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System Administrator UNIX

Spectrum Maryland Heights Full-Time
$114,653.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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JOB SUMMARY
Daily operations include, but not limited to, the installation, configuration, and support for Solaris and RedHat operating systems. Provide support and leadership for new project initiatives and support existing environments through IT requests, troubleshooting incidents, and maintenance tickets. Also after hours support as part of an on-call pager rotation.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Maintains and administers computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations
  • Recommends changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determines hardware or software requirements related to such changes
  • Responsible for troubleshooting server problems as reported by users
  • Uses established change management processes, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends software and hardware products
  • Provides new hardware specifications to users based on application and business needs and anticipated growth; installs new servers and maintains the server infrastructure
  • Defines procedures for monitoring and evaluates, diagnoses and establishes work plan to resolve system issues
  • Performs troubleshooting for complex hardware, software and network problems
  • Works on multiple projects as a project team member, occasionally as a project leader
  • Deploys hardware and software for project and operational support
  • Participates in on-call rotation

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with all levels of business users in a professional manner
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform after-hours tasks
  • Increased knowledge and ability to make decisions around service ticket requests utilizing software such as Remedy
  • Intermediate level knowledge of system administration tasks and ability to perform more advanced research and recommend approaches for resolution

Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience
RedHat or Solaris specific training courses

Related Work Experience
  • 5 to 8 years of related IT work experience
  • Extensive experience with Solaris 10 and RedHat 5.x and 6.x is mandatory
  • Experience with LVM, Volume Manger/VCS, Solaris Volume Manager, ZFS, Solaris Zones, OpenLdap, RHN Satellite, and MPXIO/MPIO multipathing technologies

WORKING CONDITIONS

Office environment
 

Recommended skills

Zfs File System
Logical Volume Manager
Solaris Containers
Solaris Multiplexed I/O
Multipath I/O
Open Ldap

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