DuPont Linux DevOps/SysOps Administrator in Johnston, Iowa

Linux DevOps/SysOps Administrator (Job Number: 190677W-01)


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This position provides front line support for the installation, use, and retirement of servers, applications and storage in a Linux environment. Install, support and maintain applications, operating systems software, system administrator’s tools, microcode, firmware, storage hardware and software. Primary contacts are system administrators, database administrators, network administrators, middleware developers, application developers, client support, and data center operators.

Investigate integration and interface problems. Proactive in monitoring all servers and related software. Perform OS installations and upgrades. Coordinate installation and upgrade activities to minimize downtime. Customize installations to optimize the organization’s current and future environment. Maintain and protect the integrity of servers, applications, and data to support the uninterrupted continuation of business activities.

Support infrastructure planned maintenance and outages. Optimize effectiveness and efficiency of systems. Willing to provide off hours installation and support as well as on-call responsibilities


  • Bachelor’sdegree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or equivalentcombination of education and experience.

  • Threeor more years of experience working with medium or larger operationalenvironments supporting UNIX environments.Experience in Systems Administration including shell scripting andhigher level programming languages required.

  • Excellentcommunication skills both written and verbal, including facilitation and teamskills.Strong problem solvingskills.Be able to handle multiple tasksconcurrently.Strong analytical skillsrequired for timely problem resolution, accurate estimates of resourceutilization, disciplined testing skills.

  • Willingnessto learn new tools and technologies.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify employer.

DuPont Pioneer ( headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success™.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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