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System Admin-II

Location:   DFW, TX

Posted On:  45days ago

Job Description

A two year associate degree is required (bachelor degree in computer science or related major is preffered).

Key Responsibilities:

  The position will involve:
  • 7+ years’ solid experience in UNIX operating systems administration, with last 5 years’ experience on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Intel x86-64, RHCSA for version 5 or above.
  • 5+ years large production environment experience working with enterprise class server hardware platforms; preferably HP Proliant, IBM xSeries, CISCO UCS, and Sun Microsystems.
  • 5+ years’ workflow and system administration task automation experience using scripting language such as UNIX shells and/or PERL.
  • 5+ years hands on experience in supporting storage/Storage Area Network products such as EMC or NetApp.
  • 5+ years virtualization experience using VMWare vSphere/ESXi V5.x and above
  • Hands on experience with system management tools such as HP OpenView, HP Server Automation, HP Network Automation, HP Operations Orchestration and Remedy
  • Strong working knowledge of Internet networking technologies and principals including TCP/IP and DNS/BIND.
  • Handles day-to-day escalations on CPNI and SAC matters and quickly addresses them working with IT and other impacted teams.
  • Understanding of overall business functions and the impact of technical decisions on business results.
  • Ability to work in a team environment that requires a great deal of independent thinking and work execution.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing customer-focused quality service.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Exceptional documentation skills are required.
  • Exceptional planning skills and ability to work within change control parameters.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures that dictate minimum standards for ticket handling, such as customer communication status updates, timelines for escalation, management communication status updates, etc.

Preferred Skills:

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification preferred
  • Certified as RHCE for version 5 or above.
  • Oracle DB experience as it relates to troubleshooting and support.
  • Technical Lead experience or senior level escalations experience.
  • Intel, AMD based blade server experience, using any UNIX or LINUX version.
  • Experienced and well versed with all phases of the software development life cycle
  • System management tools - HP Openview, HP Server Automation, HP Operations Orchestration and Remedy.
  • Practical or educational background in development principles.
  • Any developer experience using PHP, Ruby, Python