AIX IT Certified Specialist
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AIX IT Certified Specialist
Ref No.: 17-00918
Location: Dalhgren, Virginia
Must be a US Citizen Secret can be considered but prefer Top Secret / SCI or SCI Eligible. Need Day 1.
Information Assurance level 1 certification for administrator IAW DoD 8750.1M. Need Day 1
Need a Security + CE , SSCP or CCNA-S certification as we have determined IAT Lvl II for the work we are doing.​

Position Description
The majority of the computers that the client team is responsible for are IBM Power Servers running AIX and Oracle. The operational system has 4 P7 795 Systems running multiple partitions performing compute and database functions, a mix of mid-size pSeries and Power servers for supporting functions, and approximately 80 end-user pSeries workstations. A team of two client IT Specialists provide System Analyst skills for integration and software technical support for the operational system. Client analysts handle system daily administration tasks, system upgrades, support for customer deliveries of application software, and any technical problems as they occur on a 24x7 basis. The two client analysts are providing services that also covers sustainability services.

High-level tasks include:
Customize and integrate developed applications software into a distributed and highly available network.
Task consists of customization of shell scripts to support system operation and management; integration of operating system specific applications program interfaces into mission applications; and custom configuration of operating systems components to accommodate routine maintenance of redundant systems and special operating requirements identified during the integration process.
Participate in the design and integration planning for new additions and changes.

Additional responsibilities are configuration and administration of Cisco Nexus switch/routers, Cisco SAN fiber channel switches and SVC/SIV/V7000 storage primarily using NPIV. RedHat Linux usages is expanding in this account, some of which is the clients team's responsibility as well. Strong networking capabilities in lieu of direct Cisco experience will be considered. SAN experience in lieu of exact hardware mentioned will be considered

Required Skills
6 or more years of experience on current IBM hardware platforms to include:
1) AIX operating system familiarity and experience with shell scripting
2) Client hardware installation and configuration experience
3) Problem source identification and problem resolution if not hardware

4) Network configuration related background and knowledge
5) Analyze Processing System performance to locate deficiencies in operation and performance of the current system
6) System Test experience

Preferred Skills
5) Analyze operational requirement specifications for impacts to current network performance
6) Develop and provide maintenance procedures for all activities required to sustain the Processing System for which you are responsible
7) Limited familiarity with the C++ programming language
8) Limited Information Assurance Support experience

Certifications-Need to start
A Government recognized Information Assurance certification. Personnel accessing SENSOR information systems must have the proper and current information assurance certifications to perform information assurance functions prescribed the SOW and DoD Directive 8570.01-M. Recognized certifications include but are not limited to A+-CE, Network + CE, SSCP, CCNA, CISSP etc. Certifications can be found at

Provide primary job duties:
Job Duty 1 with % of time – 40% AIX operating System Support / scripting
Job Duty 2 with % of time – 25% Installation and Configuration
Job Duty 3 with % of time – 20% System performance analysis
Job Duty 4 with % of time – 15 % Support testing