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Unix Administrator
Ref No.: 18-02805
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 90,000.00 - 110,000.00 /Year
UNIX Administrator
In this role you will be expected to drive operational stability, risk management, business as usual support and platform management on behalf of a global team. Within MGL you will be supporting around 2500 UNIX Servers, within a complex technical environment, predominantly Sun Solaris and Red Hat Linux environment,
You will be responsible for:
  • UNIX/Linux System Management
  • Day to day operations
  • Resolution and management of escalated issues
  • Pre-emptive maintenance work
  • UNIX to Application Support Liaison
  • Problem management
  • Change management and overview (ITIL)
  • Mentoring and developing the level 1 and level 2 team
  • Writing and reviewing detailed technical documentation
  • DR Planning and Testing
  • Risk management and mitigation
  • Process Improvement
We're looking for UNIX Systems Administrator; you'll harness your subject matter expertise to deliver outstanding service within a demanding 24 x 7 global organization. This role is ideal for self-starters who thrive off autonomy and are adept at seizing opportunities and driving those through to delivery. Applicants must be customer-focused and have excellent communication skills. You will have worked with remote teams and have experience communicating, mentoring and developing staff from other countries. You will be required to provide the highest level of technical support to analyze, diagnose and resolve escalated problems.

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Strong Solaris UNIX skills
  • Strong Red Hat Linux skills
  • O/S upgrades, with knowledge of YUM, live upgrade, Jumpstart and Kickstart
  • Configuration Management (puppet)
  • Capacity Planning and Performance Analysis abilities
  • Scripting in Perl and Shell
  • Disaster Recovery
  • SAN and Storage management, preferably with EMC/Netapp and Veritas experience
  • Back ups, with knowledge of Legato Networker, Commvault & Enterprise Tape Systems
  • Directory services - DNS, LDAP directory.etc
  • UNIX mail systems
  • Veritas products - Volume Manager and Cluster