Advisor, Engineering Specialist - LINUX / UNIX at FedEx (Memphis, TN)

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About FedEx Supply Chain
FedEx Supply Chain, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is a leader in the third-party logistics industry offering a diverse service portfolio that enables commerce for businesses. With a proven track record of innovation and operational excellence, FedEx Supply Chain takes a consultative approach to optimize logistics processes, implement innovative technology and drive continuous improvement. By leveraging best practices and the world-renowned FedEx network, FedEx Supply Chain delivers leading solutions that provide flexibility, enable scalability and improve cost-effectiveness for customers. Through more than 11,000 employees, 130 operations and 35 million square feet of warehouse space, FedEx Supply Chain manages nearly 150 million packages and processes 358 million returns each year. For more information, go to
We Have....
  • A strong FedEx brand consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers.
  • A top notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career.
  • An open mind for new ideas and creative methods.
  • A strong compensation and benefits package, including health, vision, dental, 401k with a strong match and much more!

General Summary....
Provides leadership and initiative in a team environment. Under limited supervision, performs one or more of the following activities: configuration management, system administration, security administration, development system implementation, production system implementation. Responds to issues related to environment, hardware, system, and/or software and implements resolution across technology areas. Supports multiple systems simultaneously and provides leadership for large project efforts. Provide support or lead activities related to change management, outage management and/or project management. Mentor development of those in less senior positions.
This position will be responsible for.....
  • Design, configure, monitor and maintain LINUX, ESX, SAN, Backup systems to provide optimum performance and system availability.
  • Recommend, design, install and configure any of the following: IBM AIX LPAR's, VIO servers using NIM, mksysb, HMC and physical media, HP-UX systems using Ignite servers, RHEL using kickstart, Sun Solaris, ESX servers and virtual environments, storage and SAN solutions.
  • Building [Oracle] Linux in cloud (OCI) environments using automation: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet and Chef
  • FBE - Tasks include installation, patching/upgrading, administration changes, monitoring, compliance, and data protection for newly purchased Linux servers, storage, fabric, VMware clusters and data protection. FBE NIST security requirements will force this environment to be isolated from the rest of FSC enterprise. The isolation will prevent the use of enterprise tools for monitoring/admin. Additional requirements of 24x7x365 support and US citizenship.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex system issues to resolution, escalating to next level support as appropriate.
  • Gather performance and data usage statistics for capacity planning and reporting.
  • Generate and maintain documentation of the LINUX, SAN and Backup environments.
  • Patch and maintain LINUX, Backup and SAN systems at supported levels.
  • Design, implement and maintain system security across LINUX platforms.
  • Create and implement shell scripts for automation, system monitoring and alerting.
  • Design, configure and maintain print queues. Troubleshoot printing issues to resolution.
  • Design and maintain operating system backup solutions for system recovery and disaster recovery.
  • Mentor and train junior, mid-level and senior administrators in North America and India.
  • This position is full-time and may require after hours or on-call support including, but not limited weekends and evenings.
  • This position may require travel (5%) for meetings and collaboration.

You might be a great fit if....
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or related field and/or equivalent formal training or work experience Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Seven to Ten (7-10) years' work experience in information technology or engineering environment.
  • Customer service driven.
  • Strong team player.

Physical/Cognitive Requirements
With or without accommodation:
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret information.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Ability to sit/walk/stand for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Must possess visual acuity, i.e., close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

ADA - FedEx Supply Chain will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the subsequent application process.
Fed Ex Supply Chain is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
Job ID: 42152
Schedule: Full-time
More Information on FedEx
FedEx operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Memphis, TN. FedEx was founded in 1973. It has 500000 total employees. To see all 100 open jobs at FedEx, click here.
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