Senior Unix Linux System Administrator

Requisition Number:  5943
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for Senior Linux System Administrator for their Cranberry Woods headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Your Day-to-Day:

Perform advanced system administration of corporate Engineering Linux platforms, as well as delivery and hardware maintenance of qualified Linux platforms to contracted nuclear utility customers.  This includes installation and configuration of the base operating system, participating in the design and deployment of security updates, coordination of customer site delivery and maintenance visits, and ongoing support of Linux systems in the corporate and customer environments.  Expectation of working closely with engineering users to deploy applications and resolve issues.

  • Receive training and feedback from experienced mentor, and mentor others
  • Provide troubleshooting for corporate Linux engineering environment
  • Provide remote troubleshooting of customer system issues
  • Design, integrate, modify, and maintain Linux OS releases for internal and external use
  • Perform operating system verification and validation
  • Document performed work in accordance with required engineering procedures
  • Lead or participate in receipt inspection, configuration, and shipment of customer hardware
  • Perform on-site customer hardware deliveries, OS upgrades, security updates and/or preventive maintenance including system installation, integration, and end-user and system administration training
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams including status reporting (e.g., quality, budget, schedule)
  • Developing customer proposals including technical scope descriptions, schedules and cost estimates
  • Maintaining active customer projects in SAP

 

Required Skills:

  • Experience in leading projects that follow system engineering standards (requirements, design, implementation, testing)
  • Proficiency in hardware and UEFI configurations, including a working understanding of RAID, and advanced networking and interface configurations
  • Possess a mindset for identifying, analyzing, and efficiently solving variety of system related problems
  • Exhibits a drive for producing work that adheres to quality standards and follows defined processes and procedures
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Effective communications skills, written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Travel to customer sites up to 1-2 times per month to perform technical work

 

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • 5+ years of advanced Linux system administration experience
  • 4-Year Degree or equivalent in one or more of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or another related field
  • Experience in leading projects that follow system engineering standards (requirements, design, implementation, testing)
  • Proficiency in hardware and UEFI configurations, including a working understanding of RAID, and advanced networking and interface configurations
  • Possess a mindset for identifying, analyzing, and efficiently solving variety of system related problems
  • Exhibits a drive for producing work that adheres to quality standards and follows defined processes and procedures
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Effective communications skills, written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Travel to customer sites up to 1-2 times per month to perform technical work

 

Desired Skills:

  • Complex shell scripting
  • Comfortable providing technical training presentations to smaller groups
  • Aptitude to work with little guidance and oversight
  • Team leadership experience
  • Highly organized and task focused
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop

 

 

Extra Consideration for Candidates with knowledge and experience in:

  • Business management, marketing, and product line support
  • Experience with cyber security, CIS benchmarks, and remediation

 

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

 

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

 

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