Senior server engineer

Isha Yoga Center
Full Time
Isha Yoga Center

Would you like to be part of an organization driven by enthusiasm and oriented towards global harmony and individual empowerment?

The foothills of the Velliangiri mountains, forty kilometers from the city of Coimbatore in South India, serve as a home for the Isha Yoga Center. The center is dedicated to fostering inner transformation and creating a stable state of well-being in individuals. The large residential facility houses an active international community of brahmacharis, full-time volunteers, and visitors. Every week, thousands of people converge at the center to seek inner peace and well-being, making it a vibrant hub of spiritual growth and activity.

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Purpose of the Job

A Server Engineer takes the lead in maintaining the server and desktop infrastructure across various locations of an organization to ensure that its users can easily access mission-critical applications. The individual troubleshoots issues at both the server and PC levels.

Job Responsibilities


  1. Server Management: Install, configure, and maintain server hardware, ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and security for both Windows and Linux environments.
  2. Active Directory: Manage and administer Active Directory services, including user accounts, security groups, organizational units, and group policies for Windows servers & Endpoints.
  3. Print Server Management: Set up and maintain the print server, ensuring seamless printing services for all network-connected devices in both Windows and Linux environments.
  4. VMware ESXi and vCenter: Deploy, manage, and monitor VMware ESXi hosts and virtual machines using vCenter, supporting both Windows and Linux workloads. Implement high-availability and fault-tolerance features.
  5. Windows Server Administration: Manage and maintain Windows Server operating systems, including installation, configuration, patching, and security hardening.
  6. Linux Server Administration: Manage and maintain Linux server operating systems (e.g., CentOS, Ubuntu, Red Hat), including installation, configuration, patching, and security hardening.
  7. SAN and NAS Management: Configure and maintain Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices, ensuring data availability and performance for both Windows and Linux environments.
  8. Troubleshooting: Identify and resolve hardware, software, and network-related issues promptly to minimize downtime and disruptions for both Windows and Linux servers.
  9. Security and Compliance: Implement and enforce security best practices to safeguard the server infrastructure for both Windows and Linux environments. Ensure compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations.
  10. Backup and Disaster Recovery: Develop and maintain backup and disaster recovery strategies for server environments to ensure data integrity and continuity for both Windows and Linux platforms.
  11. Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including networking, security, and application teams, to optimize server performance and resolve integration-related issues.
  12. Capacity Planning: Monitor server resources, analyze usage patterns, and perform capacity planning to anticipate future infrastructure needs for both Windows and Linux environments.
  13. On-Call Support: Provide on-call support for server-related emergencies and participate in the on-call rotation schedule for both Windows and Linux systems.


  1. Proven experience as a Server Engineer with expertise in managing Dell servers and hardware, Active Directory, print servers, VMware ESXi, vCenter, SAN, NAS, Windows servers, and Linux servers.
  2. Industry certifications in relevant technologies (e.g., Dell EMC Proven Professional, VMware VCP, Microsoft MCSE, Linux Professional Institute Certification) are considered highly advantageous and will add significant value to the candidate's profile
  3. Strong knowledge of server hardware architecture, including RAID configurations, memory, CPU, and disk storage.
  4. In-depth understanding of VMware virtualization technologies, including vSphere, vCenter, and vMotion.
  5. Proficiency in managing SAN and NAS devices, including data replication and storage provisioning.
  6. Experience with backup and disaster recovery solutions for server environments.
  7. Familiarity with networking concepts, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VLANs.
  8. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve complex server-related issues.
  9. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating with internal teams and external vendors.
  10. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  11. Flexibility to work outside regular business hours for maintenance, upgrades, and on-call support.

Required Competencies

Educational Qualification : Bachelor's degree(Computer science/IT)

Skill Competencies : 1. 5-8 years experience majorly in Servers, knowledge in Networks as well.
2. Proficiency in Systems Administration in Linux- Ubuntu (Installation, Configuration, Upgrading & Maintenance).
3. Should have worked on Apache, Nginx, Mysql, PHP, Redis, Mongodb, Postgres.
4. Should have Infrastructure level programming skills (Eg: Python).
5. Should have knowledge in Server Hardware (Should have some experience in Data Center).
6. Server performance tuning, including disk drive capacity within defined limits, network connectivity, virtualization, process monitoring and control, memory utilization, performance monitoring.
7. Experience in handling large traffic websites/large scale events (traffic in millions of visitors). Ability to load test web applications to handle heavy loads by using tools like k6, loadimpact and identify the weak points in an application.
8. Should have worked on Windows AD, DNS, DHCP, Print Server.
9. Knowledge on Virtualization Tools (VMWare).
10. ITIL certification preferable or strong process knowledge.
11. Bring automation wherever applicable with the focus in security.
12. Ability to provide clear RCA if there is an issue.

Experience : 7 ~ 10years

Gender : Male

What do we look for in our candidates?

Entrepeneural Spirit and an egoless nature.

Proven work ethic with utmost integrity and desire to excel and succeed.

Self motivated, passionate, empathetic and approachable.

You love to have fun, but you also take your responsibilities seriously.


Contact us

Phone: 94421 27000

Email: [email protected]

Isha Yoga Center
Velliangiri Foothills
Ishana Vihar Post
Coimbatore – 641 114
Tamil Nadu, India.