Unix System Administrator
Canopyone - Mclean, SK

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Title: Unix System Administrator
Duration Long term
Location Herndon VA , Mclean VA

HighRiskBG: Yes
statement: Provide Unix System Administration functions for the FAS 140 project, which includes:
Incident Management
Restore normal service for OS infrastructure issues as quickly as possible and minimize the adverse impact on testing schedules.
Problem Management
Diagnoses the underlying cause of the OS infrastructure incidents, correcting errors in the IT infrastructure and performing proactive problem prevention.
Change Management
Ensures that standardized methods and procedures are used for efficient and prompt handling of all changes to minimize the impact of change related incidents on service quality.
Configuration Management
ldentifying, controlling, maintaining and verifying the OS baseline configurations
Capacity Management
Manage server resources and predict the need for additional capacity in advance.
Service Level Management
Meet or exceed SLAs.

Responsible for Unix Systems administration, configuration, troubleshooting, upgrades and support in heterogeneous server environments running under various Operating Systems including Red Hat Linux, Oracle (Sun) Solaris.
Well seasoned in VMware vSphere.

Possesses experience in installation, configuration and operation of company-wide services such as TCP/IP, Apache/SSL, DHCP, DNS, NFS, Sendmail, SSH etc. Perform regular day-to-day Systems Administration activities such as User Administrations, Disk Management, Package Install, Patch Management, Storage Management, NFS Administration and disaster recovery/fail-over exercises. Strong knowledge with software and hardware RAID, Logical Volume Manager, Solaris Volume Manager, Solaris Zones, ZFS, Red hat Cluster Suite. Responsible for MPIO/DMP configuration for SAN disks using native OS or third party EMC Power path, Veritas MPIO drivers on Linux and Solaris Servers.

Perform Red Hat Linux Kick start as part of Linux Servers Installation on x86 bit platforms and use Solaris Custom Jumpstart, Live Upgrade for Solaris Server Installation and Configuration on SPARC platforms. Create Logical Volume Manager, disk groups and assign volumes for the application on Solaris & Linux Servers as per the project requirements. Perform Incident & Problem resolution.

Identify, analyze, fix, and determine root cause, follow-up and coordinate changes to resolve complex problems involving hardware, software, networking and applications. Monitor and ensure adequate security for hosts and tightened file system access control. Responsible for regular backup and restore operations for Linux and Solaris Systems using Tivoli Storage Manager. Identify, control, maintain and verify OS baseline configurations and manage server resources and predict the need for additional capacity in advance.

Install and configure various enterprise wide infrastructure tools including automation tool, job scheduler, authentication and authorization software, backup tools on Linux and Solaris Servers. Quickly restore service during system outages, provide troubleshooting support to team members, perform proactive problem prevention, and escalate technical details to technical lead and/or to vendor support. Write technical documentation, operational procedures, systems documentation and Incident and problem communications and reporting.

Assist with the monitoring performance analysis of existing applications and ensuring that the system is consistent with ongoing need.

Take part in after-hours on-call rotation schedule and weekend activities as required.


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