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Administrator 4

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000041654


Systems Administrator 4

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.

  • BE degree in computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 8 years of overall experience in IT.
  • At least 4 years of experience as Senior Systems Administrator supporting Vmware vSphere in a large multiple site enterprise environment.
  • Design, implement and operate Vmware, vROPS, vRA and NSX.
  • In depth experience with supporting Microsoft Server OS, Active Directory and/or Redhat/Centos Linux OS.
  • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in team.
  • Experience working as a team leader within a process/project-oriented organization.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
  • Understand current and future business requirements and ongoing IT issues to ensure business success.
  • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward.
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and resolution.
  • One or more Microsoft, Linux, Vmware certifications are preferred.
  • Speak fluent English.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of server systems, their associated operating systems and application software.
  • Detect, diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve system problems.
  • Conduct performance and capacity monitoring and recommend system improvements and upgrades in virtual server environment.
  • Perform audits of servers, services and security and take appropriate or necessary actions.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies, services and standards.
  • Implement upgrades, repairs and additions to the Vmware, Microsoft, and Linux system infrastructure.
  • Administer Microsoft, Linux accounts, permissions and access rights.
  • Maintain and develop systems documentation using online collaboration tools.
  • Perform assignments across disciplines and areas of expertise.
  • Provide imaginative and practical solutions to the wide range of difficult problems.
  • Coordinate with global teams to standardize systems operations.


  • Effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in an organization.
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and emails in English.
  • Provides status primarily in writing, verbally and graphically as required.
  • Effectively use online collaboration tools and ticketing system

Level of Supervision

  • Work under only very general direction and independently determine and develop the best approach to priorities.
  • Meet assigned task schedules and participate in overall quality review of own and others work.
  • Lead peers with positive attitude of accomplishment.
    Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.