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Costco Wholesale

Systems Administrator - Infrastructure Services #3022~ Costco Wholesale
Issaquah, WA

Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.

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About Costco Wholesale

Job Description

Position Summary

Costco Wholesale is looking for a systems administrator with cross-functional knowledge and experience to ensure the availability, reliability, and optimization of server compute, virtualization, storage, and enterprise recovery environments. They will ensure proper functionality and peak performance of virtual server, compute, and storage infrastructure, and they will provide guidance and assistance in projects requiring such environments. The right candidate will be highly motivated and self-directed, and will enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.

Job Duties/Essential Functions

* Development, QA testing, and implementation of VMware hosts and systems to optimize performance and availability of enterprise virtual server and storage infrastructure
* Provides proactive maintenance of virtualization server hardware and hypervisor, including patching and driver / firmware updates
* Develops and implements solutions for projects requiring warehouse or data center compute and storage
* Responsible for troubleshooting and solving incidents related to virtual server infrastructure, compute, storage, and data protection environments
* Identifies and reports Key Performance Indicators, focusing on root cause and reducing incidents within our environment
* Coordinates and participates in key process improvements to administer the compute, storage, and data protection environments
* Cross-functional collaboration to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate and warehouse servers to meet business demands
* Implements policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure server security
* Manages and maintains Intel-based systems and systems software
* Provides 24x7x365 on-call support, and works weekends and/or holidays, as necessary
* Regular and reliable workplace attendance at your assigned location

Non-Essential Functions

* Assists in other areas of the department as necessary
* Assists in other areas of the company as necessary

Ability to operate vehicles, equipment or machinery

Computer, phone, printer, copier, fax

Experience, skills, education & licenses/certifications


* Have a broad-based technical knowledge in storage and backup solutions, host systems, networks, applications, data, and security
* Current hands-on experience with hardware and software troubleshooting
* Understanding of database management systems such as Oracle and MS SQL
* Understanding of network stack and fundamentals
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a customer-service focus
* Must be detail oriented and possess strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze for potential future issues
* Strong technical documentation and writing skills
* Must be extremely responsive and able to work under pressure with a strong sense of urgency
* Responsible, conscientious, organized, self-motivated, and able to work with limited supervision
* Strong critical thinking, analysis, and documentation skills


* Good working knowledge of VMware technologies. VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification is a plus
* Experience working with Fibre Channel SAN, and NFS based storage arrays
* Strong experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Windows and Linux servers, networks, and clusters in an enterprise environment
* Background in enterprise server hardware administration
* Windows Server OS, Linux OS, AIX OS and MAC OS administrative experience will be an asset to this position
* Successful internal candidates will have spent one year or more on their current team

Other Conditions

* Management will review the Job Analysis for this position prior to a job offer

To Apply: Use the link below to upload all required documents to

Apart from any religious or disability considerations, open availability is needed to meet the needs of the business. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Applicants and employees for this position will not be sponsored for work authorization, including, but not limited to H1-B visas.

About Costco Wholesale

Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.

Costco Wholesale
10001 employees
Costco Wholesale

4401 4th avenue south

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