Senior UNIX System Administrator

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    Dublin North, Dublin

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    Joanna Kelehan

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 year

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Required Experience:

* 5+ years proven experience actively working with Solaris and/or Linux in a production operational environment
* Fully familiar with standard operational activity including, scheduling, batch run, backup and recovery, Unix Scripting, User Management and Monitoring.
* Knowledge of the Veritas tool set including Foundation Suite, Clustering and NetBackup.
* Familiarity with the concepts of Unix storage and ideally have worked with SUN/Oracle, EMC or Fujitsu disk storage solutions.
* technical documentation production, can demonstrate technical leadership
* Flexibility on travel within Ireland for short term assignment
* Experience providing consultancy to customers, recommendations and operational improvements etc.
* Experienced in most areas of the solution lifecycle.
* IT Certifications, good technical training background

Optional Skills in:

* Clouts technologies including AWS and Azure
* Audit background including SOX
* ISSP or other security equivalent qualification
* Exposure to an Corporate Anti-Virus Solutions
* Smart Cards / Tokens
* Understands Social Hacking Techniques
* Penetration Testing
* Exposure to Intrusion detection software and Appliances.
* Knowledge of Cisco / Juniper / or other networks vendors
* Securing Wireless LAN's and Access points
* RSA (Radius / Tokens) or similar product
* Tripwire or Real Secure

Role Responsibilities include:
* Proactive monitoring of managed service components
* Preventative maintenance
* Maintenance and administration of the Solaris and Linux environments
* Maintenance and administration of NetBackup and Commvault environments
* SAN Storage management and allocation
* Resolving issues with vendors including Oracle, EMC and Veritas
* Day to day administration of the Solaris and Linux environments.
* Manage faults reactively, diagnosing and resolving faults when they arise
* Manage fault calls assigned to the role
* Draft and implement agreed Change Requests
* Maintain software and hardware to supported levels, patching/upgrading as required.
* Installation, integration and maintenance and administration of central services.
* Handling complex escalated technical customer or partner issues.
* On site debugging of complex hardware and/or software issues
* Support, analysis and proactive monitoring of Network and servers with appropriate software tools and method.
* Update and upgrade complex IT products and systems
* Handling and resolving routine tasks and problems
* Makes knowledge available to partners and colleagues.
* Ownership of assigned tasks and resolution of customer problems within SLA

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