Unix Engineer L3 - AIX
HR Genie
Sandton, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

Our Client a leading Tech firm is seeking a Unix Engineer to join their AIX team in Centurion, Gauteng or Cape town offices on a contract basis

Introduction

Our Client Infrastructure and Operations division is looking for a Unix engineer in the AIX team. The focus of this position will be on System Administration, automation, introduction of dev-ops principles and transforming the environment to Infrastructure as code.

Our Clients Infrastructure and Operations is responsible for all Infrastructure and operations of and its operating divisions, spanning multiple data.

Responsibilities

  • Hardware and System Monitor.
  • OS and Hardware performance management.
  • Ensure availability and performance of the IBM infrastructure systems
  • Maintain and service components for AIX servers and storage according to best practices and in a cost-effective manner.
  • Implementation of Infrastructure changes
  • Incident, Problem, Change through the usage of JIRA
  • Patch Management
  • Standby & Daily Health Checks
  • Automation & Config management (Ansible, shell, Rundeck, GIT)
  • Engage with Our clients Infrastructure and Operations as well as business consumers of compute infrastructure to plan changes and maintenance tasks.
  • Capacity planning & workload balancing
  • Comprehension of Benchmark standards. (CIS)
  • Adherence to security processes & Procedures
  • Required Skills

  • Extensive Knowledge of AIX 7.X
  • Linux knowledge will be a benefit
  • Power Virtualization (VIO)
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Networking (TCP / IP)
  • Authentication - PAM / AD Integration
  • Scripting Shell, Pearl & Python
  • Unix Security (Understanding and implementation)
  • Database and Application knowledge will be a benefit
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas of engagement with business
  • Verbal and writing skills, both technical and non-technical.
  • knowledge of many, if not most, aspects of an enterprise technology architecture will be beneficial.
  • Understanding and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Knowledge of Agile and ITIL Principles
  • HMC Installation, Management and support
  • Power hardware support
  • IBM Network installation Manager usage
  • Disaster recovery execution & Understanding
  • Required Experience

  • 5+ Years IT infrastructure and operating system experience
  • 3+ Years Solid AIX experience
  • Virtualisation using, KVM, VMware, PowerVM,
  • Storage management experience
  • 1+ Years Scripting and automation
  • Tertiary IT qualification (3 years degree / NQF Level 5) (Preferred)
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