Senior Unix/Linux Administrator Posted Aug 12
Request Technology - Stephanie Baker , Reston, VA
Seeking an Unix/Linux Systems Engineer for a leading Financial Services Organization in Northern Virginia. This role will primarily provide 24x7 administering, configuring, troubleshooting and supporting Unix Servers in production and non-production environments running Unix Operating Systems namely Solaris10,11, AIX 6.x and RedHat Linux 6.x,7. x.

The environment consists of 4000+ Servers, 95% Linux and the rest are Solaris and AIX.


Demonstrated experience in supporting UNIX platform in large enterprise environments

The individual must have strong Scripting skills to automate day to day systems administration, configuration management tasks.

Must have working knowledge of ZFS, Solaris Logical Volume Manager, Linux Logical Volume Manager, Unix security, high Availability, NAS/SAN and VMWARE Cluster concepts.

Strong network knowledge and skilled in network protocols such as TCP/IP and DNS, DHCP. Hands on with Server installs, rack/stack, storage configuration (NAS, SAN).

Must have experience in regular day-to-day Systems Administration activities such as User Administrations, Disk Management, Package Install, Patch Management, Storage Management, NFS Administration and disaster recovery/fail-over exercises.

Experience in providing regular backup and restore operations for AIX, Linux and Solaris Systems using Tivoli Storage Manager.

Preferred Skills

Professional certifications in Operating Systems namely AIX, Solaris and Linux is a plus.

Experience in managing Virtual machines in VMWARE Virtual environment

Managing big data and grid cluster software Horton works, IBM Platform Symphony, LSF

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $110,000 to $125,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual

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