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UNIX Systems Engineer

Atlanta, GA

Post Date: 07/21/2017 Job ID: 1298 Job Category: UNIX System Engineer Admin

UNIX Systems Engineer

UNIX Systems Engineer Summary:

The Senior UNIX Systems Engineer will be skilled in various flavors of UNIX and will be part of a team of UNIX administrators that administer, maintain and support all UNIX based server hardware and Operating Systems. The team is responsible for the support and maintenance of all UNIX Server hardware and Operating Systems (predominately Red Hat Linux (v4/5/6/7), AIX (v6.1/7.1), Solaris, HP-UX, and other Linux distributions.

UNIX Systems Engineer Responsibilities and Required Skills:
  • Monitor the environment for performance and stability that meets Service Level Objectives
  • 7+ years of experience with design, architecture, support and recovery of UNIX systems environments
  • 5+ years of experience with server virtualization using VMWare
  • Maintain system patching levels, ensure current system backups, analyze for performance tuning
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis on incidents on systems, hardware and OS/software
  • Produce reports and metrics essential for proper management of the UNIX environment
  • Maintain the environment to satisfy security requirements set by business drivers and Information Security department
  • Handle escalation of reported incidents related to all facets of the UNIX environment
  • Work with peers across multiple business units
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation, and other duties assigned
  • Virtualization experience including performing server physical to virtual migrations
  • Knowledge of high-performance storage and clustered file systems using GPFS/Veritas and other software
  • Knowledge of LVM, Veritas, and other volume management tools for UNIX servers as well as the technologies that utilize them
  • Strong working knowledge of networking architectures and protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, SSH, SFTP
  • Strong UNIX shell scripting experience and an ability to support existing scripted processes; Perl, Ruby, or Python experience preferred

UNIX Systems Engineer Required Experience:
  • Experience working as a member of an enterprise UNIX engineering team
  • Expertise with one or more flavors of UNIX

Preferred Linux Experience:
  • Enterprise environment experience with RedHat v6 or v7
  • RedHat Satellite  Server, Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible experience is preferred
  • RedHat certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of RedHat IDM and ldap preferred
  • Knowledge of system internals, LVM, file system, network, and server performance utilizing Dtrace/truss/strace and other tools to troubleshoot and understand system performance.
  • Knowledge of kick start/jump start/comvault/netbackup and other backup technologies

Preferred AIX Experience:
  • NIM installs and upgrades
  • Power HACMP system upgrades
  • Power 7 experience; prefer experience decommissioning Power 5/6
  • Z series experience preferred
  • Oracle or DB2 database systems preferred


John Hamilton
Manager of Recruiting

Interested in joining our Recruiting Team? At Resolution Technologies, we work to provide unrivaled quality and service to our clients and consultants. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about this position.

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