Senior Systems Engineer

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207376

Position Title: Information Systems Analyst (III)

External Description:

Teradata is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer who will: perform engineering and operations related duties including installation, customization, documentation, debugging and performance tuning on complex projects with system-wide ramifications. You will also act as an area expert on special projects, assisting with the adoption of new technology and creating and refining best-practices. The Senior Infrastructure Engineer designs and develops IT infrastructure solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. The Senior Infrastructure Engineer work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Drive both project success and client satisfaction by communicating flawlessly, delivering to commitments, recognizing and managing risks and issues, aligning clients and teams to best practices, solving problems, encouraging innovation and providing thought leadership.


  • Oversee the administration of Teradata’s enterprise operating systems and servers, providing architecture and oversight of our managed service provider to deliver upgrades when necessary, monitoring system performance and completing capacity planning
  • Guide all aspects of core server and operating system (Windows, Linux -RedHat, SUSE and Solaris) infrastructures
  • Provide direction regarding virtualization and cloud infrastructure
  • Create and maintain team standards and strategy for special projects involving server virtualization and operating system technologies
  • Develop and manage configuration management processes
  • Maintains CMDB for areas within scope


Role Essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience with UNIX or Linux system administration (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Suse)
  • 7+ years of experience with Windows system administration (Windows 2003,2008,2012 and 2016)
  • Technical knowledge and experience with a large Windows and Linux server environments
  • Technical knowledge and experience with large VMware conventional and hyperconverged virtual environments
  • Experience working with Configuration Management tools (Chef, Ansible, etc)
  • Thorough understanding of DNS, DHCP, and TCP/IP Networking
  • Working knowledge of DELL/EMC storage technologies (Standalone storage solutions as well as Hyperconverged)
  • Experience working with Dell and Cisco UCS servers
  • Knowledge of enterprise solutions and architectures, e.g. cloud, virtualization, storage, networking, clustering, and high availability.


Experience Desirables

  • Bachelors Degree. Business, MIS, or equivalent experience
  • Both on premise and cloud operations experience
  • Windows Certifications
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), VMware VCP, AWS or ITIL certifications are a plus.
  • Familiarity with data center support functions: monitoring, backup, scheduling, and patching

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Systems Engineer

Job Category: IT

Company Profile:

Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

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