Job Opportunity for Senior UNIX Systems Administrator

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Company: Compnova
Location Chesterfield, MO
Date Posted: October 8, 2014
Source: Compnova
Job Description:
	
		Req ID:                      1996415
	
		Role:                           Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 
	
		Duration:                   0-6 months
	
		Worksite Location:   MO-Chesterfield
	
		 
	
		 
	
		Role Overview 
	
		
			Amdocs is looking for a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator to provide 2nd level support of Linux / AIX/ Sun / HP servers in a data centre environment. Person will also act as a primary IT focal point and solutions expert in a UNIX / Linux environment for a development team and respond to requests from the team with urgency and priority. Must be willing to work noon until 9pm and provide emergency support 24/7 as part of an on-call rotation. 
		
			Support the hardware, operating system, apply patches, install software, manage file systems, and monitor performance 
		
			Troubleshoot alerts from monitoring system for system error conditions (system down, disk full, CPU busy, memory full etc.) 
		
			Service tickets submitted by developers 
		
			Implement operational solutions and direction for projects using a variety of technologies and methodologies 
	
	
		 
	
		Requirements 
	
		
			3+ years of hands-on experience within a UNIX operating environment 
		
			In-depth experience with at least 2 UNIX operating systems (HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, Linux) 
		
			In-depth experience with at least 2 Volume Managers (Veritas, HP LVM, IBM LVM, RedHat LVM, Sun SDS/ZFS) 
		
			An understanding of UNIX system installation and configuration, fundamentals of security, ability to use performance analysis to tune systems 
		
			Experience automating tasks using a scripting language (ksh, Perl) 
		
			Ability to identify tasks which require automation and automate them 
		
			Customer interface experience (managing expectations; negotiating compromise solutions) 
	
	
		 
	
		Preferences 
	
		
			Data Center experience (change control; ticketing systems; coordinating with other support groups) 
		
			NAS/SAN experience (EMC, NetAPP) 
		
			Strong customer relation skills in a meeting setting, and via email/phone 
		
			Self-starter, motivated, shows interest to learn, ability to adapt to new situations

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