Sr. Linux Administrator
CNO Financial Group, Inc. - Carmel, IN

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CNO Financial Group is seeking a technical leader of day-to-day operations of the IBM AIX / Redhat Linux server computing environment at CNO. The Sr. Systems Administrator will be responsible for the following:
  • Install and maintain Operating systems and related software to ensure stable performance and high availability.
  • Evaluate system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters to ensure hardware and software compatibility.
  • Troubleshoot system problems.
  • Define and perform system management functions.
  • Ensure conformance to backup and disaster recovery plans.
  • Manage user accounts and access controls as defined by process and/or system champions.
  • Develop system specifications and implement complex computing environments.
  • Manage Infrastructure projects for the implementation or upgrade of computer equipment and systems.
  • Follow Change Control procedures for all Infrastructure changes.
Selected candidate must be willing to work non-standard hours to support installation and troubleshooting of systems. Required on call support rotation. Some travel to other sites is required.

 Bachelor's degree in the computer field and minimum of 6-8 years experience with current versions of Redhat Linux / IBM AIX. (If no degree - then a minimum of 8 years experience and related certifications.)
 Previous advanced level experience related to technical support of any of the following environments: IBM X and P series hardware, IBM XIV SAN, NetApp San, NFS, NetBackup, Microsoft Windows Server OSs
 Must have strong working knowledge of VMware 4.0 and above.
 Advanced level experience with server monitoring tools i.e. CA Spectrum and eHealth.
 Strong background in backup solutions (both hardware and software).
 Advanced level experience with scripting and automation.
 Must also have strong written and verbal communication skills.
 Must be capable of assisting in developing strategies as it relates to Redhat Linux / IBM AIX advancements and trends in the industry.
 Must be familiar with industry standard Service Desk applications (CA Service Desk, Remedy, etc…)
 Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.
 Strong customer service skills


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CNO Financial Group, Inc., formerly Conseco, Inc., is the holding company for a group of insurance companies operating throughout the United...