Sr. UNIX Admin.
EmblemHealth - New York, NY

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Summary:
Senior UNIX System Administrator supporting a 24/7 RedHat Linux/Solaris/HP-UX server infrastructure. Responsible for operating, maintaining, and supporting the overall RedHat Linux/Solaris/HP-UX server architecture in a large, multi-site production environment. Individual would be responsible for managing the maintenance activities of RedHat Linux/Solaris/HP-UX servers. Providing support for implementation, troubleshooting and updates of applications on these servers. Managing system infrastructure and all related processes.

Accountabilities:
• Providing support for implementation, troubleshooting and updates of applications
on these servers
• Managing system infrastructure and all related processes
• Providing Transition support for data center moves regarding the Development,
• Test, Stage and Production environments to include migration-related activities,
account management, software/OS updates and patching, OS installations and
configuration on new servers, server decommissioning activities, responding to
• Service Desk incidents regarding end user problems associated with the systems,
assisting developers with isolation and resolution of application issues which are
service, operating system or hardware based
• Provide migration support in regards to RedHat as we transition data centers other duties as required
• This is a 24/7 operation and rotating on-call support is a requirement
Position Success Criteria:
• Experience w/ Veritas Storage Migrator and HSM
• Experience w/ Legato Networker
• Ability to design RedHat based infrastructure solutions, document the solutions and test them in a lab
environment
• Experience with designing and supporting high availability UNIX solutions
• Experience with UNIX disaster recovery
• Experience with certificate authority services a plus
• Experience with automating UNIX deployment packages
• Experience with and ability to understand, distill and document solution requirements
• Experience with and ability to configure and deploy Linux/HP-UX based complex solutions
• Experience performing system administration duties on Linux systems
• Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex Linux/HP-UX problems
• Detail oriented and must be able to think independently
• High level of initiative and self-confidence along with strong verbal and written communication skills
is important
• Skill in managing one's own time and the time of others based on an established project plan
• Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems
• Skills in communicating effectively orally and in written format
• Managed multiple priorities simultaneously
• Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex Linux and Solaris problems
• Must be able to script repeated tasks and have experience automation tools
• Must be flexible to meet customer requirements for patching and OS upgrades
• VMWARE ESX server experience is a strong plus
• Ability to develop automation process using UNIX shell/batch scripting languages preferred
• Should have strong troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently
• Ability to work with EMC and Hitachi storage
• Solaris/AIX certification preferred
• Should have experience with tools used in large enterprise environments like problem/change management
• Strong knowledge and experience with resource management and performance tuning
• Experience working with software installation/upgrading procedures
• 10+ years in the UNIX Environment
• 4+ years of experience in Solaris 10 container administration
• 10+ years of VERITAS Volume manager/File system administration
• 10+ years in supporting VERITAS and SUN/Linux/HP-UX cluster
Education and Experiencel:
• Certification/License(s): RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
• Bachelor's plus 12 years of experience; degree can be substituted for additional experience
• 5 years of administration of Red Hat
• Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) required

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