24x7 rotational basis


ideal candidate is a senior level Devops resource (heavier on ops but dev is a

definite plus).



  • Provenanalytical, investigative and problem solving skills

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills

  • Provenability to work independently

  • Proventrack record of researching and identifying solutions and proactivelyseeking collaboration

  • Proventrack record of testing, communicating and implementing solutions

  • Customerfocused and quality driven outlook

  • ABachelor's Degree in CS/MIS or related field, or equivalent experience


Technical Skills:

  • Linux(Ubuntu, Oracle Linux) and Mac OSX Systems Administration

  • ScriptingLanguages (Bash, Ruby)

  • OracleCloud Infrastructure (OKE, Compute, DbaaS, Networking, Log Analytics)

  • Containerizationwith Docker running on Helm chart-based Kubernetes clusters

  • HashiCorpVault

  • Oracle12c and higher RDBMS

  • VersionControl Systems Git/Bitbucket

  • Orchestrationwith Terraform

  • ContinuousIntegration/Continuous Deployment systems (TeamCity, Jenkins, Spinnaker)

  • Configurationsystems (Chef, Ansible)

  • Automation(environment provisioning, deployments)

  • Systemmonitoring and alerting(PrometheusGrafana)

  • Networking(Designing Virtual private networks, virtual cloud networks, subnet andsecurity lists, DNS)

  • Securityprotocols (SSL, TLS, HTTPS, key management)

Secondary Technical


  • AWS(Ec2, RDS, CloudWatch, Networking)

  • MySQL

  • GoldenGate

  • LogManagement tools

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Define, design, and implement network communications and solutions within a fast-paced, leading edge database/applications company.

Responsible for creating and implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliablility of the system. Manage the load configurations of a central data communication processor and make recommendations for purchase or upgrade of data networks. Coordinate terminal orders and cable installation, network system planning, upgrading, monitoring, testing, and servicing. Approves action requests and specifies purchase requisitions. Negotiates and places orders with common carriers. May play a team leader role for developing System Administrators.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Eight years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.

Job: Information Technology

Location: MX-MX,Mexico-Guadalajara/Zapopan

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle