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

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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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