ConocoPhillips Linux Analyst - Unix/Linux Server Operations in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Linux Analyst - Unix/Linux Server Operations

Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-TEXAS-HOUSTON

Job Number: 00RLM

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $71 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,100 employees as of Sept. 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,221 MBOED for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.

Description:

The IT Linux Analyst will work with the Global Linux/Unix server team to maintain a reliable server operation. Duties will include performing maintenance on Linux/Unix servers and making sure OS patching and upgrade levels are accomplished. They will ensure proper security protocols and guidelines are followed and will maintain a secure robust environment. They'll also work with end users or staff to achieve common goals and provide system analysis/troubleshooting and works with application/database teams to help provide solutions to issues. The Linux Analyst must be able to provide a broad range of competencies to develop solutions to complex problems.

Key Relationships:

  • IT Enterprise Linux/Unix Supervisor

  • IT Storage analysts

  • IT Data Center analysts

  • IT Cloud/Virtual analysts

  • IT Network analysts

  • Database analysts

  • Business Teams and Stakeholders

Responsibilities may include:

  • Linux/Unix Global Server Accountable Activities

  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining servers using the Red Hat, Oracle, or Suse Linux operating systems

  • Configure both physical and virtual servers to meet project and customer requirements based on internally developed processes using global standards

  • Provide key technical data including, but not limited to, capacity planning, implementation, configuration, and usage reporting

  • Security compliance and management

  • Linux OS upgrades and patch management

  • Performing Linux/Unix OS server strategy

  • Configuration, implementation, and decommissioning

  • Change Management

  • Troubleshooting and break-fix

  • Establish, evaluate, and maintain Linux/Unix hardware strategy

  • Ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines

  • Monitoring log files, performance issues, and the production environment for mission critical systems

  • Participate in an on-call rotation for UNIX/Linux support issues

  • Scope of the Role will include:

  • Ensuring global standards are met

  • Communication and collaboration with the global team

  • Driving thoughtful and pragmatic change by encouraging innovative thinking and continuous improvement

  • Modeling adaptability by responding resourcefully, flexibly, and positively when faced with new challenges and demands

  • Listening actively and inviting dialogue to gain a shared understanding, then influencing and acting to drive performance and achieve business results

Qualifications:

Basic/Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 3 years of IT experience

  • Intermediate knowledge of Red Hat, Oracle, or Suse Linux

  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Willing and able to travel 10% or more

  • English language competence, both written and spoken

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology or other related technical discipline

  • 5 years of experience with supporting a Linux OS

  • Intermediate experience with working in a datacenter environment

  • Detailed knowledge of Bash and Korn shell scripting

  • Knowledge and experience with puppet, RedHat Satellite, and SpaceWalk

  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills for interacting with staff and customers

  • Proven ability to deliver commitments on schedule

  • Demonstrated ability to work through complex issues and problems to reach a solution

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of January 17, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Information Management-Information Technology

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: IT INFRASTRUCTURE & OPERATIONS

Title: Linux Analyst - Unix/Linux Server Operations