Solaris System Administrator
Toronto, ON, Canada
3d ago

Overview :

We are growing and looking for AIX Administrators! Here is a basic overview of the role and responsibilities that we are seeking in the idea candidate.

Come work with us and be apart of a leading organization with benefits starting Day 1 of employment!

Shift will be 2 nd or 3 rd

The role also requires the ability to obtain appropriate government level security clearance and / or verification of valid and appropriate security clearance.


Support : Provides ongoing administration and support of a large UNIX (AIX / Solaris and Red Hat Linux ) systems. Works with remote support team, vendors, end users, Customer Service Representatives and other technical staff to resolve Unix / Linux / Storage hardware / software issues.

Able to support larger Unix environments for 50+ Servers. Must be available on-call and for after-hours maintenance changes from time to time and act as a point of escalation for technical problems encountered at this site.

Responsibilities :

  • Unix ( Aix and Red Hat) Support
  • Conduct activities in such areas as server builds, operating system upgrades, capacity planning, performance tuning, resource optimization, and monitoring
  • Perform administrative tasks related to Unix server installations and decommissioning
  • Manage high availability clustering environment
  • Performance monitoring (OS, CPU, Memory, Network and Disk)
  • Detect, diagnose, report, and resolve Unix / Linux Server related hardware and OS problems.
  • Ensure all Unix / Linux operating systems are patched to the latest appropriate releases.
  • Ensure backups and data restore tasks are being completed.
  • Disk management and configuration using OS specific Logical Volume Management tools
  • Ensure server security compliance conforming to customer security requirements.
  • Coordinate and / or perform tasks in change management windows
  • Attend weekly meetings as required
  • Respond to incident tickets towards maintaining service levels as per the established Service Level Agreements.
  • Work closely with various support groups including Database, Backup, Storage, Application, and Security in order to provide fast problem resolution and to improve client experience.
  • Very good knowledge of UNIX file-systems, Veritas Volume management, patch management, trouble-shooting, storage management, performance management.
  • Very good knowledge of system tools such as Veritas Volume Manager, Tivoli Storage management, ESM etc.
  • Participate in the Customer Out-of-hours (OOH) support process to deal with Customer defined high priority incidents occurring outside of normal business hours.
  • Update and maintain the allocated Incident / Problem / Change control tickets in line with the Customer processes and procedures.
  • Maintain an awareness of dependencies off all infrastructure.
  • Create, maintain, and update infrastructure documentation.
  • Ensure all Work Carried out is in accordance with the Customer and SUPPLIER H&S, Security, Privacy, and code of conduct regulations (in the case of Customer regulations, provided in writing to Supplier and as amended from time to time)
  • Qualifications

    Demonstrating an understanding with respect to :

  • AIX, Power 7 ( HMC and VIOS systems ) and or Redhat Linux ver 6,7
  • Solaris 10 and 11 Global Zones and Containers
  • Samba
  • Oracle databases exposure
  • High Availability and Clustering Experience
  • Server Virtualization
  • Veritas Volume Manager
  • Scripting with Shell or PERL.
  • Nice to have the knowledge of

  • Enterprise Storage Systems
  • Symantec NetBackup, TSM, Legato
  • Experience with Redhat, Linux
  • Middleware technologies (HIS / Apache / WebSphere / MQ)
  • Able to :

  • Must have an technical knowledge of heterogeneous computing environments
  • Must have a solid understanding of mission critical applications and be able to assess the risk and impact associated with change
  • Demonstrate thorough planning and execution in all areas of responsibility
  • Work with vendors or suppliers to resolve issues
  • Utilize analytical tools to pro-actively identify / resolve problems
  • Monitor systems and components for adherence with company standards
  • Design and documentation skills related to a UNIX environment
  • Write technical documents
  • Communications :

  • Able to effectively communicate orally and in writing technical information to technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in the organization
  • Able to develop procedures documentation
  • Able to conduct effective training sessions for the purpose of skills transfer to peers
  • Ability to apply knowledge in complex, difficult or stressful situations. Strong operational knowledge and ability to use it to solve difficult problems.
  • Team :

  • Able to operate effectively in a team environment, coordinate efforts with other team members
  • Willing to share work load in a supportive manner
  • Problem Solving :

  • Able to anticipate, identify and resolve problems
  • Able to understand client's business requirements, generate solutions and present recommendations
  • Self-Management :

  • Able to operate independently
  • Able to operate under tight deadlines
  • Able to maintain professional demeanor under stress
  • Business Knowledge :

  • Able to operate within customer standard operating procedures
  • Able to use broad cross-functional knowledge of client / server systems, facility management, telecommunications, systems software and computer operations to identify effective solutions to client business problems
  • Customer Service :

  • Able to act as a customer's employee and at the same time represent CompuCom Systems Inc. and its interests
  • Quality :

  • Able to develop and apply quality control tools / processes
  • Education / Certifications / Experience

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

    High integrity

    Open for all shifts (1st 2nd, or 3rd)

    Able to work "on-call" and perform occasional after hours changes during maintenance windows

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