Sr System Administrator I

Job Locations IN-KA-Bangalore
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At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.


And our history runs deep – we have been in Silicon Valley for 25+ years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes. From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.


As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.


The Senior Storage administrator will be part of IT Engineering services infrastructure team of global operations infrastructure within the company and must work with existing system/storage administrators, other technical leads, network support, application analysts/developers/architects, and other IT personnel to resolve day-to-day issues and to execute upgrades during maintenance schedules.  Ability to understand and follow Technical manager guidelines and be a part of IT infrastructure business objectives.  


  • Active team member of infrastructure Linux & Storage team
  • Monitor global storage services
  • Manage and maintain Rambus global Netapp controllers and storage equipment, support storge monitoring & applications, etc.
  • Operation, Administration and troubleshooting of Rambus global storage including configuration, performance, capacity, monitoring, provisioning, life cycle, security, etc.
  • Collaboration with cross functional teams of IT and vendors to participate in deploying virtualization infrastructure solution based on the project requirements
  • Support on projects within the team and cross-functionally
  • Participate in root cause analysis to resolve issues quickly in a complex IT environment
  • Support high availability and security by updating and patching systems during maintenance schedules
  • Support remote sites systems provisioning process
  • Follow policies and procedures including those for ITIL incident, problem, change, release management and ISO 27001 guidelines
  • Participate in evaluating tools or any other software applications relevant for storage services
  • Perform other duties as requested by team manager
  • Working in shifts ( EU & US ) CET & PST time zones on demand


  • BS or better in MIS, Computer Science, or related field required
  • 8 or more years working as Netapp storage systems administrator
  • 3 or more years working with virtual enterprise infrastructure (VMware ESX, Virtual Center, SRM, Citrix, blades, storage, network/fiber channel switches, virtualization management tools, etc.)
  • 3 or more years working with Linux EDA compute environment is an added advantage.
  • VMware and Microsoft certifications are an added advantage
  • ITIL V3 & ISO 27001 experience are an added advantage

Skill :

  • Strong working knowledge of Netapp ontap cluster and 7mode administration
  • Strong working knowledge of Netapp and vmware integration
  • Strong working knowledge of storage and control monitoring
  • Ability and experience with building highly available, robust, manageable, and secure solutions
  • Strong communication skills (written and presentations)
  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to travel to other locations (both domestic and international) as needed, sometimes on short notice.
  • On call support to respond on any weekend emergency issues
  • Experience with at least one scripting language (Shell/Perl/Python).
  • Exposure on automation using ansible, or any YAML language

Rambus offers a competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.


Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information about Rambus, visit rambus.com. For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out rambus.com/careers/.


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