Sr. System Admin

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Sr. System Admin

Red Hat experience is required and AIX a plus- need newest versions though, need scripting and messaging.

Purpose
` Maintain highly technical inter-network of computing systems. Ensure high level of systems performance and availability. Execute system and subsystem startups, shutdowns, backups, and dumps. Investigate and respond to system-generated alerts. Identify and resolve service-level objective compliance problems.

Responsibilities
` Develop and maintain standardized data security protection procedures.
` Develop methods of monitoring system performance, reliability, and security.
` Develop standardized troubleshooting methodologies that consistently result in timely resolution of systems issues.
` Plan, develop, and lead systems related projects.
` Discover and evaluate new cost effective technologies.
` Validate interoperability between systems and platforms.
` Develop and maintain technical documentation and standards
` Mentor and support junior members of staff.

Requirements
Minimum Job Requirements
` Minimum of 10 years of experience required:  System Administration and at least five years` experience in system design and implementation
` Four-year degree required:  Computer Science or related field
Preferred Job Requirements
` Advanced degree preferred
` Technical Certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Knowledge
` Knowledge of Networking technologies including but not limited to TCP/IP and LAN/WAN
` Knowledge of advanced programming and scripting methodologies
` Knowledge of directory service
` Knowledge of applicable hardware and software application
` Knowledge of various technologies: Internet, e-mail, storage, backup, and printing
` Knowledge of Enterprise Systems Management
` Knowledge of systems configuration, monitoring and reporting
Skills
` Planning and organizational skills
` Troubleshooting skills
Abilities
` Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all organizational levels
` Ability to work in a team environment
` Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

Working Conditions
Traditional office environment. Some travel required.