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Senior IBM AIX Administrator

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin South, Dublin
  • Sector: Database Admin
  • Date posted: 11/05/2017
  • Job reference: J366118A

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Senior IBM AIX Administrator

Short Term Contract
Dublin South
Open to Market Rates

Role description

  • You will be tasked with delivering high quality technical service, promote our client's values in technology and provide effective services to the Business.

Main Responsibilities

  • Installing, configuring and maintaining IBM AIX servers
  • Account and Printer administration and Patch and package administration
  • Vulnerability report assessment and propose solutions.
  • Configuration and administration of Logical volume manager.
  • Changing kernel parameters
  • Day to day administration task on HACMP environment
  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue
  • Configuration and Administration of Serial Storage Architecture (SSA)
  • On-site SME will be the single point of contact (SPOC) for both the offshore as well as our client's SME for their specific technical tracks.
  • You should be able manage our client's stakeholders expectations, be it technical, process or soft skills aspect.
  • Work on CIP (Continuous Improvement Plans) for their respective tracks along with the offshore team members.
  • Manage Critical Incidents when they arise and provide solutions to restore the services as per the SLAs.
  • Prepare RCAs with action plans to ensure the permanent fix is implemented in the impacted systems.
  • Lead Weekly Track Meetings along with offshore team members.
  • Actively participate in architectural design sessions and discussions during the design stage and provide necessary feedback to the customer and keep the offshore team informed about the upcoming changes.
  • Fine tune the system for optimal performance

Required skills

  • Very good Knowledge on Unix shell scripting
  • Good knowledge on managing all AIX clients via the NIM server.
  • Good knowledge of VIOS management.
  • Knowledge on RBAC
  • Knowledge of new design and build of native and stretched PowerHA cluster.
  • Understanding of SAN environment
  • Understanding of Unix Security baseline

Technical / Professional Qualifications

  • Overall 8-12 Years of IT Experience.
  • Minimum 8 years in IBM AIX Administration / Support
  • Good to have AIX & Linux certifications.
  • Good to have an ITIL foundation certified certification.
  • Should have worked on Production systems
  • Working Knowledge of any ticketing tools
  • Should be familiar with ITIL processes

Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication and conversation skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Good documentation skills
  • Good working knowledge in MS OFFICE
  • Should have a good customer handling skills
  • Able to handle unforeseen situations
  • High level of acceptance

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. (a current Stamp 4 Visa or an EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be considered for this role)

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