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Oracle System Administrator 4-IT in Reading, United Kingdom

System Administrator 4-IT

Preferred Qualifications


Cloud Services is a critical and proven part of Oracle’s broader cloud

offerings and enables organizations to leverage their Oracle investments to

extend into the cloud with greater value, choice and confidence. For more than

twelve years, millions of end users have used Managed Cloud Services to

increase their productivity and gain competitive advantage. Oracle delivers

enterprise-grade, end-to-end managed cloud services across its broad portfolio

of business applications, middleware, database, and hardware technologies.

To manage MCS Infrastructure, we are looking

for System Administrators and Storage administrators. As part of Managed

Infrastructure team, You will have opportunity to work on a 24X7 mission

critical infrastructure running 1000’s of servers spanning multiple data

centers across different geographies.


The Infrastructure Systems/Storage

Administrator will be responsible for effective provisioning,

installation/configuration, day to day administration of core infrastructure

components, including the management of incoming service requests, ongoing

operational tasks, Maintenance of systems hardware and software, developing

automation to operate infrastructure as code and handling escalations.

As a member of Managed Cloud

Infrastructure group working in a fast paced environment the individual is

expected to be highly technical with strong communication skills to handle

critical escalations and customer communication. The role is 24X7 support role

with a expectation that Individual can work 24X7 rotational shifts and if need

be available on call for critical escalations.


individual will ensure all system alerts, customer requests, scheduled

activities and escalations are addressed within committed SLA with zero

defects. Also, the individual is expected to actively participate, contribute

and lead automation initiatives that can increase operational efficiency,

quality and customer satisfaction.


Educational Qualification:

  • B. Tech / MCA (Preferred) inComputer/Electronics Engineering

  • Certifications and Training: RHCE / SCSA/SCNA /MCP

Experience: 8 years


MCS provides worldwide IT infrastructure services to enable

Oracle's Success.

As part of Managed Cloud Service (MCS) Storage team, Storage

Administrator provides remote support to various storage devices deployed in

Oracle Datacenter. Oracle DataCenters are spread across various locations

globally and host business critical customer Production and DR environments.

Detailed Descriptionand Job Requirements:

Define, design, and implement Storage solutions within a

fast-paced, leading edge database/applications company.

Perform performance trend analysis and manage the

server/storage capacity. React to potential problems using automation,

scheduling, and monitoring tools -- escalating to management where appropriate.

Participate in configuration and implement technical solutions to enhance

and/or troubleshoot the system. Responsible for support documentation as well.

Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes

own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures. 5-8 years

of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing


Additional Details:

  • Extensive experience in NAS/SAN storage administration in

a production environment.

  • Must be good in provisioning, maintenance, troubleshooting

and decommission of Storage platforms like Netapp, Sun Storage 74XX and Pillar

Axiom in Production environment.

  • Must have sound knowledge on NAS/NFS, SMB, iSCSI, SAN,

FCP, iSCSI, CIFS setup.

  • Experience in Migrating legacy environments to Cloud and

Managing Cloud environments.

  • Good knowledge of Cloud technologies such as AWS/AZURE/OCI.

  • Should have strong programming skills on Shell

Scripting/Perl/ Python / Ruby .

  • Experience on Linux, Solaris is must, knowledge of windows

is added advantage.

  • Knowledge on ZFS Filesystem management would be an


  • Knowledge on Puppet / Mcollective would be an advantage.

  • Must have a strong background in SAN configuration,

management and troubleshooting. Brocade DCX and 5000 series FC switches, along

with experience of EFCM/DCFM management software. Knowledge of areas such as FC

routing protocols, particularly in a Brocade fabric, would be advantageous, as

would experience with end to end SAN management tools

  • Good communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and

able to work in a team and also independently

  • Good technical writing skills

  • Candidate must be versatile, long-term visionary, a

team-player, and enjoys working with new technologies in a fast-paced technology


  • Tier 4 Datacenter experience is added advantage

  • Oracle Database knowledge is added advantage

  • ITIL certification is added advantage

  • Must be willing to work in rotational shifts (24

  • 7)

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.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

Job: Information Technology

Location: GB-GB, UK-Reading

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle