Hire IT People, LLC Unix Admin in little rock, Arkansas

Unix Admin

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5 years ago

Job Seekers, Please send resumes to resumes@hireitpeople.com or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127

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


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


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


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


• 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


• Thorough knowledge of sources of needed information for research

• Thorough knowledge of communication protocols (e.g., LU2, LU6.2, BSC, ASYNC,


• 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