Systems Engineer, UNIX/Linux
Ports America - Chandler, AZ

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Job Summary

The System Engineer will design, implement, and assist with the daily operation of the enterprise infrastructure and related applications. The position will be responsible for the administration and support of our existing HP-UX, AIX and Linux environments. The System Engineer will also have the responsibility for UNIX/Linux backups, storage (SAN, NFS, iSCSI), clustering and high availability technologies as well as systems automation and monitoring.

Essential Duties

Infrastructure Operations (50%) Maintains highly critical 24x7x365 environment by providing coverage and support for all servers. Adheres to and helps improve existing change control and documentation processes.

Deploy and Improve Infrastructure Architecture (40%) Engineers and administers clustered resources for high availability. Implements new servers, first in a test network and then in production. Coordinates the standards, approaches, and processes for adding and removing network resources (servers, desktops, printers, user accounts, etc.). Maintains a *clean* physical and logical environment. Engineers and administers corporate data storage resources consisting of SAN, NAS, and other systems.

Security and audit (10%) Maintains a secure infrastructure by ensuring that all systems are up-to-date with the latest security patches and fixes. Reviews all security bulletins as released by vendors and determine the priority and the plan for updating systems while maintaining a stable production environment. Manages the server infrastructure to meet regulatory requirements. Participate in system audits.

Job Requirements

(Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors)

5+ years' experience in designing and administration of UNIX systems.

3+ years' experience with building and administrating virtual environments.

Extensive hands-on and current knowledge of HPUX, AIX, RHEL, HP enterprise class servers, clustering, SANs (FC, iSCSI, partitioning), NFS, Commvault, Perl, ksh/csh shell scripting, LDAP, and Oracle in a highly available 24x7x365 environment.

Deep understanding and experience of architecting and deploying data storage solutions to meet varying business needs within a corporate enterprise.

Working knowledge of UNIX clustered environments utilizing HACMP and HP Service Guard.

Extensive experience automating server OS and application deployment.

Demonstrate and apply rigorous, process driven project management principles in delivering technology solutions.

Ability to produce utilization reports and perform capacity planning for servers. (i.e. disk utilization, memory, etc.).

Subject matter expert in data storage and retrieval and responsible for all aspects of systems configuration, performance, and operation.

Ability to create evaluation, test and implementation plans for new technology and approaches. Provide hands on support of all server and workstation standards, desktop management, software deployment, systems administration, and data integrity and recovery; ability to diagnose and troubleshoot server networking and server issues using appropriate monitoring and diagnostic tools.

Preferred Qualifications

BA/BS degree Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent field is preferred

HP-UX Certified System Engineer (CSE)

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

IBM Certified System Administrator - AIX

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