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Senior Systems Administrator to support servers running Oracle Solaris and Linux Operating systems for a Major Banking Client - 26039

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 01, 2022
Job End Date: Oct 31, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118967
Location: Toronto
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Senior Systems Administrator to support servers running Oracle Solaris and Linux Operating systems for a Major Banking Client - 26039
Location Address: WFH – Office: Downtown Toronto
Contract Duration: ASAP until 10/31/2022, high chance of extension
Scheduled Hours: Monday-Friday or Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm. Must be willing to work weekends on rotation.

Story Behind the Need:
Business Line: GTS - Infrastructure Operations
Project: As part of a team, you will provide systems level support for over 3,000 mission critical application production and non-production servers. Your responsibilities include technical trouble shooting and providing solutions to complex issues, plus work on capacity planning and providing recommendations. This role will include project work and interacting with multiple team members.

Typical Day in Role:
• As part of a team, providing senior systems support role for providing mission critical application production and non-production servers running Oracle Solaris and Linux operating systems.
• Working on Solaris, Linux operating systems running on Oracle Sparc and x86 HW products, virtual hosts including LDoms, VMware and Cloud.
• Working with Veritas Clustering/Storage Foundation, RedHat clustering, Solaris ZFS (Zettabyte File System) and EMC/Hitachi SAN storage products.
• Responsibilities include technical trouble shooting, providing solutions to complex issues, critical break fix activities.
• 7x24 production support, plus work on capacity planning and providing recommendations, ability to deliver IP360 and CCM security vulnerabilities fixes as per audit requirements.
• This role will include project work not limited to post build activities and data centre migration/consolidation and interacting with multiple teams and project management.

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills:
1) 7+ years of experience working as a Systems Administrator, including installation, configuration & troubleshooting of Solaris (versions 10/11) and Red Hat Linux (versions 6/7) Operating Systems.
2) 7+ of hands-on technical working experience with the configuration, administration, builds and troubleshooting of Veritas/Symantec Storage Foundation (VSF) & Veritas/Symantec Cluster Services.
3) 7+ of hands-on technical working experience with Network Information Service (NIS), Network File System (NFS), Solaris Zones & Solaris Logical Domains (LDoms).
4) Strong familiarity with technical working knowledge of SAN and Virtualization platforms/technologies.
5) Strong scripting capabilities (e.g., shell, perl) to complete day to day UNIX tasks.
6) Experience with Oracle/Sun hardware products and troubleshooting hardware issue such as disk replacement.

Nice to Have Skills:
• Previous experience working in the banking sector.

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

Candidate Review & Selection:
• 1 round video interview – panel (1 hour)