UNIX Administrator
BlackRock 3.8124 reviews - Wilmington, DE

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This position requires some hands on knowledge of operating systems and server technologies; should have some knowledge of industry hardware types and interoperability; should have a basic understanding of application software.

Person in this role must be able to work with other system administrators on their team located at that site and other locations. Person will work with colleagues regarding patches and updates, testing and sharing results. This person needs to provide operational support for legacy, current and emerging technologies.

The Global UNIX team is a sizable team of over 40 individuals located in six different regions around the globe that support a highly available UNIX environment.

We are looking for an addition to the Delaware regional team to provide operational support.

Responsible for operational support and maintenance of the global UNIX/Linux environments running Solaris 10 - 2.8 and Redhat Enterprise 4.x and above, including build, administration, configuration and maintenance of servers.

Perform system administration duties across the environment to provide support services for customer.

Perform system recoveries.

Maintain server availability for all sites and periodically test redundant failover.

Problem solving, teamwork and customer service skills

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Resolve help desk and Service Center problem and work request tickets.

Participate in rotation providing daytime frontline support and in addition perform scheduled weekend maintenance work where required and in some cases a regular scheduled rotation of a weekend work day.

Troubleshoot and resolve system issues and provide operations support for bridge calls.

Participate in the development and implementation of UNIX related projects

Monitoring and reporting on alarming of UNIX servers and providing remediation to alarms.

Solaris 2.8 and above

LINUX 4.x and above



, DNS, LDAP, Security and Performance Monitoring

Veritas Foundation Suite (Volume Manager, FileSystem and Cluster Server)

Experience with shell scripting ksh or Perl.

Server hardware (x86, Sun, Blades)

A minimum of

2+ years comparative industry experience

Degree preferred

BlackRock is proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/D/V.

BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.

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Americas-United States-Wilmington




Job Posting


Mar 26, 2012, 12:08:30 PM

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