Linux System Administrator – Hewlett Packard Enterprise – Salt Lake City, UT

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world. An industry leading Technology Company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive, and more secure. What sets us apart? Our people. Our people’s relentless commitment to partner, innovate, and act. HPE will invest in you to expand your knowledge, skills, and attributes.

Our new innovative IT services organization is HPE PointNext. We have the expertise to advise, integrate, and accelerate our customers’ outcomes from their digital transformation. We aim to ensure our valued clients have the most effective solution to suit the demands on a dynamic and fast-paced, modern business and the expertise to achieve maximum business benefit.

HPE Pointnext is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to provide system management, daily monitoring and optimization. In this role, you will provide technical leadership and execution, and be supporting HPE’s mission-critical customers , providing pre-installation configuration, on-site integration, administration, and customer enablement of HPE’s computing solution.

TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly clearance REQUIRED

US citizenship is required

Location: Bluffdale, UT

In this role, you will:

o Work as an active member of the HPE account team, interacting with the Service Delivery Manager, Sales, the customer, and site staff

o Answer customer inquiries concerning system software versions, product lifecycles, new releases, and third-party applications

o Maintain the Linux system availability to the customer, but also create and document site procedures, system diagrams, and other configuration or support documents

o Maintain system software and firmware revisions, including patches, updates, and OS upgrades

o Solve system hardware, software, and third-party software issues, and provide detailed and thoughtful analysis of problem and solution

o Gather data, perform analysis, and escalate problems to higher-level product support groups and appropriate management when necessary to ensure timely resolution of system or customer issues

o Implement solutions, repairs and workarounds, fully documenting steps taken when required

o Document and share troubleshooting techniques, new ideas, and utilities to help develop and grow organizational knowledge

o Manage software issues for both the system and user applications, submitting and tracking bugs as required

Required Education and Experience:

o Associates degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related area of study OR equivalent work experience

o 2+ years’ HPC-related experience, ideally with large-scale HPC and parallel file system administration and support

Required Knowledge and Skills:

o Linux operating systems (RHEL or SLES), workload management systems, parallel file systems, networking and security

o Technical skills to investigate and resolve complex problems

o Direct experience and demonstrated proficiency with multiple programming and scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, C, etc.) preferred

o Ability to maintain system software, utilizing debugging tools for problem isolation; will perform software builds, software upgrades, and patch installation as needed

o Possess the organizational and analytical skills needed to effectively isolate both hardware and software problems and drive solutions through to conclusion

o Able to clearly document processes and procedures with a focus toward mentoring and knowledge sharing

What we can offer you:

Extensive benefits, a competitive salary and participation in the shared values and purpose that make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers! At HPE, our goal is to provide equal opportunities, flexible work-life balance, and constantly evolving career growth.

If you are looking for challenges in an exciting supportive work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Continue the conversation by clicking apply now below, or directly via our Careers Portal at

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be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.




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