Role of Unix System Administrator's role is to operate and tune Unix/Linux systems, Servers, and related components to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. Unix System Administrator also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure Unix/Linux system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
Responsibilities: Remote administration and deployment of Servers. Performance monitoring and analysis.
Produce documentation related to deployment, management and administrative processes. Ability to multiple task varies environments.
Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team. Perform standard configuration, management, and maintenance tasks for related file systems, input/output systems, networking, clustering, storage, and applications.
Perform and test system configuration backups and restores to ensure system recovery from error or outage. Provide low risk change/request management activities Independently auditing and monitoring systems to proactively identify potential issues Coordinating hardware replacements Working knowledge of a some of the following technologies: openldap, NFS, ntp, DNS, postfix/Sendmail, kickstart, jumpstart, dhcp, yum, clustering (Sun and/or Redhat), server virtualization (xen, vmware, Solaris containers) Minimum Qualifications:-5+ years maintaining and supporting Linux and UNIX.
-Experience maintaining and supporting AIX/HPUX and Solaris.- Experience working with centralized management tools managing thousands of systems-Performance tuning-PXE/Kickstart, JumpStart-Perl and Shell Scripting-Experience working remotely with systems-Experience creating and maintaining operational documentation-IP Networking knowledge ADDITIONAL NOTES:1.
Experience in implementation, configuration, and operations of medium to large sized SAN environments.2.
System administration experience with enterprise open systems technologies3. Able to provide Tier 2 or 3 Level technical support for one or more of the following SAN/Storage technologies - Brocade, McData, Cisco, IBM, HDS, EMC (Symmetrix, Clariion et.
al.), Netapp, or Client4.
Working knowledge of storage devices, data backups, software, applications or network systems.5.
Problem resolution skills with experience supporting live SAN environments following established Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.6.
Ability to mentor and guide less experienced members of the team.7.
Experience working in client facing environments.8.
Have excellent communications skills (written and verbal).9.
Be a team player(less)