UNIX Systems Engineer
InterSystems Corporation - Cambridge, MA

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This ever-evolving internal role will support the on-going operation and improvement of our critical departmental and enterprise systems. Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, this position requires a highly motivated and engaged admin who can bring a solid foundation to the role, while quickly acquiring and applying new technologies. This position is best suited to a hands-on contributor who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is energized by new technical challenges.

Responsibilities:
Ensure the timely and accurate response to user requests
Deploy and maintain systems from the hardware to operating system level for both Linux and other Unix variants
Ability to complete traditional Unix Administration tasks quickly and competently
Support of the Development and Release Engineering environments
Support of the enterprise SAN and VMware environments
Maintain scripts/utilities for process automation

Key Characteristics:
ESSENTIAL
Passion and Determination
Is goal-oriented and enthusiastic; is energized by challenges; has a strong work ethic and a positive, “can-do” attitude when faced with obstacles
Innovative Problem Solving
Ability to solve difficult problems; develops creative solutions; ability to identify key issues/problems through analysis and questions; attacks problems systematically; sees non-obvious relationships
Interpersonal Social Skills
Adapts approach to be effective working with different people; is comfortable interacting with people who are more senior or more experienced than them; is friendly, personable and engaging
Efficiency and Attention to Detail
Committed to tasks while adhering to time-line; ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously without details falling through the cracks; has high standards for thoroughness, completeness and accuracy
DESIRABLE
Intellectual Curiosity
Shows passion for continually advancing his/her own knowledge or thinking; asks questions of others to fully grasp a situation; is a "quick study"; has a drive to learn new things and figure things out on his/her own

Qualifications:
Essential
Minimum of 2-4 Years experience administering UNIX systems which includes installations and upgrades
Experience installing hardware on UNIX systems
Shell scripting and/or Perl experience
Strong knowledge of standard UNIX subsystems such as printing, Sendmail, DNS, and NFS. Installation experience and Sendmail and/or DNS strongly desired. Hands-on experience with enterprise backup solution configuration preferred
Hands-on experience with multiple Unix/Linux variants preferred
Experience working in a software development environment with many Unix/Linux variants
Experience with Perforce or other source code system
Experience installing and configuring development environments (compilers/debuggers/tools)
Broad OS installation and troubleshooting experience
Enterprise backup technology (Veeam/Commvault)
Apache web server build and deployment
Proven problem-solving and technical support skills
Extremely high accuracy and attention to detail
Occasional weekend and/or evening work when dealing with critical system upgrades or problem resolution. Ability to carry pager on a rotating basis required (compensation provided).
Desirable
Hands-on experience with SAN storage - setup and troubleshooting exposure (Netapp/HP/EMC)
VMware experience/exposure (Lab Manager/vCloud Director)
Education & Training
Essential
University degree or equivalent work experience
Desirable
Professional certifications
“We are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, membership in uniformed armed services or Veterans’ status, or any other class protected by applicable law.”

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InterSystems Corporation is a software products company with offices in 25 countries and corporate headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts....