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Systems Engineer

Location: California


Silvaco is a leading provider of EDA tools and semiconductor IP that is used for process and device development for a wide variety of semiconductor design including advanced logic devices, power ICs, display, and advanced memory. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to develop next generation semiconductor products with shortened cycle time and reduced cost. Silvaco’s technology consistently delivers innovative silicon solutions to meet the worlds ever-growing demand for more sophisticated semiconductor solutions. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has a global presence with offices located in the Americas, Europe, Japan, and Asia.

Silvaco strives to deliver best in class solutions while operating with the highest ethical standards, unsurpassed levels of employee engagement and strong operational and financial performance.

Position Description and Responsibilities

Silvaco is looking for a skilled Systems Administrator to join our Global IT Team. As a member of our Global IT Team your responsibilities will include maintaining, upgrading, and managing the software, hardware, and networks of our current infrastructure while working with our other Systems Administrators and IT Management to help shape and implement our next generation of IT Infrastructure to help Silvaco achieve long-term success. The successful candidate will also need to be well-versed in desktop support and troubleshooting skills.

This position will require up to 15% travel time to our offices worldwide.

Responsibilities include:

  • Configuration, deployment, and maintenance of Windows, Linux, and macOS servers
  • Provide technical support for employees in all offices
  • Documentation of systems and services
  • Troubleshooting server & desktop issues
  • Respond to and resolve help requests in a timely manner
  • System and Service monitoring
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Assist Support Engineers with advanced desktop issues
  • Help train new team members on systems
  • Network and Security management
  • After-hours/weekend/holiday support as needed
  • Ensure integrity of systems and data
  • Training remote systems and prioritizing support needs
  • Automation of repetitive tasks
  • And other responsibilities as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years’ experience in Systems Administration
  • Advanced knowledge of CentOS and RedHat Enterprise Linux
  •  Advanced knowledge of Windows and Active Directory
  • Intermediate Knowledge of OSX/macOS
  • Knowledge of basic network operations
  • Excellent technical written and verbal English
  • Advanced knowledge of PC and Server hardware
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux system functions
  • Familiarity with Wireless networks and troubleshooting them
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of Office 365 (user onboard/offboard, troubleshooting)
  • Familiarity with Security Best Practices
  • Familiarity with Two-Factor Authentication (e.g., DUO, MS Authenticator)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Android
  • Intermediate knowledge of iOS and iPadOS

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5 years’ experience with CentOS or RHEL 6 and newer
  • 5 years’ experience with Windows Server 2012 and newer
  • Energetic Team Player with Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Hypervisors and Virtual Environments
  • Indomitable work ethics and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Familiarity with Zoom (video and chat)
  • Familiarity with Slack and Vivantio is a plus, especially with workflows
  • Familiarity with PowerShell, Bash scripting
  • Knowledge of Ansible or other IT automation systems (e.g., Puppet/Chef)
  • Knowledge of additional scripting languages is a plus
  • Advanced Knowledge of Networking is a plus
  • Knowledge of License Management software (e.g., FlexLM)
  • Excellent technical written and verbal English

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