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