Unix - Consultant

Unix - Consultant

Black Pearl
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description



One of our clients, a global IT consulting firm is looking for aUnix - Consultant to be based in Abu Dhabi.UAE experienced candidates are preferred.

Responsibilities
  • Administer, maintain, and support Linux (RHEL) operating systems and exposure to any 2 of the UNIX flavors (Solaris & AIX).
  • Resolve major incidents and technical escalations within agreed SLAs and quality.
  • Problem Management: Perform root cause analysis for problems and major incidents, provide workarounds to ensure business continuity and prepare RCA reports.
  • Change Management: Prepare Implementation plan, rollback plan and test plan, risk and impact analysis for critical or complex changes. Review the change plan and documentation prepared by level 2 engineers or peers.
  • Participate in CAB meetings as needed and assist change manager in techno-operations decision process
  • Install hardware and software, maintain appropriate service levels, performance tuning and firmware upgrades across multiple hardware platforms.
  • Perform advance tasks such as, capacity planning, performance monitoring, provide recommendations for improvement and implement or oversee implementation of the recommendations.
  • Perform system software upgrades including planning / scheduling, testing, coordination, and maintaining integrity of operating system environment.
  • Harden operating system parameters in line with client / CIS Standard security policy, or best practices.
  • Respond to outages both during normal business hours and after-hours on a need basis (on-call support).
  • Documentation, knowledge sharing and training of junior members.
  • Coordinating and interfacing with outside vendors, end users, other department team members, and service providers to resolve issues.
  • Analyze data, oversee, and contribute to service improvements.
  • Oversee tasks executed by junior members and stand in for them if needed.
  • Patch Management of Systems with Automated way -preferably Ansible.



Requirements

Technical
  • 10+ years work experience relevant to Unix stream
  • At least 8 years experience in Unix Administration
  • At least 6 years on Linux as a senior administrator
  • At least 4 years on any two Unix flavors
  • Should be a subject matter expert in:
  • Mandatorily Linux
  • Additionally, at least in two of:
  • Solaris
  • HP-UX
  • AIX
  • Strong knowledge on any of the public cloud and 2 years experience is a must.
  • Exposure to any two hardware platforms:
  • HP Blade Servers / Itanium
  • Dell Servers
  • Cisco UCS
  • Oracle / Sun Sparc
  • IBM Power Systems
  • Experience in cluster (RHELCluster / VCS /HA/ Sun Cluster)
  • VMware understanding and exposure,
  • Scripting experience (Shell, Perl, etc.)
  • Highly preferred: knowledge of Virtualization technologies Solaris containers, VMware, PowerVM, HP Virtual Engine and KVM etc.
  • Load balancer and firewall concepts, security aspects, and virtual IP, DNS, DHCP concepts
  • Understanding of Monitoring tools like-Splunk, Zabbix, Nagios, Pingdom etc.
  • Basic understanding of Windows environment
  • Understanding of Database concepts is a plus
  • Good understanding of operational framework like ITIL/ITSM, operations process
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Willingness to work in shifts and provide on call support in a 24x7 environment
  • Ability to priorities tasks and work under pressure
  • International Client experience is required
  • Relevant certifications a must (such as RHCE/Oracle/IBM/ Azure or AWS)
  • Understanding of Ansible Automation.
  • Team player and basic leadership skills
  • Ethical and hard working


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