AIX Systems Admin

With Amdocs in Dallas TX US

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Posted on January 10, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


perl, networking

Job description

In one sentence

Support multiple customers during project lifecycle by ongoing matrix and complex team/task management

What will your job look like?

  • Receives general instructions for new responsibilities from supervisor
  • Administers a complex site alone or assists in the administration of a larger site
  • Initiates some new responsibilities and helps to plan for the future of the site/network
  • Trains novice system administrators or operators
  • Evaluates and/or recommends product usage; has an influence on purchasing process
  • Automated repetitive task utilizing appropriate tools

All you need is...

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to write purchase justifications, train users in complex topics, make presentations to an internal audience and interact positively with upper management
  • Independent problem-solving, self-direction
  • Comfort with most aspects of operating system administration; for example, managing processes and services, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, and fundamentals of security
  • Familiarity with the principles and practice of system configuration management using modern declarative tools; ability to model and reduce complex system requirements as configuration declarations
  • A solid understanding of the operating systems; understanding of paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, and filesystem concepts
  • Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; ability to configure file sharing (NFS/SAMBA); ability to query DNS records; understanding of basic routing concepts
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (e.g., Perl, Python, Bourne Shell)
  • Works well alone or on a team
  • Experience with network storage solutions (SAN, NAS)

Platform Specific Required Skills

  • Experience configuring PowerVM LPARs
  • Experience managing Power systems utilizing HMCs
  • Experience installing OS and firmware updates
  • Experience managing a NIM environment
  • Working knowledge of redundant VIOS setups
  • Working knowledge of Fiber Channel storage networking utilizing NPIV
  • Working knowledge of the setup and administration of: Active Memory Expansion, Active Memory Sharing, Active Memory Deduplication
  • Experience supporting Power 7/Power 8
  • Experience supporting AIX 5/6/7 and WPars

Desirable Background and Skills

  • Experience setting up and administering WPARs
  • Experience managing AIX systems running Oracle Databases
  • A degree in computer science or a related field
  • Significant programming background in any applicable language
  • Ability to do minimal debugging and modification of C, Perl, or Java programs
  • Experience configuring network file systems (e.g., NFS, RFS, AFS, CIFS, SAMBA)
  • Experience configuring automounters
  • Experience configuring LDAP
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking protocols; ability to debug (tcpdump, etherpeek, netstat, lsof)
  • Experience installing/configuring a Web server
  • Experience maintaining compliance with applicable laws or regulations (SOX, HIPAA, PCA, FISMA)

Why you will love this job:

  • You will have a wide scope of activities
  • You will have excellent products and solutions
  • You will have scope for professional development

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