Senior Unix (Linux & AIX) – System Administrator – 4897
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Senior Unix (Linux & AIX) - System Administrator

Dublin City Centre

Salary Daily Rate


Senior Unix (Linux & AIX) – System Administrator – 4897

Senior Unix (Linux & AIX) System Administrator - Daily Rate Contract - Dublin City Centre

Related responsibilities typically include the following:

  • Configure and implement new and existing operating systems and applications software.
  • Work with vendors to develop/maintain current standards of performance or troubleshoot issues.
  • Ensure adherence to procedures and processes for hardware, software, and applications.
  • Interact with multiple business units in deployment of new hardware.
  • Develop, modify, maintain, improve, and troubleshoot existing systems.
  • Perform hardware and software recovery.
  • Perform operational turnover on all system templates.
  • Work with business clients to evaluate, streamline, and improve current systems, processes, and workflow.
  • Develop business case documentation.
  • Develop purchase requests and supporting documentation.
  • Work with vendors and business support teams to install new systems.
  • Analyze and resolve operating systems and applications issues on various systems.
  • Develop troubleshooting tools to allow Systems Administrators to support products when they are put into production.
  • Generate and maintain reports and documentation.
  • Capacity planning analysis and reporting.

What you need

  • Extensive experience in Unix Operational Support in a medium to large telecom and/or distributed platform environment performing installation, configuration, and troubleshooting duties.
  • In Depth knowledge of Solaris & RedHat, system administration troubleshooting; Boot from SAN, troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills, Disaster Recovery.
  • Ability to develop automation process using Scripting languages such as Shell.
  • Experience of working with EMC and NetApp storage and familiarity of SAN and Vfiler technology and architectures
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals: TCP/IP, file transfer and secure file transfer protocols, IIS, networking/distributed computing environment concepts; basic routing concepts.
  • Familiar with most aspects of systems/software administration, such as: system installation and configuration, security levels and permissions, installation of third-party software, backup systems, etc.
  • SuSE 11+ and RedHat 6+ Linux experience - Required
  • Solaris 9/10/11 - Required
  • Volume management
  • Clustering on RedHat & Solaris - Desirable
  • Oracle/IBM/Dell hardware knowledge - Required.
  • Interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Process Oriented

* Live Role - Apply for immediate consideration.

If you are interested in this position please forward your CV to (see below) or call Suzanne Brophy for further information.

CALL Suzanne Brophy on +353 1 679 3182

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