Unix/Linux System Administrator
IBM - San Jose, CA

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IBM is seeking a qualified individual who will serve as the Unix/ Linux system administrator to develop, implement and maintain server infrastructure for a large enterprise. The candidate will:
•Plan, install, build, manage, support, configure and test server infrastructure components and connectivity
•Identify physical facility requirements needed to operate server infrastructure components (i.e. floor space, equipment clearance, electrical, cooling, cabling, weight load)
•Provide primary system administration, configuration, and troubleshooting of the Linux environment and performance issues
•Maintain server security in compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) and supporting vendor requirements
•Perform 24x7 on call duties on a rotation basis with the other system administrators
•Analyze Unix/Windows: Systems, check processes and log files, and retrieve and review information contained within logs for troubleshooting
•Monitor and troubleshoot backups, scheduled Cron jobs, and be able to monitor systems and processes and take proactive action
•Provide consulting services and support for release package testing, installation, deployment and operation
•Provide troubleshooting and technical support services for server infrastructure
•Provide consulting and support services to identify server infrastructure operational, monitoring and reporting
•Perform system changes following existing change management processes.
•Conduct server infrastructure architecture analysis ranging across multiple storage technologies (NAS/SAN) and vendors (Brocade, Hitachi, NetApp).
•Perform proactive capacity planning, including short term and long-term trend analysis, ensuring all server infrastructure devices are monitored for capacity and stability
•Demonstrate the ability to time-manage and prioritize, take a proactive approach to improving services, and have an innovative and keen interest in learning new technologies.
•Analyze user requirements and statistics to identify trends and resolve performance issues
•Define and integrate current best practices (technical, security, process) in server infrastructure solution analysis and definition.
•Coordinate regularly with management on solution plans and status
•Basic understanding of Web Server, Oracle WebCache, and Oracle Web Logic

The work location for this position is Seaside, CA.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • At least 5 years experience in Unix/Linux system administration
  • U.S. citizenship required
  • English: Basic knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 3 years experience in planning, installing, building managing, supporting, configuring and testing server infrastructure components and connectivity.
  • At least 3 years experience in administration, configuration, and troubleshooting of a Linux environment.
  • Security clearance of Secret - Active
  • Certified in Redhat
  • English : Intermediate

Additional information
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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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