Senior Linux Automation Engineer, Remote

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Job Description


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1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world's water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at .

We Offer You More Than Just "A Job"
  • Professional Development - To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees' professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards - We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark - Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks - Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women's, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran's, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Senior Linux Automation Engineer responsible for support, and maintenance of operational software, development of automation scripts, development and maintenance of operational pipelines, and physical support of the servers and infrastructure in our Data Centers.
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Linux and Unix-based OS issues in a virtualized environment
  • Scripting and programming in Ansible, bash, and python for system and task automation
  • Support and maintenance of enterprise-grade operational applications, such as Red Hat Satellite Server, Ansible AWX/Tower, and Red Hat Directory Services.
  • Support and maintenance of containers and Kubernetes clusters.
  • Support and maintenance of VMs in several types of virtualized environments including VMWare, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Application and OS patching of Linux/Unix based technologies and applications
  • Collaboration with operational engineers to work on large-scale projects
  • Document processes and workflows
  • Travel within the US and Canada to provide support in the datacenters when required
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent work experience.
  • Industry-specific certifications (preferred but not required)
  • 5+ years in an operational support environment supporting and improving enterprise-grade applications and technologies
  • Expert-level knowledge and skills troubleshooting Linux-based OS and applications such as RHEL, AWX, RHDS, etc.
  • Expert-level knowledge and skills writing automation scripts including Ansible, bash, and python for large-scale environments.
  • Intermediate-level knowledge of AWS
  • Working-level knowledge and skills troubleshooting Kubernetes and Docker-based applications.
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • Effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • This is a fully remote position but will require travel to the US and Canada for meetings or support of our physical data centers when required.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.