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Title:  Unix /DevOps Engineer


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  30915


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary


As a Unix DevOps Engineer, you will work as part of a team of highly technical professionals who design, deliver and support NetApp's Unix/Linux environment. You will utilize your technical background and related experience to help contribute to the department's vision for advancing NetApp's infrastructure as code (IaC). To be successful, you will need a strong technical orientation, be a creative problem solver, have excellent customer service skills, and work well in a team-oriented environment.


Essential Functions


The Unix DevOps Engineer will work as part of the Unix Engineering team providing support for the Unix/Linux based servers in the Corporate datacenters. Your specific areas of responsibilities include:

•             Use Ansible to automate the configuration of Unix/Linux servers in the environment.

•             Use scripting languages like Python and Bash to automate tasks and gather data.

•             Provide support for various operating systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

•             Provide support for various services in the environment such as DNS, DHCP, NTP, LDAP, and


•             Ability to troubleshoot performance issues on systems and make recommendations where necessary to improve server configurations.

•             Create and update process documentation.

Job Requirements


•             Advanced knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (experience with Oracle Solaris is a plus)

•             Strong Knowledge using configuration management tools (Ansible) at scale.

•             Expert skills with Git administration, experience designing git-based workflows (GitFlow/Feature Branching) and Hooks creation

•             Knowledge of extending Infrastructure as Code (IaC) approach to Infrastructure

•             Expert knowledge of and experience building automation around patching and operational readiness for Linux systems and applications

•             Knowledge of networking and storage protocols.



•             Strong oral and written communication skills; including the ability to write technical documentation.

•             Ability to work collaboratively with various teams, as well as the ability to work independently.

•             Ability to handle multiple complex tasks, with tight deadlines.

•             Ability to adhere to policies, procedures, and standards relating to systems management.

•             Ability to work a 24x7 on-call rotation schedule. (Only during Priority1 break-fix situations)

-              7-11 years of experience


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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