Sr. UNIX (Solaris) Administrator
Macy's - Johns Creek, GA

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Under general direction, the selected candidate independently designs, builds and maintains server architecture to include hardware platforms, server services, and operation systems.

Macy's Systems & Technology (MST) is the information technology division of Macy's Inc. Macy's Inc. is the nation's largest operator of department stores with over 800 department store locations in 46 states. In addition, we operate major catalog and internet operations for Bloomingdale's and Macy's. Macy's Systems & Technology is headquartered in Johns Creek, a suburban setting northeast of Atlanta, Georgia.

We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, employee fitness center and a merchandise discount.

Key Accountabilities:
The selected candidate will be responsible for analyzing current enterprise resources and makes recommendations for capacity planning and performance tuning.

Will act as technical advisor to Business Units in the development of business solutions.

Provides 2nd level support for the UNIX environment.

Evaluates, and tests hardware, operating systems and services and makes recommendations on new systems/upgrades and their impact on existing system configurations.

Independently researches and resolves moderately complex technical problems.

Documents standards, implementation procedures, and troubleshooting processes.

Skills Summary:
Proven experience with Solaris Administration as outlined below.

At least 5 Years of hands on experience.

Must have in depth working knowledge of Solaris version 10.

Design and configuration experience with Solaris containers/zones is required.

Understanding of networking is required.

Knowledge of installing, configuring and maintaining of Sun/Solaris HW is required.

DTrace experience is preferred.

Shell scripting knowledge as Solaris Administrator is required.

Solaris Packages and RPM maintenance and participate in patch management.

The primary target servers are Super Clusters, T-4-4s, and M5000s. Same or like platform experience is very desirable.

Responsible for troubleshooting server and OS problems.

Must be knowledgeable of storage environments (SAN, NAS).

Oracle/SUN ZFS 7000 series storage appliances and/or EMC Celerra experience a strong plus.

Strong organization and prioritization skills.

Must have strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills.

Must have excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.

Must be able to multitask and coordinate several projects simultaneously.

Must work well under pressure and with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Must be able to lead, motivate, and execute.

Must be able to address escalation items and conflicts in a timely, motivational and productive manner.

Must be able to articulate ideas and motivate team to turn those ideas into reality.

Must be able to produce documentation for processes and procedures.

Must be effective at knowledge transfer and cross-training others.

Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.