AIX Systems Administrator (Secret Clearance)

Company: TEKsystems, Inc ( Learn More )

General Information
US-CO-Colorado Springs
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Job Description

TEKsystems is seeking an AIX Systems Administrator with a Secret Clearance in support of the TSA in downtown Colorado Springs.

AIX Systems Administrator General Responsibilities

  • Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices as appropriate
  • Analyze new and existing vendor software; install, maintain, and customize vendor software as required.
  • Consult with end users to identify current operational procedures and clarify user objectives.
  • Monitor system and application performance to detect errors, apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g., diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data.
  • Provide a root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problem
  • Proficiency using personal computer and associated work station/computer-assisted tools, etc.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing customer-focused quality service
  • Mandatory Skills Requirements

  • 5+ years of AIX systems administration (V5.3 and V6.1) experience
  • Experience with Power 7 architectures, Power VM, including LPAR, virtualization technology
  • NIM administration (Install and configure NIM server)
  • Red Hat Linux administration experience
  • IBM/Brocade SAN architecture (DS8000, Brocade DCX, SVC,v7000)
  • Experience working in a small team of technical staff
  • Working directly with the customer, at all levels
  • Experience managing multiple technical projects across the UNIX/AIX environment
  • Ability to track and report progress of multiple projects to upper management daily
  • Experience leading incident management calls, coordinating resources through resolution
  • Working knowledge of system security, system monitoring, disaster recovery planning, implementation, and backup and recovery
  • Ability to review logs, access issues and problems and take appropriate corrective action
  • Ability to assist in maintaining documentation reflecting the current operational environment
  • Experience with enterprise backup/restore architectures and concepts, including, but not limited to Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
  • Experience writing and debugging shell scripts in a standard UNIX shell
  • Experience with AIX performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Other Skills Preferred

  • Experience with NIM and satellite server
  • Experience with AIX/RHEL performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Experience with high availability architectures and concepts (possibly including, but not limited to, HACMP/PowerHA)
  • Experience with enterprise backup/restore architectures and concepts including TSM
  • IBM/Brocade SAN architecture (DS8000, Brocade DCX)
  • Security Clearance Requirement
    Minimum Active DoD Secret

    About TEKsystems:

    Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

    If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.
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