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Senior Linux/Unix Administrator in Prairie View, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Senior Linux/Unix Administrator provides support, administration, maintenance, research and
product management for our client's global Linux and Unix server deployment.

Responsible for 3rd level 24x7 on call support of the environment and occasional off hrs/weekend support.

Works independently to provide a wide variety of system administration services in the Enterprise Linux and Unix Server Environment

This includes: Managing, and supporting firm's global Linux & Unix infrastructure

Responsibilities include:
*Involvement in strategic and tactical projects at all levels, technical leadership, complex administrative tasks, resource and capacity planning, product administration, support and root cause analysis
*Proactively and effectively communicates status, plan-of-action, and resolution of issues
* Leading strategic initiatives in line with organization goals, Linux/Unix kernel level debugging and involvement in cross functional & cross geographic projects sponsored with/by other organizational units (Print, Security, Disaster Recovery, Capacity Planning, Network, SAN/NAS, Database, and various business groups).
* Creating and updating documentation relating to many aspects of Linux/Unix systems administration work flow.
* Performing complex configuration and performance analysis tasks
* Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to participate on and/or lead calls while communicating on both the technical and business levels.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Working Knowledge of scripting (Shell, Perl, etc)
* Working knowledge of Automation (Ansible, Puppet, etc)
* Mentoring less experienced team members where applicable

Qualifications (i.e., years of experience, education, specific skills and Work Conditions) :
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience

Work Experience
* 5 or more years of leadership experience in Solaris & SuSE/Red Hat Linux systems administration (e.g. project management, technical team leadership or recognized technology domain expertise) 7 preferred
* 5 or more years of hands on experience with Veritas Volume Management, Veritas Cluster Server, and File Systems (VXFS, ZFS, CFS)
* 5 or more years of experience configuring and troubleshooting server side NAS/SAN Storage allocations.
* SSO/Identity Management/LDAP experience is a plus
* Hands on experience with M-Series & T-Series Sun hardware, LDOMs & Solaris zones (VMware ESX, KVM, Xen virtualization a plus)
* Extensive experience troubleshooting Performance issues on enterprise servers
- Design, develop, and build systems comprising of Software Applications using Unix, Oracle, Java, Informix, XML, C++, IBM DB2, Informatica, Interwoven, Websphere, JBOSS, PVCS, Cognos, middleware, data security, and disaster recovery.

Technical/Functional Knowledge
Proven writing/communication skills
Proven project skills
Proven organizational skills