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Database/Unix/Linux System Administrator
Ref No.: 18-05612
Location: Irving, Texas
Job Title: Database/Unix/Linux System Administrator
Duration: 18+ months
Location: Irving, TX
Onsite: Yes
Remote: No
Corp to Corp Available: No
  • Perform analytical, investigative and operational functions on client systems for the Unix / Linux platform;
  • Serve as a technical expert on executive-level project teams, providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives;
  • Address Problem Management and stability issues within environments
  • Provide expert support, analysis and research into exceptionally complex UNIX problems;
  • Assist with analysis, evaluation and preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts;
  • Review, suggest improvements to and approve/disapprove technical work, to guide others
  • Ability to remain calm and objective in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong self-management and be ready to use own initiative
  • Strong team-player and collaborator
  • Strong customer and colleague communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • In depth IBM DB2 knowledge
  • Operate and maintain Unix operating systems, clustering, storage and backup solutions
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Unix System Administration
  • OS types involved (RedHat Linux) to a certifiable level
  • Deep understanding of RedHat Linux operating systems and associated tools
  • In depth knowledge of Veritas Clusters
  • Good in scripting knowledge
Contractor Benefits*
*benefits are available only to W2 Contractors
Who is NTT Data?
NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

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