12 days old

Unix (AIX & RHEL) Admin

Irving, TX 75039
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    $40 To $50

Randstad Technologies has an immediate need with our long-standing end customer, a leading retail company with offices in Irving TX.

6+ month contract to work onsite in Irving.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years Unix/Linux system administration of complex compute and network systems and/or support of highly distributed and available applications
  • Expert level, hands-on troubleshooting of virtual platform related issues
  • Ability to author scripts in Unix shell scripting
  • Expert knowledge of server based computing, virtual environments, and cloud-based infrastructure, and serve as subject matter expert to peers on those topics

Soft Skills:

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem determination/resolution skills
  • The ability to communicate complicated technical issues and the risks they pose to project management and executive management
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Strong understanding of security best practices and standards
  • Solid understanding of secure network and system design

Preferred Skills:

  • Applicable training and/or certification
  • Retail industry experience
  • eCommerce experience
  • 4 year degree
  • Local to DFW


Work with project teams and developers to ensure those teams understand compatibility with virtual platforms and Virtual Workspace architecture and requirements


- AIX Version 7.x Administation

- AIX 6.1& 7.1 Environment build and management on POWER7 and Power 8

- AIX Power VC

- LPAR, VIO, configuration and performance management

- Hardware administration and deployment of P770s, P8s

- Familiarity with IBM Storage products V7000, configuration and administration

- AIX Engineering best practices in large scale environment

- NIM, software deployment, Smitty FastPaths

- Configuring HBAs for server storage provisioning using SAN Fabric

- User and group administration including ACLs, sudoers

- Ability to identify and interpret important logs with alog, errpt

- Deep understanding of NFS, and other RPCs, file sharing, exporting,

- Strong Shell Scripting expertise

- Experience with installation and upgrade of fixes/patches/APARs

- Network design for Servers in a multi-tiered environment for load balancing and HA

- Understanding and ability to debug boot cycle, run levels, truss

- Server and storage performance monitoring, diagnosis and OS hardening

- Understanding "on demand " services, inetd, LVM, SAN boot

- Interact with IT staff and vendors regarding testing or troubleshooting issues.

- Install/configure/performance tune/support AIX on Power platforms, Virtual IO Servers(Dual VIOs), HMC (Hardware Maintenance Console) using NPIV

- Configure LPARs, Micropartioining

- Produce and review topas and nmon reports for performance remediation

Redhat Linux

- RHEL 6 & & Administration

- Experience with administering Linux LVM

- Experience with yum, rpm, security hardening

- Vmware Vcenter & Vsphere Experience

- Active Directory Experience

- HP DL380 Experience

- Cisco UCS Experience

- Del VRTX Experience

- Solid understanding of networking protocols and design

- Strong experience scripting in shell, Perl (PowerShell and VBScript a plus)

- Experience with common networks services, such as ntp, dns, and syslog


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