The Senior Systems Administrator works independently or informally leads teams of 2-4 people responsible for system design, development, implementation, testing, and problem resolution. Works with significant autonomy and independence. The scope of work includes small system implementations to major system projects. As an experienced systems administrator and a beginning technical leader the position receives regular mentoring, feedback, and supervision by senior technical staff and management on team leadership skills.
You will join the team of system administrators and engineers responsible for the operation and automation of TDS Telecom's service provider server infrastructure. The SRE team manages over 6,000 virtual machines in on-premise data centers as well as deploys and supports hundreds of systems and applications used to deliver Internet, video and voice services across the country. These systems may be hosted at a TDS owned facility, a third-party facility, or split across multiple facilities.
Systems include physical and virtual RHEL and CentOS servers, VMWare ESXi, F5 load balancers, and Red Hat Openshift. Other skills include Bash scripting, Puppet, Ansible, Perl, Python, and other commercial and open-source software.
*This position has the opportunity to be permanently remote*
TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 2,900 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000 company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,100 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.
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