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Wintel Engineer 14746 Scottsdale, AZ 7/6/2021 7:32:00 AM

Data Warehouse
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Job Description

This individual will be responsible to provide administration and 2nd level support for third-party and in-house developed applications on our AIX and Solaris Unix servers while working closely with our Datacenter Outsourcer – system administration teams, in-house software development teams, end users, and software vendors to provide optimum system performance, fast problem resolution and availability of our Unix Systems.
Responsibilities: 
  • Manage our Datacenter Outsourcer in the support of servers running Applications in US and Singapore.
  • Ensure system/infrastructure incidents are resolved ontime (MTTR) meeting SLA and minimize impact to business
  • Manage the AIX /Solaris UNIX Servers and is well verse in Unix Security, scripting, backup and store function, virtualisation and manage High Availability configuration of servers like HACMP for AIX machines.
    • Primarily responsible for optimization, tuning, and support of enterprise-level servers at remote location around the globe
    • Manage liaison and work closely with end users and application developers in the support of mission critical applications and to provide advice on a consulting mode
    • Must have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the systems administration field. Specific activities include:
      • Installation of new system releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches;
      • Backup/archiving/restoration;
      • Server monitoring, problem solving and resolution;
      • Report generation and documentation
    • Design and deploy system utilities and monitoring software to configure hosts/servers, registries, security policies, network setting, server services and performance reporting to ensure robust system and application performance. When required develop native operating system scripts and/or modify scripts to perform the former
    • Set global standards for hardware, configurations, versions, and utilities on appropriate platforms; perform capacity planning in conjunction with field IT Managers and application developers.
    • Must be willing to carry a pager 24 hours per day when on call.
     

    Qualifications:
    Experiences
    • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 5 years’ in depth experience in AIX system administration/engineering. Experience with Solaris is a plus
    • IBM Certified System p Administrator an advantage for Unix Specialist/Mgr position
    • Must have in depth system support / system experience in one or more of the following areas:
      • AIX and other OS Installation and Update
      • System Audit
      • Monitoring and Tuning
      • Problem Determination and Resolution
      • Backup and Recovery / Disaster Recovery
      • High Availability support and configuration
    • Experience in managing Unix Servers using IBM WebSphere solution, Data Management Solution, Content Management solution, EAI and B2B services will be an added advantage.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills. Work well within a team. Motivated, self starter.
    • It will be a strong advantage if you have experience in transition of the above duty from counterparts in overseas countries.
     
     
    Skills Sets:
    1. Working knowledge of network technology/topologies.
    2. System technology
    3. Good managerial skills
    4. Project management skills
    5. Good written and oral communication skills
     

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