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Oracle Principal System Administrator in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

What you’ll do: -Maintain, support, and optimize OCI Cloud hosted virtual machines. -Provide escalated technical support for sophisticated technical issues which may include leading problem management cases and providing management status. -Coordinate escalated support cases and lead appropriate internal technical resources and/or third-party vendors to resolution. -Responsible for Oracle production environments, supporting server operating system tuning, application upgrades, bug fixes, and patching.-Work on standardization projects for software under the Oracle technology stack while providing consistent system uptime as expected in a Cloud environment. -100% remote position.

Normal hours are between 10am to 6pm Pacific Coast time, US.

Career Level - IC4


Desired Skills:

-Scripting: Bash, Powershell, Python, Ansible

-OS: Linux (OL/Redhat), Windows (2016-2022)

-Infrastructure Technologies: Vmware, Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager (OLVM), KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), winrm, OLAM, Kubernetes

-Key filesystem concepts: Ext, NFS

-Monitoring: Grafana, OEM

Qualifications Desired:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field

  • 10 years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed cloud computing environment.

  • Experience in performance monitoring and capacity management

  • Experience with Backup/Restore operations

  • Experience with Patching Operations (SCCM, YUM)

  • Be able to demonstrate relevant Industry experience within the last 5 years.

  • Excellent System Admin skills in Windows and Linux including shell scripting. OEL/Redhat/Windows 2019+ preferred.

  • Strong analytical/troubleshooting skills supporting the OS, Storage and Hardware for Applications platforms and Database

  • Understanding of fundamental Network concepts (e.g. Routing, DNS, Firewalls)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • The ability to work both independently and with members of a global team without close supervision

  • Experience in supporting cloud-base infrastructure (e.g. Oracle OCI Platform) a plus

  • Work from home 100%

Normal hours are between 10am to 6pm Pacific Coast time, US.


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $85,800 to $178,200 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

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Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer