Unix Systems Administration
The Unix Systems Administrator will use their knowledge of system architecture and administration to provide operational support for business critical systems. Based upon strategic direction and initiatives the candidate must be able to deliver successful results for agreed upon objectives.
A thorough knowledge of IT concepts, strategies and methodologies is essential.
This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong customer service focus, and ability to work in a team as well as independently, ability to learn on the fly, ability to follow procedures, and ability to suggest improvements to existing procedures as appropriate.
Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
Three or more years experience providing operations support for enterprise environments.
ITIL Foundation Certification preferred.
Solaris Operating System
Hardware & Software Virtualization (Solaris Zones, Logical Domains)
Linux Operating System (Oracle Linux, RedHat Linux)
Jumpstart / Kickstart
Oracle SPARC & x86 Servers
SAN attached storage
Volume management (VxVM, LVM, ZFS, SVM)
Clustering (VCS, Solaris Cluster)
General understanding of networking and network principals
Optional but desirable skills
Oracle Database administration
Application Middleware administration
Storage array administration
Backup / Restore administration
Exadata / Exalogic / Sparc SuperCluster administraiton
Oracle Enterprise Manager
All certification a plus
Candidate will be responsible for delivering Unix system administration and engineering services to customers within the Oracle Operations Management Portal. The candidate will also be responsible for interacting with customer counterparts on a regular basis and serving as the technology expert on the customer’s behalf. This service is delivered via remote support and the candidate should be able to work in an independent environment while interacting with other team members remotely.
This position requires regular participation in a weekend on call rotation.
There is no formal dress code for this position, however the candidate will be required to follow customer dress codes in the event that they will be asked to travel to the customer site.
Travel may be required for training or as needed at the customer’s request. The candidate should have a valid driver’s license and a passport for the ability to travel upon request.