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little rock, AR
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6 Months
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7 years ago
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Engagement Type: Contract

Location: Little Rock, AR

Duration: 6 Months


Position Comments:Unix administrator: must have UNIX administration experience.
Will accept AIX (v5.3 or higher) or Linux. Must have at least 7 years of demonstrated experience in Multi-flavor UNIX environment.
Summary:The scope of the position is responsible for the system design and implementation of large scale UNIX deployments. The ideal candidate will be required to maintain and support a large number of medium to enterprise class systems according to existing procedures by utilizing in-house and standard UNIX tools, research and development of new technologies and best practices, implementation of complex and comprehensive solutions for enterprise applications, creating project proposals and system design technical documentation, design and implementation of UNIX Operating System efficiencies, and building and designing servers that are flexible, upgradeable, and cost effective.
Qualifications: Candidate must have 7-10 years of technical experience in a multi-flavor UNIX server environment. Candidate must understand at a senior level all types of operating systems and their associated hardware components. Candidate must be customer service oriented and able to handle customer needs with a consultative approach.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in related fields.
Experience: Strong experience with IBM P-Series and Blade hardware technology
Strong experience with AIX administration and virtualization
Strong experience with Redhat Linux and virtualization
Strong experience with server hardening, intrusion detection, and auditing
Experince with HP hardware and management software
Experience with Oracle hardware
Experience with Solaris administration and virtualization
Experience with Veritas Cluster Server and HA concepts
Experience with VMWare ESX infrastructure a strong plus
Experience with zLinux a strong plus
Desired Qualifications:
Ability to manage multiple projects across multiple locations
Willing to travel to other locations as appropriate
Willing to be flexible and to work shifts as assigned
Ability to analyze problems, determine alternatives, and implement efficient solutions
Excellent knowledge and understanding of networking, storage technologies, and deployment tools
Excellent scripting skills and automation
Knowledge of best practices in client server environments
Knowledge or hands on experience with processes and administration in a distributed systems environment (UNIX)
Understands concepts around distributed systems architectures
Able to manage time and priorities effectively
Decision making in line with business and technical priorities
Excelllent written and oral communications skills
Ability to handle heavy workloads with limited supervision
Project management skills with leadership qualities
Customer service oriented

Certificates/ Licenses:
Solaris Certifications
AIX Certifications
Redhat Certifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Thorough knowledge of specific architecture of hardware platforms supported (e.g., CKD vs. FBA, multiple engines technology, channel configurations, environmental concerns)
• Thorough knowledge of specific language compilers (e.g., COBOL, C, Assembler), architecture, and low-level code generation
• Thorough knowledge of general installation methods and procedures
• Thorough knowledge of the capacities and performance capabilities of system components
• Thorough knowledge of sources of needed information for research
• Thorough knowledge of communication protocols (e.g., LU2, LU6.2, BSC, ASYNC, OSI)
• Thorough knowledge of company data center management products (e.g., PCS, PPS, ET, Endeavor)
• Thorough knowledge of industry-standard architecture (e.g., system view, SAA, SNA, OSI, X.25)
• Thorough knowledge of network protocols, connectivity and communications (e.g., TCP/IP, SNA, etc.)
• Thorough knowledge of practices, guidelines and procedures for planning, implementing and monitoring local software infrastructure
• Thorough knowledge of procedures and technologies for backup, archival and retrieval of network and enterprise data
• Considerable knowledge of emerging technology issues and trends
• Skill in interpersonal skills/team building
• Skill to effectively communicate orally and in writing
• Skill in coding and problem solving
• Skill in system design/project analysis
• Skill in research and documentation
• Skill in testing/production turnover
• Skill in consulting/client support
• Skill in training and programming/project estimates
• Skill in performance tuning/capacity plan
• Ability to maintain sound system security procedures
• Ability to exhibit solid decision-making and problem solving skills
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients and public