UNIX Platform Administrator
Compucom - Cary, NC

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SR. PLATFORM ADMINISTRATOR

This position is responsible for the creation of strategic infrastructure design and implementation plans for in-house information systems, networked infrastructure and enterprise applications. The ideal candidate would be a Senior Level System Administrator with a broad range of experience, but deep knowledge in UNIX.

Key Responsibilities

Provide proactive knowledge and acting as an escalation point for Engineers, Associate Engineers, Service Support, and Service Delivery.

Drive innovation in engineering knowledge, practices, or procedures by testing and adopting new solutions and methods.

Independently manage approved medium and large scale projects that align towards corporate and departmental goals.

Seek out and embraces opportunities to be the client's first and best product customer, partner, and collaborator.

Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure systems development efforts.

Create, validate and maintain architectural designs to ensure their functionality.

Create and maintain documentation as it relates to configuration, mapping, processes, and service records.

Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for administration, usage, and disaster recovery.

Conduct research on IT products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the enterprise infrastructure industry.

Execute proof of concept tactical plans.

Collaborate with executive management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term IT capacity needs.

Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.

Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.

Focus on extremely complex problems where analysis of situation or data requires an evaluation of broad and ranging variables.

Any of the above may also occur as part of an off-hours escalation as part of a pager-rotation shift or an emergency.

Skills:
Unix - Expert - Required

Solaris - Intermediate - Preferred

Windows - Intermediate - Preferred

Storage - Intermediate - Preferred

Leadership - Intermediate - Preferred

This role would not participate in the regular on call rotation, but would be a backup for new engineers on the team (after the initial ramp-up period). Required to be able to work weekend occasionally for maintenance, usually on Saturday mornings, Tier 2 customer support, and break-fix work.

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