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AIX / Linux Administrator in Matthews, NC at ettain group

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Matthews, NC -
  • ettain group has an immediate contract to hire opening for a AIX Admin / UNIX / Linux Admin with a large retail client in the south Charlotte, NC area. 

Role Description

This role is responsible for the daily administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of AIX and Linux servers within a structured change management system, following all processes and procedures carefully and escalating when necessary. The candidate should be self-motivated and require little managerial direction to accomplish their tasks in a timely manner.  They should possess advanced problem solving skills enabling them to break a problem down quickly to facilitate a quick and thorough resolution while also being able to provide root cause analysis. The applicant will need to be prepared to take a leadership role when needed while retaining the ability to be a team player at all times. This role will participate in an on-call rotation with other team members, typically remaining on-call for a week at a time, 24 hours/day where they will be required to respond within a given SLA. Strongly preferred candidates will show a thirst for knowledge and be able to prove that they are invested in constant improvement of their work and themselves. 

Job Requirements and Qualifications


Four year College degree from an accredited college or technical school (business and computer science degrees preferred); or Five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have:

•         IBM AIX - minimum 7 years

•         IBM PowerVM - minimum 5 years

•         IBM PowerHA - minimum 3 years

•         Linux - minimum 5 years

•         Excellent written and verbal skills

•         bash/korn shell scripting

•         AIX/Linux performance analysis and tuning

•         Disaster Recovery requirements and activities

•         Advanced systems monitoring concepts

•         OS network stack and TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting

•         Logical Volume Manager in AIX/Linux

•         Automation

•         Security configuration and audit in AIX/Linux

•         vSphere VM Guest configure and build

•         Backup and Restore best practices

•         OS and Hardware patching


•         SAN fabric configuration and management

•         Storage Array configuration and management

•         AIX configuration for Oracle Database

•         PXE/bootp boot and build

•         IBM AIX NIM

•         IBM HMC CLI

•         Configuration management tools

•         Version control

•         OS based firewall configuration

Other Information:

  • Prolonged sitting and typing. PC use over 50%.
  • Office environment with standard work schedule of 40 hours. Overtime as required and on-call as scheduled.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.   
  • This position requires 24 x 7 coverage and includes use of on call phone
  • Demonstrate a consistent proactive attitude and sense of urgency toward production activities
  • Comply with corporate office dress code

AIX / Linux Admin Job Location

Matthews, NC 

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