Sr. Unix Systems Administrator

Company Name:
Global Blue DVBE
Seeking for a potential candidate who can play the role of a Sr. Unix Systems Admin
position
in
washington
area. For interested candidates or applicants, please call: 916 - 403 - 3880 or email to:

Position: Sr. Unix Systems Administrator
Location: Bothell, WA 98011
Duration: 9 Months (with a possibility of 3 - 5 years' contract extension)
job
Responsibilities:
Responsible for server builds, OS installation, and patch management. Install and maintain software products as needed.
Troubleshoot issues related to hardware, OS, system software, network, SAN, NAS, etc.
Automate repetitive tasks through shell or Perl scripting
Documents and notifies Developers and Business Analysts of software and hardware upgrades.
Tunes system software for peak performance and availability.
Assists Developers with high level problem program debugging and correction.
Provide 24 x 7 on-call application support on the UNIX systems in rotation with other team members.
Makes system hardware and software recommendations as required. Work with Vendors to procure and install/upgrade hardware.
System Architecture: Application architectures, Interrelationships between applications, Significant data flows, scalability
Configure and document backup and restore procedures.
Maintains UNIX Disaster Recovery Plan and actively participate in Technology and Business Recovery activities.
Stays abreast with technical and operational tools and knowledge required to perform assigned duties. Coordinate Vendors to provide hardware support.
Technical Experience:
UNIX SA experience on Sun Solaris
Linux experience preferred
Experience with Hitachi Storage Arrays (AMS2300, HUS-VM) preferred
Experience with VMWare preferred
2+ years of Performance analysis and tuning
Knowledge of clustering tools such as Veritas Cluster server
Experience in Perl and/or Unix shell scripting/programming skills
Experience working in a SAN environment (EMC Symmetrix)
Experience working with Veritas Volume
manager
or equivalent.
Experience working in different/diverse environments including OLTP and data warehouse
Communication and general skills:
Self-motivated; ability to work in a team as well as take individual responsibility
Flexible, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a geographically dispersed team.
Must communicate and document all production changes
Keep up-to-date on technology trends, developments & best practices
UNIX SA experience on Sun Solaris
Performance analysis and tuning working in a SAN environment (EMC Symmetrix)
Perl and/or Unix shell scripting/programming skills
clustering tools such as Veritas Cluster server
Experience working with Veritas Volume Manager or equivalent.
Experience working in OLTP and data warehouse environments
Linux experience
Experience with Hitachi Storage Arrays (AMS2300, HUS-VM)
Experience with VMWare

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