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Linux Performance/Capacity Analyst

Date Posted: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27543

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Capacity Planning & Performance Optimization function is responsible for tracking and forecasting capacity demand, measuring workload performance, and optimizing hardware resources for efficiency and cost containment.  The Analysts on this team play a critical role in ensuring infrastructure and application stability in a rapidly changing environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide historical capacity trend analyses for infrastructure migrations and workload changes
  • Review performance baselines, capacity thresholds, and other KPIs for Linux environment
  • Identify opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce risk for VMware and Linux
  • Partner with domain engineers to ensure capacity plans meet agreed upon performance levels
  • Revise capacity and performance reports as necessary to ensure information is relevant and actionable
  • Support team efforts relating to incident investigation, root cause analysis and service requests


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 4+ years’ proven experience supporting Linux-based operating systems
  • Solid conceptual understanding and practical experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware
  • Strong knowledge of server infrastructure, including HP blades, UCS blades, and IBM Power equipment
  • 3+ years’ experience in all phases of server management including capacity planning or performance tuning
  • Good oral, written, and presentation skills, with exceptional customer service orientation



  • Background in scripting and automation  
  • Proficiency in Excel with data analysis and trending knowledge
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies and concepts
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or 5 year’s IT industry experience


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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