Technical Director, Design Automation

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 66998 

Job Description

•    Proactively design, implement, secure, maintain Skyworks RHEL/CentOS global engineering design infrastructure to provide a 24x7x365 uptime service
•    Develop and oversee the backup, replication, clustering and fail over strategies
•    Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs at design centers in North America and Asia
•    Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
•    Fault finding, analysis of and logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
•    Work with software support team to develop and implement solutions to improve design productivity and reduce simulation execution run time
•    Proactively monitor system performance and capacity planning
•    Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on Dell and HP servers and Netapp storage appliances
•    Create and modify scripts to automate Linux administration tasks for efficiency and consistency 
•    Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment and future growth
•    Assist with defining and implementing Cloud computing strategies
•    Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop circuit design automation strategies and deployment processes

Qualifications and requirements
•    Previous working experience as a Linux Administrator for 5+ years
o      Hands on experiences and solid understanding of protocols such as DNS, NIS, NFS, SMB, SMTP, SNMP, HTTP, SAN, FTP, PROCMAIL, LDAP and ISCSI
o      Hands on experiences with VMWare deployment and management
•    Expert in Linux: RedHat and CentOS.   
o      Hardware setup and troubleshooting, such as Kickstart over traditional PXE boot or YUM repository.
o      Working experience with structured query language (SQL) and NFS automount.
o      Packet sniffer for network troubleshooting, such as tcpdump
o      Unix file system management and data protection
•    Expert in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
o      Writing, implementing, and maintaining efficient code to automate all routine works in the Linux environment.
o      Attention to detail 
•    Experience working on
o      IBM LSF queuing application
o      Writing and modifying automation scripts for simulation LSF jobs
o      Circuit design tools, such as Cadence, Ansys, Keysight, etc
o      GNU software build and install
o      Web applications development
o      Flexlm software license management and report.
o      Setup and deploy a NIS Linux environment with DNS, NIS, FTP, SMTP services globally
o      Implement NFS, SMB, and ISCSI services on Netapp filers





Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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