AIX Administrator

Marlborough, MA | Contract

Post Date: 06/13/2018 Job ID: 226603 Industry: IT

Job Description:

  • UNIX/Linux Administrator is required for a 6-month contract in Marlborough, MA.

  • The individual will provide day-to-day UNIX/Linux systems administration support such as daily-checks on server status, ensuring OS backups, responding to server problems/storage additions, performance problems, and others.

  • He/she will provide medium to high complexity Infrastructure support activities including changes and implementations.

  • He/she will complete Infrastructure Engineering and Administration maintenance tasks and analyze process for improvement.

  • In addition, analyze potential changes and enhancements to system software and databases to determine impact on existing production systems, system design standards and operating procedures.

 Required skills

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience installing and building Infrastructure and providing operational support within UNIX/Linux area using the latest technology.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of Infrastructure Hardware and Software Technologies and best practices

  • Proficient in configuring highly secure UNIX/Linux systems.

  • Expertise in Linux OS installs, patching, and troubleshooting skills

  • Deeper understanding of Linux technologies and tools is a must (RedHat Satellite server, RHN, Storix backup etc.,)

  • Must have UNIX/Linux virtualization experience (VMWare) with in-depth understanding of server hardware.

  • UNIX security, Sarbanes-Oxley and Audit Compliance experience required.

  • Experience with Automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet are required to automated daily repeatable tasks

  • Expertise in Shell programming is a must for this position to automate day to day System Administration tasks as well as to maintain the existing scripts

Desired Skills

  • Experience with IBM AIX and IBM PowerVM technologies such as Shared Ethernet, NPIV, Dual VIOS, Shared Storage Pool, Live Partition Mobility etc., is a big plus

  • Experience with Oracle Exadata/Exalogic/Exalytics platform and OVM (Oracle VM) is a big plus

  • A good understanding of Container technology and experience with Docker, OpenShift is a big plus

  • The following technical skills are a plus: DB2, Oracle DB, WebSphere, Apache, LDAP, EMC Disk/Storage Management, IBM PowerHA, MQSeries, Tivoli Monitoring

Contract Duration: 6 months

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