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Unix Systems Administrator

  • Salary: €40,000 - €45,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 03/01/2019
  • Job reference: BBBH15248

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Position: Unix Systems Administrator
Location: Dublin North
Salary: €40,000 - €45,000 per year
Contract Type: Perm


Our client a leading information technology solutions organisation is looking for a Unix Systems Administrator with proven experience in Solaris in a production operational environment to join their team based in Dublin North

The Unix Systems Administrator will be responsible for providing remote managed services to our clients end clients. They will be expected to respond to incidents notified by automated monitoring or assigned to them by our clients Service Desk.

Unix Systems Administrator KEY Responsibilities:

  • Proactive monitoring of managed service components
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Maintenance and administration of the Solaris and Linux environments
  • Maintenance and administration of NetBackup environment
  • SAN Storage management and allocation
  • Resolving issues with vendors including Oracle, EMC and Symantec
  • 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

Unix Systems Administrator KEY Experience/Skills:

  • 3+ years proven experience actively working with Solaris 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 our clients disk storage solutions.
  • A self starter and should be able to operate in customer facing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Well developed excellent communication skills both written and verbal, proven experience of 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 a wide range of technology areas.
  • Experienced in most areas of the solution lifecycle.
  • Candidates should hold a relevant third level qualification
  • IT Certifications, good technical training background

For more information or to apply to the role contact Emmet on 01 6455250 or email to emmet.mceneaney AT