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Sr. Unix Systems Administrator to support and maintain operations of Unix/AIX on IBM Power servers

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 01, 2022
Job End Date: May 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125324
Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
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Our valued client is seeking a Sr. Unix Systems Administrator to support and maintain operations of Unix/AIX on IBM Power servers.

Initial 6-month contract (with possibility of extension) in Ottawa (100% remote).

Responsibilities:
  • Build, configure, and administer all aspect of AIX and PowerVM environment as well as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6/7/8
  • Write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of AIX and Linux Infrastructure
  • Manage enterprise AIX systems, Linux, storage area networks SAN and NAS and Enterprise Backup Systems.
  • Monitor system errors, exceptions, performance, and general systems maintenance.
  • Initiate communication with customers and vendors to ensure operating system levels and system level patches or upgrades are applied to minimize performance and availability issues.
  • Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours.
 
Must-Have Skills
  • 7+ years’ experience as a Systems Administrator
  • Experience with Unix/IBM AIX Administration
  • Experience with scripting languages (Shell, Python, Perl & Power CLI)
  • Experience with PowerVM, VMware, NetBackup, and RHEL/Linux

Nice-to-Have Skills
  • Completion of a Certified UNIX Administration course / program / certification