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AIX System Administrator
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The role: AIX System Administrator
As an AIX System Administrator you’ll be responsible providing AIX systems administration, engineering and application integration for IMB/AIX servers in test, development and production environments. You will work with the team to build, configure and administer IBM AIX/pSeries platform as well as support of the application development within a virtualized (VIO) environment.
Coordinate the installation and upgrades of hardware and software
Interact with IT staff and vendors regarding complex testing or troubleshooting issues.
Provide documents standards and operating procedures
Provide input on budget, strategic and capacity planning, process improvements, and engineering design
Present project status, issues and other key information to management, peers and stakeholders
Provide effective communication at all levels of management, through clarity of expression and the ability to organize thoughts both written and oral
The Ideal Candidate for this role will have experience in the following skills;
Experience with AIX Engineering best practices in large scale environment
Install/configure/performance tune/support AIX on Power platforms, Virtual IO Servers, HMC (Hardware Maintenance Console)
Create and configure large number of LPARs, Micropartioining
Experience with NIM, software deployment, Smitty FastPaths
Experience with configuring HBAs for server storage provisioning using Brocade SAN Fabric
Experience as Server and Storage Architect
Data Center design, build and operations management
Backup and Recovery using VTLs, vaulting operations for DR
User and group administration including ACLs, sudoers
Ability to identify and interpret important logs with alog, errpt
Experience in supporting large ERP implementations involving Oracle RAC
Conduct Technology and Capacity assessments, failover tests
Produce and review topas and nmon reports for performance remediation
Deep understanding of NFS, and other RPCs, file sharing, exporting, Shell Scripting
Network design for Servers in a multi-tiered environment for load balancing and HA
Understanding and ability to debug boot cycle, run levels, truss
Server and storage performance monitoring, diagnosis and OS hardening
Understanding "on demand" services, inetd, LVM, SAN boot
Six years of minimum experience in building and supporting large UNIX Server environments
Experience with the following;
AIX 6.1 & 7.1 Environment build and management
LPAR, VIO, PowerHA configuration and performance management
Hardware administration and deployment of P770 Plus, X3650 series
IBM DS8000 Series storage, ProtecTier configuration and administration
Must have proven track record of providing expert level hands-on skills in
Backup and Recovery
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