Softworld AIX Administrator in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Post Date: 06/13/2018
Job ID: 226603
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.
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
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 PLEASE NOTE: 3RD PARTIES/SUBCONTRACTORS/SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION. SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY.