23 days old

Senior Systems Administrator

Durham, NC 27707
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We have a 6 month renewable position for a Senior Systems Administrator with a client of ours in Durham, NC.

Our Enterprise Infrastructure Distributed Hosting is adding a Senior Systems Administrator to the Enterprise Server team. We are a dynamic group of professionals looking to leverage emerging data center based technologies to rapidly improve the ability of Fidelity's application teams. We strive to be fastest to deliver and easiest to consume technology services.

As a Senior Systems Administrator supporting the Enterprise Infrastructure server environment, you will be joining the Unix Technical Services (UTS) team and will engage in multiple Unix and Linux operating system administration tasks, including conducting complex operational support and problem resolution. You will support UTS in handling incident and requests and will collaborate and work extensively with technology partners across the Fidelity enterprise.

The Expertise we're looking for

  • Knowledge on Linux, AIX, Solaris
  • Experience with HP, Dell, IBM, and Sun Hardware
  • Disk storage management
  • Veritas Volume Manager, Volume Replicator, Cluster Server
  • Virtualization experience (Vmware)
  • Oncall coverage experience
  • Troubleshooting skills on OS and Hardware
  • Shell Scripting, Python

The Value you deliver

A Senior Systems Administrator will be responsible for performing the following:

  • Participate in complex and creative cross-functional assignments and multiple phases of a project
  • Adhere to departmental technical policies and procedures
  • Work independently on complex technology projects
  • Manages complex system administration activities for multiple operating systems platforms
  • Liaison with vendors to address hardware and software issues
  • Install third party software packages as required
  • Perform analysis of the Unix/Linux computing environment and identify methods to improve efficiency
  • Provide primary support (hardware and software), on a rotational basis, for all enterprise Unix and Linux servers
  • Effectively manage and participate on projects that involve other groups
  • Prepare technical and project proposals for management review and approval
  • Participate on cross-functional crisis resolution teams as required
  • Provide research and analysis to support business unit project initiatives
  • Perform on-call (7 x 24) coverage on a rotational basis with other systems administrators in support of system hardware, software and business applications

The Skills you bring

  • Maintenance & Operational Support

    • Develops necessary project plans and manages process for hardware and software upgrades, including installation and testing.
    • Develops complex scripts
    • Supports most complex servers
    • Coordinates server consolidation initiatives

  • Problem Resolution

    • Consults on most complex design and configuration issues, including topology, operating systems, and integration issues
    • Troubleshoots and resolves most complex, sophisticated hardware and operating system problems
    • Provides 7x24 on-call support
    • Anticipates impact of change, and directs self and others in smoothly shifting gears

  • Project Leadership

    • Has tactical responsibility for completion and implementation of multiple major initiatives
    • Participates in the identification of and planning for future resource needs
    • Acts as a primary liaison for business units to resolve various project/technology issues
    • Provides technology solutions to daily issues and manages relationships to provide ongoing customer service
    • Provides technical evaluation estimates on technology initiatives


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