Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 28 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community.

 

Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s technology portfolio for the Austin campus ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.

 

Samsung has invested $18 billion in operating two fabs at the Austin, Texas campus on Parmer Lane, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. The Austin site consists of 2.76 million square feet and more than 600+ acres in land holdings.  Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2023 generated $15 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures.

 

In 2021, Samsung announced a new facility in Taylor, Texas, where it plans to invest a minimum $17 billion in the build-out. The site spans 1,200+ acres and the first phase of development will have 4.7 million square feet of floor space consisting of a cluster of semiconductor manufacturing buildings such as a fab, office, parking garage, central utility building, and special utility supply facilities. The Taylor facility will boost the production of semiconductor solutions that will power next-generation technologies in areas like 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing.

 

With more than 5,000 employees supporting both campuses, Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizenship.  Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. Our employees work at the Austin campus located on Parmer Lane in northeast Austin and the construction campus in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Job Summary/Overview:

Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS) is searching for an experienced Senior UNIX Engineer to support 24/7 Foundry FABs' Linux and Solaris systems. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both back-end and front-end support for end-users.

Specific Job Duties:

• Perform UNIX/LINUX systems administration on production, Test, QA and/or Development servers.
• Ability to work with internal customers to review projects in their area of expertise and provide useful feedback to meet project needs.
• Good experience in multiple scripting languages for systems administration
• Experience in working with vendors to secure accurate and competitive quotes to fulfill project requirements.
• Monitor systems performance through the use of various scripts and monitoring applications
• Develop and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships with networking, database, virtualization, storage, software development, and project management teams
• Provides support to customers running Solaris and Enterprise Linux on their application and database servers.
• Ability to communicate clearly with peers, vendors, customers and management.
• Provides fast response for on-call 24/7 coverage support.
• Ability to quickly identify issues and manage support tickets with vendor support teams to strive for best uptime.
• Provides support for the lifecycle of servers and appliances from project planning to retirement of hardware.
• Required to take part in on-call duty phone rotation.

Shift:1st Shift, 8a-5p M-F

Skills and Qualifications:

Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification.
Minimum of 7 years of experience in enterprise server administration

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools

• 7+ years of experience with Solaris and/or Red Hat/Oracle Enterprise Linux installation, troubleshooting and administration.
• 5+ years of experience deploying and supporting servers in a 24/7 production environment
• Experience working with Oracle databases desired.
• Ability to adjust to fast-paced environment
• Ability to learn new technologies and make a determination on how those items effect SAS
• Ability to communicate clearly and openly to team and vendors
• High aptitude for quality documentation of technical processes
• Provides support to customers running Solaris and/or Linux on their application and database servers
• Red Hat Clustering and/or Solaris (Sun) clustering experience is desired.
• Desired experience with Oracle Appliances.
• Willingness to work physically with hardware.
• Experience with networking desired
• Proactive in learning new skills required for the position.
• Prior Data Center experience desired
• Prior Oracle vendor experience desired
• Prior On-call support experience desired.

 

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Benefits

Samsung employees have access to benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k),  onsite cafeteria,  tuition assistance (after 6 months), paid time off, student loan program, wellness incentives, and many more. In addition, regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) are eligible for MBO bonus compensation, based on company, division, and individual performance.

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This position may require the ability to access information subject to U.S. export control restrictions.  If the position requires it, applicants must have the ability to access export-controlled information or be eligible to receive a government authorization to access export-controlled information.

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