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Systems Administrator


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location:  Akron, OH (Hybrid)
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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Position Description:       

The Systems Administrator will be a member of the Global IT Infrastructure Services organization, responsible for professional and technical work related to Goodyear’s Server Environments. This is an advanced service supporting role, primarily responsible for the technical and architectural support of primarily our Linux Server environments for our Data Centers. Tasks and duties in support of hosting service implementations that span across a broad range of global services and solutions are key. Primary focus of this role will be on support / upgrades / enhancement / VMWare virtualization systems and supporting security systems.


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Administers, maintains and monitors UNIX/Linux systems running in both the data center and our plant environments.  Maintains maximum availability of mission critical systems around the globe and ensures availability and accessibility
  • Performs timely response and architect resolution to requests and incidents raised through various channels of support. Ability to perform remote troubleshooting and provide clear instructions
  • Manage small to medium projects within area of specialization and across functional groups.  Provides technical leadership for small to medium project teams
  • Works to develop, design, and modify new and existing standards to ensure critical systems remain stable, healthy and perform as expected
  • Flexibility in work schedules, including evening, weekend, holiday and rotating shift requirements.  Ability to run break fix incident resolutions that may have on-call requirements.


Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’ Degree
  • 6+ years of experience of technical experience preferably in support of a Windows or Linux server environment.
  • In Lieu of Degree, 11+ years of technical experience.


Desired Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a VMWare Server administrator role.
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control.  Skilled at organizing prioritizing and multitasking. 
  • Exhibit enthusiasm, patience and attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer service engagement.
  • ITIL Methodology - Foundations
  • Vendor Engagement
  • Customer Experience Provider
  • Escalation Management
  • Change Management
  • Incident/Problem Management





Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: System Administrator, Developer, Linux, Change Management, QA, Technology, Management, Quality

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