SUSE Linux Engineer
Contract: 20 hours per week
Duration: 6+ months
7 to 10 years of experience with SUSE Linux
5 plus years of experience with IBM System x hardware especially IBM eX5 servers
Experience with IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
A plus to have experience with IBM SAP HANA
As a SUSE Linux Engineer Server you will perform the following essential functions. Leads the technical design, implementation and support for designated hardware and software technologies such as IBM SAP HANA Assists in managing the server area including leading maintenance (patching, Operating System upgrades), managing incidents, root cause analysis and change control processes for the server and end user computing areas. Works closely with the business and IT to develop cost effective, operationally support solutions that meet complex requirements. Works directly with peer IT, security, operations and business teams to deliver infrastructure services (server, directory services, e-mail integration,) necessary for deployment of Enterprise applications (SAP) throughout the company. Provides 3rd level support for IBM server issues.
Position Requirements Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related discipline or equivalent experience required. Minimum 8+ years of IT experience, including Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange, VMware design, support and administration. Hands on experience supporting IBM server hardware. Strong Communications, customer focus and leadership skills required. Strong team player with proven experience and ability to collaborate with other server, network, storage, database engineers and administrators required. Proven experience and ability to manage problem resolution of complex or intermittent issues in a multi-vendor, integrated enterprise environment. Strong verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners. Solid knowledge of industry best practices and technical systems. Previous team leadership experience in a fast growing, highly dynamic retail IT environment preferred. Normal office demands, ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Off-Hours support including 24x7 on-call required.
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