Sr Administrator, System UNIX
T-Mobile - Bothell, WA

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T-Mobile USA is a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching over 268 million Americans where they live, work, and play. In a world full of busy and fragmented lives, we at T-Mobile USA, Inc. have the idea that wireless communications can help. The value of our plans, the breadth of our coverage, the reliability of our network, and the quality of our service are meant to do one thing; help you stick together with the people who make your life come alive. That's why we're here.


Systems administration position involving management of multiple UNIX servers in a highly dynamic environment. Work as part of a team in support of operational and project related activities. Provide technical and operational support to other departments and teams as required in support of business objectives.

Essential Functions

Display strong inter-personal and communication skills.

Be self-motivated and able to meet objectives with little or no direct supervision.

Provide 24 x 7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members.

Provide troubleshooting for applications and systems.

Provide technical support for UNIX related project activities.

Build and modify systems to meet project and user requirements.

Participate in design reviews.

Apply patches and upgrades to operating systems and layered software as required.



Five to Seven years' experience in an IBM AIX environment with exposure to VIO/Virtualization/Power VM/SEA/NPIV strongly desired.

HP-UX environment knowledge is a bonus.

Proven competency with most UNIX commands/utilities.

Knowledge of VIO and IBM HW

Knowledge of Linux, especially Red Hat or OEL

Knowledge of HP Blade systems

Knowledge of or experience with C programs.

System installation and configuration experience.

Experience using various monitoring tools such as Glance, Perfview, Top and ITO.

Shell scripting and programming (KSH, TCL/TK, PERL, AWK).

Familiarity with HP and Sun hardware.

Familiarity with SAN, NAS and other storage technologies.

Familiarity with EMC and/or HP disk arrays and attendant software such as BCV and SRDF.

A degree in computer science or equivalent experience.


High School Diploma/GED

T-Mobile USA offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, as well as matching 401(k), generous paid time off programs, mobile phone and service discounts, tuition reimbursement, free parking - not to mention a fun and business casual work environment.

T-Mobile is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.



Information Technology

Primary Location


WA-Bothell WA

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