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IT Unix System Engineer

Boise, ID, US

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 286742 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


We are changing the way Micron Technology Inc. thinks about IT Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) and are looking for an experienced Unix/Linux Engineer who will help with the transformation of IT Datacenter Operations at Micron. In this role, your primary focus will be on Unix\Linux Servers and Compute hardware technologies. This role will have a heavy emphasis on automation and a hybrid cloud solution. It will help in supporting the entire lifecycle of physical hardware in our datacenter such as racking, provisioning, maintaining, troubleshooting, and decommissioning, while maintaining operational excellence in multiple world class Datacenter environments.


This position will be in Boise, Idaho, working in a fast-paced, agile and iterative environment, affording the stability of a global, established and competitive technology company.


Responsibilities and Tasks:


You will work regularly with Micron’s Business Units to ensure solutions meet or exceed business requirements. You will be expected to suggest, promote, and leverage published standards to minimize environment complexity and ensure regulatory as well as license compliance. You will have the opportunity to travel to other Micron sites as well as technology conferences and trainings.


As part of your responsibilities you will be required to:


  • Provide hybrid technology directions through monthly worldwide collaboration meetings
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux servers (RHEL primarily) in the private or public cloud.
  • Operational support escalation
  • Incident management and problem management
  • Project execution
  • Innovation
  • Improve operations efficiency with automation tasks
  • Maintain OLA and SLA agreements with other Micron Business Units.
  • Maintain global collaboration with the other Micron IT operations teams, both internal and external to I&O
  • On-Call support


Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Monitor overall health of the Unix/Linux Server environment with an emphasis on proactive discovery of potential issues
  • Troubleshoot\finetune performance issues and ensure high availability of the production servers
  • Use scripting languages and tools to automate operational activities, tasks, system builds, and change management (Ansible, puppet, Shell, Python, Perl, etc.)
  • Propose and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the systems
  • Creating all the necessary documentation for any changes in the environment or new technology deployments as reference architecture for the global operation team.
  • Continuously improve operations through routine monitoring of system performance metrics and proactive actions.
  • Reviewing of system log files, trend analysis, configuration, incident and problem management processes.
  • Recommends and works with the Solution and Enterprise Architect on system or architectural changes when needed to improve performance, high availability, scalability, or propose new technologies.
  • Ensures architectural consistency and provides technical direction through roadmap process, knowledge management, disaster recovery plan development and testing.
  • Security-oriented mindset
  • Able to build complex systems using network/storage/compute resources, whether on-prem, Hybrid or in the Cloud


Qualifications / Experience

  • At least 8+ years in managing Enterprise Unix/Linux Server solutions such as OpenShift, Hadoop, SAP, LDAP, Ansible Tower, Satellite, etc.
  • Proficiency with YAML/JSON, such as used in OpenShift templates and Ansible playbooks
  • Proficiency with Git
  • Understanding of DevOps standards and practices
  • Familiarity with private cloud solutions such as VMWare and OpenShift
  • Fundamental networking skills
  • Strong experience with Splunk
  • Strong scripting skills (Shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with ServiceNow and Opsramp
  • Experience with at least one cloud vendor (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Good experience in supporting RHEL6/7/8
  • Good Experience with RHEL Directory Server LDAP
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service
  • Strong drive for continuous improvement
  • In-depth knowledge of Red hat Kickstart and configuration management tools (Satellite, Puppet, Ansible\Tower preferred)
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation, interpersonal)
  • Strong skills in problem-solving\decision-making, prioritization and negotiation
  • Passion and accountability for the environment you will be responsible for


Desired Compute Hardware Experience

  • Cisco UCS, HPE Superdome Flex, HPE Enclosure C7000, Blades\Standalone Servers and Dell PowerEdge Servers



  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, other technical disciplines, or equivalent work experience.


About Us


As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Micron Benefits


Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Micron prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and industry labor standards.


Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.


For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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