Sr. Unix/Linux System Administrator - McKinney, TX
CSC - McKinney, TX

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Job Title : Sr. Unix/Linux System Administrator - McKinney, TX
Requisition ID : 13001O8

Job Category : Systems
Primary Location : USA-TX: TEXAS-MCKINNEY

Schedule : Full-time
Remote Work Authorized : No
Relocation Assistance : Not Available
Travel : No
Clearance Level : None

Job Posting : Jan 28, 2013, 6:59:03 PM

Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates with client management to formulate complex technical solutions. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.
  • Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.
  • Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
  • Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance.
  • Conducts capacity planning reviews with management and approves capacity plans formulated by less experienced personnel.
  • Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application. Monitors database maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required.
  • Coordinates with business development personnel on proposals and work estimates involving highly complex system administration projects and solutions.
  • Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures.
  • Provides technical leadership to internal and external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Provides technical leadership to appropriate personnel on highly complex system administration activities. Provides technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
  • Seven or more years of technical experiences in a client-server environment
  • Experience working with highly complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance
  • Experience working with company products and services
  • Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures
  • Experience working with highly complex system implementations and organizational processes
Other Qualifications
  • 7+ yrs Solaris & Red Hat Linux adminstration. LVM, Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas Cluster Server.
  • 7+ yrs Jumpstart, Kixstart, HP Server hardware Sun/Oracle hardware VMWare
  • 7+ yrs EMC storage a plus LDAP
  • Ability to create GOLD server images and clone new virtual servers
  • U.S. Citizen or a Green Card holder
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Good ability to lead and work as part of a team

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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