Systems Command Administrator

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, has an exciting opportunity available for a Systems Command Administrator. Join the Systems Command team and work in a fast-paced, global, 24/7 environment.

The ideal candidate will be good at working in teams, comfortable speaking with customers, and enthusiastic about data visualization and organization in an innovative environment.

This position requires a strong understanding of Linux environments.
Systems Command is a rapidly growing, 24/7 global operation that capitalizes on Wolfram Research’s advances in data gathering and large-scale computing technologies.


  • Monitor all production-level systems
  • Escalate and triage problems when necessary
  • Provide phone support for enterprise Private Cloud customers
  • Maintain monitoring servers
  • Help design and implement new monitoring tools
  • Analyze existing infrastructure and find where there are gaps
  • Perform daily system monitoring and maintenance, verifying the integrity and availability of hardware, server resources, systems, and key performance indicators
  • Verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Evaluate and plan for future technical needs for strategic company and team goals
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

  • Linux experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly with internal and external clients
  • Web services experience
  • Understanding of web technologies
  • Experience with monitoring systems, e.g. Nagios or Munin
  • Basic understanding of scripting languages
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Very strong documentation skills
  • Ability to work on 24/7 rotating schedule as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding of the Wolfram Language
  • Has implemented production monitoring system
  • Has developed custom tools to provide more useful monitoring
  • Experience with data visualization
  • Experience with ticketing/project tracking systems

Location: Champaign, IL


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