UNIX Engineer
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UNIX Engineer
Ref No.: 16-58549
Location: Boise, Idaho
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 12/05/2016
Company: Artech Information Systems LLC
Title : UNIX Engineer
Location: Boise, ID
Duration: Full Time

Job Description
·         Providing SME advice; providing Technical Architects an operations view, sharing SME knowledge with Technical Project Managers 
·         Working with the Service Architect - identify, assess and plan the level and nature of expertise and resources required to deliver cost effective maintenance and support to infrastructure and application developments, enhancement and changes
·         Providing emergency intervention in ITIL lifecycle processes Incident and Problem management to provide 2nd / 3rd level support in response to Major Incidents. 
·         Managing relationships with key and relevant customers, so as to ensure aligned delivery and support activities, optimising opportunities to derive added value and ensure that costs are appropriately managed
·         Motivating and encouraging teams both onshore and offshore to ensure delivery of the required standards of excellence in service & performance and support the continuing personal & professional development of all team members. 
Desired Skills and Experience
·         In-depth understanding of related technical technologies in Linux/Unix
·         Must be able to support the entire O/S (Linux based)
·         Extensive experience in a command-line RedHat Linux environment
·         Highly skilled in Bash / Shell / Perl scripting in Linux
·         Experience building robust systems and disaster recovery planning
·         General understanding of SAN and NAS is needed
·         UID and GID concepts and management needed, LDAP preferred
·         Packages and patch administration
·         RPM and yum
·         Able to build new servers using Kickstart
·         Linux Cluster administration
·         Demonstrated problem solving abilities and initiatives
·         Experience with backups is good, IBM TSM more applicable.
·         Experience with server virtualization
·         RHCE certification is a plus
·         Extensive hands-on technical skills to cover installation, configuration, administration and advanced troubleshooting
·         Experience of working within a Service environment and technical teams of IT experts
·         Experience of working on ITIL ticketing systems (ClearQuest, Remedy), understand ITIL framework
·         Experience in representation in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings
·         Experience of being able to highlight issues and solutions
·         Experience of managing outsourced or offshore supplier support groups
·         Strong verbal/written communication skills 
 Technical / professional qualifications:
·         Installing, configuring and maintaining Linux Servers - Physical / Virtual
·         Experience with Puppet is a plus
·         Installation and configuration of HA environment using Redhat Linux cluster.  
·         Configuration and administration of LVM 
·         Installing and Maintaining kick-start environment  
·         Patch and Package administration  
·         Writing shell scripts to accomplish day to day system administration task - Automation
·         Configuring and supporting domains  
·         Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue  
·         Administration and configuration of various FS like ext2, ext3, ext4, xfs, BTRFs, OCFS, etc.
·         Understand concepts of mount points, exports, shares, automounter, etc.  - NFS / CIFS
·         Capacity planning and fine tune system for optimal performance  
·         Knowledge on Apache virtual hosting, SSL website configuration is an added advantage.
·         In-depth understanding of SAN and NAS storage - Be able to compare & contrast these two concepts  
·         Configuration and administration of LDAP environment  
·         Configuring Unix Security baseline  
·         Performance Management & fine tuning  
·         Experience in System Fault Tolerance Design, Business continuity and Disaster recovery planning
·         Understand networking concepts -  IP address, netmask, DNS, MAC address
·         Experience with NetApp / EMC storage LUN on Linux/Unix
·         Experience with Hardware like HP (DL, BL), Dell, Sun Systems
24X7 support – On-call support during emergency times / outages onsite

Priyanka Chand
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.967.3356 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: priyanka.chand@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com
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