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Linux/Unix Administration

Job Description

Job Title- LINUX-UNIX ADMINISTRATOR (Both Linux and Unix expertise are required)

Work Location: Pleasanton, CA

Duration-6+ Months

Must Have:

  • SAN and NAS administration and management
  • VMWareESX
  • Volume Manager concepts and operations * ITIL processes

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide global production support for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributed infrastructure while on shift.
  • Address incidents picked up by the monitoring systems alerting on global Unix & Linux infrastructure within a timely manner.
  • Resolve problem tickets allocated to team on central management tools (e.g. Service Now / Remedy) * Implement requests for service as generated in manual and automated ticketing systems (e.g. SNOW, etc) * Regular verbal and written communication with business partners and other support teams to clarify details of incidents or service requests to maintain production stability and meet established SLAs.
  • Liaise with vendors to analyze crash dumps, or infrastructure problems * Operational knowledge of key technologies, such RHEL 5/6/7, LVM/VxVM, VCS/RHCS, NetBackup, Blade technology, SAN/NAS storage / HP, Dell, IBM Servers.
  • Provide projects support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributed infrastructure, preferably worked in Storage Migration, DC Exit, OS Migration, Unix estate wide remediation projects and BCM/Isolation tests, Power down activities.
  • Experience in supporting UNIX based distributed computing environment with a large number of systems (500+) * Good written and spoken English, able to communicate in English with remote teams.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills.
  • Team work, ability to contribute to and work in a team, as well as at times step up and lead a number of people when handling problems or incidents * Strong inter-personal and communication skills, capable of writing/contributing to technical knowledge articles * Independent problem solving skills and effective time management * A solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating system, preferable Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5/6.
  • Good troubleshooting skills with knowledge of key operating system concepts such as paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, file system concepts, disk management/partitioning, auto mounting etc.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of authentication and naming services, including NIS, LDAP with Kerberos, Power Broker, DNS, NTP, etc * Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts, such as NFS, routing, troubleshooting network related issues.
  • Fundamental skills with Volume Manager, File System and Cluster server.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (for example Tk, Perl, ksh, sh, csh) * Basic understanding of eCommerce and Retail infrastructure with previous job experience a plus.

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Pleasanton
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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AIC (part of ACS Group)

Analysts International Corporation (AIC) is an IT services firm fully dedicated to the success and satisfaction of its customers. From IT staffing to project-based solutions, AIC provides a broad range of services designed to help businesses and government agencies drive value, control costs and deliver on the promise of a more efficient and productive enterprise. Learn More

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US-CA-Pleasanton
AIC
480-897-2479
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Job Description

Job Title- LINUX-UNIX ADMINISTRATOR (Both Linux and Unix expertise are required)

Work Location: Pleasanton, CA

Duration-6+ Months

Must Have:

  • SAN and NAS administration and management
  • VMWareESX
  • Volume Manager concepts and operations * ITIL processes

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide global production support for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributed infrastructure while on shift.
  • Address incidents picked up by the monitoring systems alerting on global Unix & Linux infrastructure within a timely manner.
  • Resolve problem tickets allocated to team on central management tools (e.g. Service Now / Remedy) * Implement requests for service as generated in manual and automated ticketing systems (e.g. SNOW, etc) * Regular verbal and written communication with business partners and other support teams to clarify details of incidents or service requests to maintain production stability and meet established SLAs.
  • Liaise with vendors to analyze crash dumps, or infrastructure problems * Operational knowledge of key technologies, such RHEL 5/6/7, LVM/VxVM, VCS/RHCS, NetBackup, Blade technology, SAN/NAS storage / HP, Dell, IBM Servers.
  • Provide projects support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributed infrastructure, preferably worked in Storage Migration, DC Exit, OS Migration, Unix estate wide remediation projects and BCM/Isolation tests, Power down activities.
  • Experience in supporting UNIX based distributed computing environment with a large number of systems (500+) * Good written and spoken English, able to communicate in English with remote teams.
  • Strong analytical and logical skills.
  • Team work, ability to contribute to and work in a team, as well as at times step up and lead a number of people when handling problems or incidents * Strong inter-personal and communication skills, capable of writing/contributing to technical knowledge articles * Independent problem solving skills and effective time management * A solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating system, preferable Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5/6.
  • Good troubleshooting skills with knowledge of key operating system concepts such as paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, file system concepts, disk management/partitioning, auto mounting etc.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of authentication and naming services, including NIS, LDAP with Kerberos, Power Broker, DNS, NTP, etc * Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts, such as NFS, routing, troubleshooting network related issues.
  • Fundamental skills with Volume Manager, File System and Cluster server.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (for example Tk, Perl, ksh, sh, csh) * Basic understanding of eCommerce and Retail infrastructure with previous job experience a plus.

Job Requirements

 
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