SAP MCD HEC Linux Administrator Job in Mexico City, Mexico

Requisition ID: 144533

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


Managed Cloud Delivery Global Shared Services (MCD GSS) is responsible for running SAP’s backend technology including operations of ‘state of the art’ datacenters as well as client technology (end-user equipment) around the globe.

Within MCD, MCD GSS is responsible for 24x7 operations of important and critical SAP systems and applications embedded in an international delivery approach.

At MCD GSS the “Server Management” team is focusing on shared infrastructure services. Main locations of MCD are Germany, Mexico and India. Operations are focused on high available infrastructure landscapes (server cluster, operating systems with support of storage systems).

Driving continuous improvement is one main lever to increase operation availability and efficiency. Infrastructure landscape re architecture and new technology adoption is another important part. Global thinking and a strong customer focus are essential.


As Specialist you are responsible for:

• Conceptual design, configuration and administration of server landscapes with focus on Linux Operating systems

• Drive innovation to optimize, automate and standardize the operational delivery processes

• Managing the daily operations, ensure high availability

• Strong collaboration with server management units in the Service Centers of IS

• Strong alignment and close cooperation with internal customers and partners

• Troubleshoot and resolve any OS related issue that impact the business.

• Willingness to take on call duty


Your strengths are:

• Advanced technical background for server operating systems (Linux SuSE or Redhat)

• Practical experience with upgrades/patching packages and kernel.

• Server storage connectivity (NFS,CIFs)

• IT experience with services like sFTP,DNS,LDAP,Samba,Sendmail,Postfix.

• Networking experience with the suite of TCP/IP

• IT Security knowledge (e.g. McAffe)

• Experience on large, non-homogeneous landscapes ( 10000 server)

• XEN Virtualization, BladeLogic, HANA and scripting experience (Perl, Shell) is a plus.

• You like to work in international teams, communicating in English fluently


• 3 year work experience in server administration (3rd level support)

• Multiyear, inter-cultural work experience in international teams

• IT process map (Incident and Problem Management)


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