Experis is partnered with a large healthcare provider in need of a Senior AIX Systems Administrator to perform the day to day management and administration the IBM AIX systems running on IBM Power servers within the environment.
The work involves hands on technical support and systems engineering activities, testing and validating systems and working closely with the Project Management Office and Enterprise IT (EIT) Service Delivery Teams.
The span of responsibility covers large, highly complex systems and projects. This role acts in the capacity of a Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) on small- to medium-size technology delivery programs, and helps to ensure that recovery time objectives (RTO) are delivered on time, on budget and with quality.
8+ years of IT experience working to support and enhance infrastructure and disaster recovery capabilities within an organization.
Systems engineering and technical expertise in the planning, design, and implementation of high availability IBM mainframes & AIX open systems.
Responsible for the installation and maintenance of the operating system and application server configurations on the UNIX servers in the environments, including management of virtualization in the environment.
Assists Database Administrators with operating system configurations related to database subsystems.
Utilizes strong troubleshooting capabilities to diagnose and resolve problems, or escalate to next level support as necessary.
Monitors and manages storage, network, and security in the assigned environment in conjunction with vendor recommendations.
Ensures proper procedures are followed to introduce changes and fixes into the operating environment in order to ensure the lowest possible error rate.
Proactively monitors software maintenance levels compared to the vendor published software stack to ensure optimization and corrective fixes are applied.
Operational support in the planning, design, replication, and synchronization of secure, high-availability systems and applications.
Develops, updates, and maintains operations manuals, inventories, and written procedures relative to installing, maintaining, and using Operating Systems and subsystems software.
Demonstrated ability to manage infrastructure-related projects including installation of hardware and software solutions (for mainframe, distributed servers, storage, middleware, and networking).
Knowledge of and experience in managing DR environment/configuration projects and/or other data center operations projects.
Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and to apply it to business needs.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
Knowledge of technology product offerings and experience with hardware, software and software development methodologies to understand the impact of a new project.
Work cooperatively on an integrated team of FEPOC/BCBSA staff to successfully address any associated risks and issues.
UNIX Shell Scripts.
Ability to Conduct Technology and Capacity assessments.
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)