System Admin Senior

Full Time Posted 16 days ago
Main Location
Mclean, VA, United States
Open jobs
powertofly approved What Freddie Mac Has to Offer:

Freddie Mac makes home possible for millions of families and individuals by providing mortgage capital to lenders. Benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Home benefit program
  • Student loan repayment benefit
  • Paid parental leave
  • At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you’ll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

    Position Overview:

    The Unix Operations team at Freddie Mac is searching for an ambitious, highly qualified person to join our team! This person will help manage a large, complex systems infrastructure with fast-paced solutioning and out of the box thinking. Sound exciting?

    The incumbent will be a part of Unix Operations services team that performs operations support for all Unix system platforms at enterprise level. The ideal candidate should have strong system administration background and extensive experience in working with Red Hat Linux. Our ideal candidate is passionate about Unix system technologies, is self-driven, highly motivated and analytical. This person loves problem-solving and brings extraordinary communication and presentation skills.
    Our Impact:
    We are a proactive team that provides Unix System Administration Services across the Enterprise and support Operations functions. If joining our team sounds interesting, keep reading!
    • Build, configure and maintain Unix server platforms as per standards
    • Design, document, test and implement solutions for monitoring, maintenance and performance
    • Support hardware and software technology upgrades
    • Review performance, capacity, workload and take actions
    • Proactively work on system enhancements to improve system performance and stability
    • Troubleshoot production problems and lead incident management calls as a Platform SME
    • Interact with incident & problem management on root cause analysis (RCA) and permanent remediation actions
    • Participate in 24x7 production on-call support on rotation basis
    • Create & document standard operating procedures & best practices
    Your Impact:
    You will support the Operations and Enterprise functions and engage with internal teams, senior leaders and management to discuss system issues and document or explain technical solutions in an effective manner. We'll need your focus on enterprise projects and initiatives related to Unix server platforms and your expertise creating room to collaborate across team lines on design, solutioning and implementation. Finally, your spirit for innovation is endless!
    • College Degree or equivalent experience; advanced studies/degree preferred.
    • 5-7 years of Unix administration experience
    • Hands-on AWS experience
    • Red Hat and Solaris System Administration
    • High level of problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
    • Strong knowledge of Storage configuration and management
    Keys to Success in this Role:
    • Focus on delivery results
    • Keep an innovative attitude
    • Strong leadership and candor
    • Engage inclusivity
    • Ability to work independently with customers to complete tasks assigned to successfully support deployments.

    Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

    Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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    Time-type:Full time

    Job Category:Information Technology

    FLSA Status:Exempt
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    System Admin Senior
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