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Senior Solaris/Unix System Administrator (Remote)

Company: TE Connectivity Ltd
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE's unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people - including more than 7,000 engineers - working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com


  • Environment; TE's global infrastructure server, storage, backup and disaster recovery (SSBR) function supporting 40,000+ TE users in 50+ countries utilizing 1,000+ applications. SSBR devices located in both primary data center hubs in US, Germany, Japan, China and Hong Kong and in TE site locations around the globe.

Business Unit Description TEIS GISS

Position Overview: This position is responsible for the day to day operational support and management of Unix based server infrastructure across TE globally. The individual in this role is involved in both 'business as usual' support activity as well as support of project implementations. Key objectives in this role are standardization, simplification and consolidation of the environment all while delivering on scalability.


  • Provides day to day operational support of all infrastructure related to Unix servers. Including RedHat Linux and Solaris Platforms
  • Actively participates in the resolution of service now tickets by taking ownership of tickets, resolving and closing with proper detail. Works with other engineers to support the closure of tickets where applicable.
  • Participates or Leads in P1/P2 type incidents by actively sitting on MIM (Major Incident Management) bridges. Provides regular status updates to peers and management. Able to translate complex technical issues into layman's terms to provide executive updates.
  • Identifies gaps in standards and acts as key contributor/driver in developing and documenting standards as they relate to the global server platforms.
  • Implements those standards using toolsets to minimize configuration drift and within the server platforms and underlaying systems. Includes recommending toolsets when gaps are identified.
  • Proactively monitors and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels; provide performance statistics and reports.
  • Provides oversight and participates in disaster recovery planning and execution. Consulted on complex issues during DR testing.
  • Demonstrated ability in being a lead for projects based on IT initiatives. Ownership of key tasks/milestones to achieve a successful implementation/closure
  • Able to identify tasks and prioritize accordingly to deliver on short term and long-term activities. Assists peers in defining priorities
  • Aligns other infrastructure teams including storage, backup and disaster recovery groups to deliver a common strategy.
  • Mentors and develops other members of the team.
  • Demonstrated experience with unix server technologies including patching, kernel configuration, optimization and performance tuning
  • Expert understanding of unix server infrastructure, network concepts, firewall and storage areas in order to troubleshoot issues. Robust troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for streamlining processes using shell scripting and or automation platforms like Ansible or Puppet. Turns concepts into practical implementations.
  • Experienced with working in a large, global, follow the sun support organization. Understands how and when to pull in global teams to resolve issues.
  • Provide off hours support through the use of a rotating on call procedure. May serve as an escalation for on-call issues.
  • Special projects as assigned.


  • Generally, requires bachelor's degree in appropriate field with a minimum of 6 years of experience; Master's degree or higher or local equivalent may be preferred


TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $xxx - xxx (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits


  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.


Middeltown, PA, US, 17101

City: Middeltown

State: PA

Country/Region: US

Travel: Less than 10%

Requisition ID: 70226

Alternative Locations:

Function: Information Technology

Keywords: TE Connectivity Ltd, Harrisburg , Senior Solaris/Unix System Administrator (Remote), Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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