The Engineer – BISC Systems Ops works closely with the Engineer Lead - BISC Infrastructure and is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software related to Optimum’s core OSS/BSS infrastructure.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for engineering and operational efforts around Optimum’s provisioning infrastructure. This includes service outages/issues, documentation, application/OS maintenance, policy and rules development, capacity planning and vendor management.
Responsible for System Administration duties for a variety of Unix and Linux based systems running Solaris 10 and Debian. This includes installation and configuration of the OS as well as creating LDOMS and utilizing Sun’s virtual machine software. This will also include on-call and after hours related maintenance activities
Responsible for testing, evaluation and certification of various devices and systems (hardware and software) in the Optimum footprint.
Responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of methods, processes and documentation of OSS systems, including provisioning, DNS, NMS/EMS, backup’s, and Web servers, including Glassfish.
Responsible for MySQL and Oracle configuration to a minor degree, including backups and best practices.
24/7 availability; including, on-call rotation and after hours maintenance / troubleshooting activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or 4+ years of equivalent work experience.
3+ years of service provider provisioning and other OSS/BSS systems
3+ years of Unix/Linux server administration (Solaris 10 and Debian preferred)
2+ years working with DOCSIS 1.xx and 2.0. Knowledge and understanding of DOCSIS 3.0 preferred.
Personal computer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word)
Self motivation with good ability to multi-task with minimal supervision
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Problem solving skills and ability to develop a solution
Sigma SMP and Cisco CNR/BAC Provisioning experience
Network Attached Storage (NAS) or Storage Area Network (SAN) operational or engineering experience (BlueArc preferred)
Scripting/programming experience (i.e. PERL, shell, PHP, JAVA)
Data disaster recovery planning and implementation experience
Database management experience (MySQL, Oracle)
Application load balancer experience (F5 BIG-IP preferred)
Hardware or software based RAID experience
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