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
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.
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
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
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
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)