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Unix Administrator

itContracting are seeking applications for an Unix Administrator this is a long term contract position with our client in Tuam, Co Galway.

As a member of the Global IT Infrastructure team, the Unix Administrator will represent his/her department towards the Business Units and project teams and will be a key role in the management, support, maintenance, implementation, administration and lifecycle management of Unix platforms.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Maintain under operational conditions the current Unix platforms and any new HP UX platforms in respect of the support processes
  • Build, deploy and administer the current and any future Unix platforms.
  • Installation and configuration of High Availability environment using Service Guard

Operational support on:

  • Troubleshooting, incidents and problem management
  • Reporting and communication.
  • Assist new implementations of all System Infrastructure components such as:
  • Physical and virtual servers
  • Middleware components (backup, scheduling, monitoring, etc.)
  • Proactive in ensuring stability, response time and operational consistency of the Unix operating systems

Key Requirements (Education and Experience)

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is mandatory
  • Minimum 2-3 years' work experience in a Unix system administrator role
  • Strong communication skills for customers and team members
  • Experience with mission critical systems is highly desired
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a global team

Desirable:

  • Experience with Progress® database administration is beneficial
  • Hands on experience with HP Integrity rx2800 and rx6600 servers

Ref:ITC1841

Description

Updated: Wednesday, 13 September 2017

itContracting are seeking applications for an Unix Administrator this is a long term contract position with our client in Tuam, Co Galway.

As a member of the Global IT Infrastructure team, the Unix Administrator will represent his/her department towards the Business Units and project teams and will be a key role in the management, support, maintenance, implementation, administration and lifecycle management of Unix platforms.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Maintain under operational conditions the current Unix platforms and any new HP UX platforms in respect of the support processes
  • Build, deploy and administer the current and any future Unix platforms.
  • Installation and configuration of High Availability environment using Service Guard

Operational support on:

  • Troubleshooting, incidents and problem management
  • Reporting and communication.
  • Assist new implementations of all System Infrastructure components such as:
  • Physical and virtual servers
  • Middleware components (backup, scheduling, monitoring, etc.)
  • Proactive in ensuring stability, response time and operational consistency of the Unix operating systems

Key Requirements (Education and Experience)

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is mandatory
  • Minimum 2-3 years' work experience in a Unix system administrator role
  • Strong communication skills for customers and team members
  • Experience with mission critical systems is highly desired
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a global team

Desirable:

  • Experience with Progress® database administration is beneficial
  • Hands on experience with HP Integrity rx2800 and rx6600 servers

Ref:ITC1841

Skills

Unix Administrator

Experience

3 years

Education

Professional qualification

Benefits

Negotiable

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