Platform Systems Admin

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BMC works with 86% of the Forbes Global 50 and customers and partners around the world to create their future. With our history of innovation, industry-leading automation, operations, and service management solutions, combined with unmatched flexibility, we help organizations free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead.

Job title: Staff Platform Systems Admin-Mexico

BMC Software – The Multi Cloud Management Company

From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.

BU Description:

This is a Staff System Administrator position in the Cloud Infrastructure team. Team provides in depth cross-platform server support, systems engineering functions in geographically diverse Datacentres.

Our Duties and responsibilities include design, configuration, testing and implementation of server systems hardware, operating systems & maintenance. Team works on wide range of systems and services to ensure its available and performing normally for critical business operations.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Must ensure technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. 
  • Experience on deployment and support of Rancher, Kubernetes, and Docker container solution is a plus.
  • Administer, maintain, and support Linux (RHEL/CentOS) operating systems and basic admin exposure to any 2 of the UNIX flavours (HP-UX, Solaris & AIX).
  • Resolve major incidents and technical escalations within agreed SLAs and quality.
  • Good Understanding of Problem Management & Change Management
  • Install hardware and software, maintain appropriate service levels, performance tuning and firmware upgrades across multiple hardware platforms.
  • Perform tasks such as, capacity planning, performance monitoring, provide recommendations for improvement in the infrastructure

·         The candidate must be able to translate requirements into a technical design.

  • Plan for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth.
  • Mentors team members and educates users.
  • OS Configuration Compliance and Patching of Linux, Rancher, Kubernetes.
  • Maintain and Support all Unix Hardware Platforms.
  • Capacity Management



  • Strong Knowledge & Experience in RHEL Linux and some experience with other Linux Platforms.
  • Working knowledge of other UNIX platforms such as HP-US, AIX, and Solaris
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Supporting Linux and/or Unix operating systems.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in Rancher, Kubernetes and Docker container solution
  • Musk know Python, Shell scripting
  • Must have basic Knowledge of VMware vSphere.
  • Current with technological developments in systems administration technology
  • Ability to perform multi-tasking and provide leadership in the design, deployment, and support of infrastructure systems
  • Comfortable working in rotational shifts.
  • Work with Change & Incident Management Tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams and influence the outcome.
  • Certified Kubernetes Administer or AWS Certification is an added advantage.

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

BMC will never ask for payment in exchange for employment.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.