General Information

Req #
Career area:
Software Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Tools Admin/Script Developer


Gerrit Administrator / System Administrator


Motorola Mobility, A Lenovo Company, is one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone providers, creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind. And it’s our people who make this all happen. We are thinkers, risk-takers, and problem-solvers, working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share our commitment to ingenuity, creativity, and innovation, we want you to help us define our world of tomorrow. 


We are looking for a Systems Administrator to support, maintain and improve our code review tool ecosystem, by identifying improvement opportunities and designing solutions to existing technical challenges. Candidates should have experience in administering on-prem Linux-based environments and in writing automation scripts using Python and Bash.


This role is within our Product Development Engineering Tools team.  We are responsible for providing best-in-class technical solutions for our developers, engineers, testers, and various other roles within Motorola.  We work closely with amazing engineering talent, IT, product development leads, and automation staff to provide a robust tools suite that is used to develop our products.  Our team and the teams we support are located throughout the world.  We have a rare opportunity to grow our team by adding someone who is passionate about creativity and innovation while working on the latest in cutting-edge technologies.


The candidate needs to be a self-starter and have excellent motivation and strong technical skills to excel at this position.


System Admin Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing plugins and gadgets that extend the capability of our set of tools, e.g Gerrit, Artifactory, Jenkins. 

  • Communicate with the user community to understand the requirements and implement them.

  • Possess strong knowledge of continuous integration.

  • Be self-motivated, positive, and have the ability to work as part of a team as a strong team player.

  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple, complex technical projects simultaneously.

  • Must possess the knowledge to provide feedback and direction to teams requesting new features and process changes.

  • Experience with using Git & Gerrit in a development environment.


Overall Key Programming Languages Desired


  • SQL

  • PERL

  • BASH




  • Serve as a primary point of contact for the overall health, performance, and capacity of one or more of our critical engineering applications.

  • Maintain the automation scripts implemented by the team, supporting code change requests and improving existing implementations.

  • Design and implement new automation scripts to improve our ability to manage our custom applications in a large-scale Linux environment.

  • Participate in a 24x7 rotation for second-tier escalations

  • Plan and deploy new application features, installations, and/or upgrades, in a business-critical environment.

  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery

  • Design new solutions balancing the business needs with technical constraints.

  • Identify and break down complex business problems into solvable pieces that can be shipped iteratively

Nice to Have Skills

  • 2+ years of experience working with Linux based systems

  • 2+ years of systems administration experience, including OS & application performance monitoring, setup, configuration, tuning, and troubleshooting.

  • 2+ years of experience supporting and maintaining on-prem business-critical applications

  • 2+ years in working on projects using AGILE methodology

  • Fluent in scripting languages (Bash, Python, Perl) 

  • 2+ years of experience in Java and/or Python object-oriented programming

  • 1+ years of experience using, supporting, and administering source code management tools such as Gerrit and GIT 

  • 1+ years of experience using, supporting, and administering continuous integration tools such as Jenkins

  • 2+ years of experience working with database solutions such as MySql, MariaDB, or Oracle

  • 1+ years of experience working with container platforms like Docker

  • Proficient at designing and developing software systems - from high-availability large-scale distributed systems to small scripted solutions.

  • Experience operating autonomously across multiple teams while demonstrating critical thinking and thought leadership.

  • Experience proactively finding problems and ideating on how to solve these problems

  • Experience improving procedures through service redesign via automation or process elimination.

  • Able to diagnose simple to complex system and process problems.

  • Able to identify and propose system and application fixes for performance bottlenecks.

  • Able to evaluate new application requirements for capacity and run-time best practices.

  • Able to evaluate new systems and/or infrastructure solutions for technical feasibility against known requirements and standards.

  • Ability to retain composure under stressful conditions communicates effectively with a wide array of individuals

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America