Systems Engineer Sr (AIX)
SunGard AS - Houston, TX

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About the Position:
The Unix Administrator will provide Unix server administration in flavors of Unix OS, primarily AIX. Assist in strategic and tactical planning with in the Systems team.


  • Administration of AIX, Solaris, Red Hat Linux, HP/UX.
  • Operating system upgrades and patching, including system firmware, adapter microcode and HMC code.
  • Configuration and management of lvm, including file systems.
  • Configuration of network properties and access policies.
  • Monitoring and fine tuning for system performance using system tools.
  • Auditing system security, user accounts and file/folder permission.
  • Tuning system performance based on customer inputs.
  • Writing shell scripts to accomplish day to day system administration task
Requirements and Preferred Requirements
  • 5 + years of UNIX (AIX v5.X, 6.1, 7.1) systems experience in a 24×7 environment
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in UNIX environment, Solaris, Red Hat Linux, HPUX .
  • Experience and deep knowledge of IBM pSeries hardware in a partitioned and virtualized environment.
  • Experience and deep knowledge of HACMP clustering, or other clustering products.
  • Scripting knowledge (Perl/Python/Bash)
  • Experience in Disaster recovery planning,
  • Strong TCP/IP Networking knowledge
  • Experience in routing and switching is a plus
  • Strong knowledge on Storage connectivity
  • Ability to solve highly complex problems spanning multiple technologies and disciplines
  • Demonstrate leadership and foster collaborative team approach and interacts well with front line and management providing consultation and expert advice on systems related topics
Preferred Requirements
  • Awareness of ITIL Framework
  • Experience providing services with a data center outsourcer, MSP or web hosting business

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