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Global Senior UNIX Lead

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Location: Barcelona, Spain


Key Responsibilities: 

•    Owner and technically responsible for Global Services hosted in Unix systems (AIX, HPUX, RedHat Enterprise Linux)
•    Keep the different Golden Images up to date and hardened
•    Project Management methodologies knowledge, notions about project management lifecycle (Agile or Scrum Methodologies)
•    Provide support on the Design and deployment of Infrastructure solutions for customers
•    Provide solutions & do Presentations of projects status to PMO, high Management or Steering Committees
•    Support technically the project KPI's
•    Build and maintain technical documentation, train team members and drive workshops.
•    Handover solutions to operation teams
•    3rd level of Escalation support for operation infrastructure teams
•    Technology Life-cycle (firmware, drivers)
•    Govern licenses and subscriptions of the owned global services
•    Gather and analyze metrics from devices/operating systems to assist in performance tuning and fault finding
•    Partner with development teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures
•    Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning


We value:

•    Expert level of Unix in IBM Power and AIX
•    skilled in scripting and good understanding of CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins or Bamboo) 
•    Experienced in Configuration management tools like Ansible
•    IT architecture designs, High Level documents, Low level documents, Presentations
•    Good understanding of Kubernetes clusters as well as microservices oriented applications opening the door to the multi-cloud
•    Architecture skills on the technologies listed below:
            o    Unix OS (AIX, HPUX, RHEL)
            o    Container platform (Kubernetes, OpenShift)
            o    Automation ( Ansible, Jenkins, Orchestration software)
•    Good understanding on new technologies, Infrastructure As Code, SaaS solutions, Private & Public Clouds
•    Proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks
•    Good leading/mentoring skills that motivates the teams you are leading
•    At least 5 years’ experience in Lead Technical Position
•    Strong infrastructure knowledge, including all the cross-domain knowledge 
•    Documentation generation: Requirements, design, interface specification, test specifications
•    Effective influencing and negotiation skills in an environment 
•    Excellent analytical, conceptual thinking, planning and execution skills
•    Fluency in English (spoken and written)


We offer:

•    To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations and technology
•    To be in close contact with main business domains in a global and multicultural environment 
•    A flexible working time model for an optimal working-life balance
•    To be in for an inspiring journey of learning and transformation

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