Senior Systems Administrator II at Pacific Life

Pacific Life

Title: Sr Systems Administrator II

Location: Newport Beach, CA, United States

Pacific Life is investing in bright, agile, and diverse new talent to ensure we continue to innovate and strengthen relationships with our policyholders. That’s why we’re actively seeking a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to join our team and take part in our people-first culture.

As a Senior Systems Administrator, you’ll play a key role in managing Pacific Life Linux and ESX infrastructure including OS deployment & patching, hardening, and disaster recovery planning/testing. You’ll architect an overall solution that is aligned to the future roadmap and strategy.

If you’re an expert in architecting innovative solutions, automation, Cloud technology (AWS and Azure), you’re exactly who we’re seeking. Technical capabilities aside, if you’re a self-starter who’s comfortable with ambiguity, able to think big without overlooking minute details, and who thrives in a fast-paced environment, you’re perfect for our team.

Here, we believe you should be given the time, space, and trust to do your best work – your way. As part of our transition toward a more digitally oriented, inclusive and employee-focused company, we’re opening this role to candidates preferably near Newport Beach, CA but also open to those looking to work 100% remote.
Factors for Success

  • 7+ Years of Experience as Linux Administrator in a large corporate environment
  • Create scripts to automate administration tasks or support installed applications.
  • Experience supporting Linux deployments in a Cloud environment
  • Strong experience with VMware ESXi planning, deployment, configuration, and administration of host systems and virtual machines
  • Experience with NAS and SAN storage systems
  • Work with the project management team, technical team, and business unit to build server solutions
  • Participate in performing and leading technology build, test, and deployment activities
  • Continuously maintain and improve processes and procedures to improve productivity and effectiveness
  • Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a lookout for new technologies, and work with management and development team in bringing new technologies to the organization
  • Exercise mature judgment that creatively balances both centralized and business-aligned operational context
  • Build and configure OS Security baselines, and make modifications following established processes. Experience with Security Patching methodologies, tools, and automation.
  • Ability to understand complex technical concepts and communicate them effectively to other team members
  • Experience with Ansible, Python, JSON or other automation/orchestration languages and tools is a plus

At Pacific Life, the work we do matters. That’s why you’ll find those who work passionately each day to drive our company forward enjoy job security, flexible scheduling, and great opportunities for career growth. If you’re seeking a thriving career doing the type of meaningful work that’s all too rare at a Fortune 300 Company, you’re the perfect cultural fit for our team. #LI-AJ1

How We Help You Succeed:

We’re fostering a culture of shared values across our company by providing generous compensation and comprehensive benefits that allow our employees to find fulfillment and security in personal life and career alike. These include:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Work-Life Balance & Flexible Scheduling
  • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment to investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees
  • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid)
  • Generous PTO and holiday pay
  • Warm Colleagues & Inspiring Culture

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