UNIX Server Administrator

Posted 18 September 2023
Location Tulsa, United States of America
Job type Contract

Job Description

UNIX Server Administrator

Location: Tulsa, OK Area


Information Technology Operations provides technical support and services to the global network.

The Unix Administrator Analyst will provide technical expertise for all aspects of a global Unix environment. The analyst will be a contributing member of the Unix Operations Team and may be responsible for:
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining AIX, Redhat Linux, and Suse Linux operating systems
  • Evaluate existing application and database requirements for projects, design solutions that address business needs, and implements efficient and cost saving Unix solutions
  • Provide key technical data including, but not limited to, capacity planning, implementation, configuration, and usage reporting
  • Monitor log files, performance issues, and the production environment for mission critical systems
  • Participate in After-Hours on call rotation for the global Unix environment
  • Configure both physical and virtual servers to meet project and customer requirements based on internally developed processes using global standards
  • Maintain Patch Compliance procedures leveraging the internal Change Management system
  • Develop and promote standard operating procedures
  • Engaging in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging technologies that relate to the Unix environment
  • Conducting audits of Unix servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • Being available to perform tasks outside normal business hours and on weekends as well as being on call

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Minimum of 5 years of consecutive operating experience with the AIX, Redhat and/or Suse operating systems, including architecture, diagnostics, troubleshooting, and problem solving
  • Working knowledge in AIX on IBM Power Hardware, RedHat and/or SUSE Linux
  • Experience with the AWS and Azure cloud providers.
  • Understand and able to utilize scripting technologies such as Python, Bash/Korn
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with shell scripting
  • Basic knowledge of network theory, design and architecture
  • Basic knowledge of storage technologies, design and architecture

  • Ability to work effectively across time zones and geography
  • Knowledge and experience with storage technologies in IBM, Pure, and/or EMC with features including:
    • SAN
    • FCP
    • NFS
    • SCSI
    • Deduplication
    • Block level replication
  • Ability to apply solutions, technology and products to a project or business opportunity
  • The ability to effectively instruct others on how to complete a task or activity
  • Ability to work effectively and add value in a team environment