The Senior Systems Engineer will perform systems management in conjunction with Windows/UNIX systems administration, networking teams, application development and Internet development teams. Key activities will include system installation; OS patch management, system integration, application administration, some systems architecture and design, and system maintenance. The environment that the Systems Administrator will work within is very diverse and includes many leading edge technologies. The server hardware is a mixture Oracle engineered systems and servers and running Solaris 10 & 11, and x86 servers running Redhat Linux & Oracle Enterprise Linux. The storage infrastructure consists of a network attached storage (NAS) comprised of Oracle ZFS appliance.
Perform intermediate to advanced level Unix systems administration activities. Install and configure servers and other application components.
Diagnose unique and complex system, network and application issues working closely with other IT teams.
Installs related program products and support tools
Install operating system patches as supplied by the vendor, as needed, in coordination with database administrator and the applications support staff.
Virtualization - i.e. Oracle VM, VMware, Solaris LDOM, Zones
Support tools and utilities using scripting or other programming languages to automate processes and maintain the application environments.
Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Ability to communicate technical information effectively, both orally and in writing.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in UNIX, and system software installation, customization, and support.
Experience working with Solaris 10&11 and x86 servers running Redhat Linux .
Experience with Linux mail servers running Sendmail/Postfix
Experience with RedHat, and OEL
Experience with Virtualization Technologies (OVM, VMware, Solaris LDOM and/or Zones
Experience with Oracle VM infrastructure desired
Experience with Oracle Hardware family (x86, SPARC and Storage)
Experience with Apache Web Servers, Solaris, Linux patch management and patch management Juniper switches Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in Unix environment, Oracle ZFS storage array based environment
Working knowledge of Oracle Engineered Systems (ODA, Exalytics, PCA, ZFS appliance)Oracle Enterprise Linux.
Experience working with NAS, Oracel ZFS appliance
General understanding of relational databases( schemas, metadata, relationships, procedures, functions and triggers)
Experience with PERL, shell scripting.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems or equivalent work experience. 6+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience