Please let me know if you have someone available for the below mentioned
position of AIX System Administrator at Harrisburg, PA
*Position Title* – AIX System Administrator
*Location* – Harrisburg, PA
*Duration* – 6 Months
*Pay Rate* – $50/hour (All Inclusive on C2C)
System Administrator is responsible for server back up and security, along
with performance tuning and capacity planning. SAs should possess an
understanding of network and distributed computing concepts.
Years of Relevant Experience: 4 plus years
Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study
*Familiarity with most basic system administrator tools and process; for
example, can boot/shutdown a machine, add and remove user accounts, use back
up programs, and maintain system database files.
Maintain the project servers.
Maintain the file and print capacity
Ensures that backups are performed as appropriate.
Act as a front-line interface to users.
Accepts trouble reports and dispatch them to appropriate system
Ability to write scripts in a particular administrative language.
Programming experience with any applicable language.
Communicate accurate and useful status updates.
Manage and report time spent on all work activities.
Follow quality standards.
Ability to work in a team environment
Complete assigned tasks.
Strong communication skills; both written and spoken.
Responsible for operating and other system software.
Responsible for upgrading the operating and system software and keeping
Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment
Ability to do minimal debugging and modification of programs.
Execute the disaster recovery/back up procedures and archiving procedures.
Manage security for servers.
Responsible for performance tuning, capacity planning, database
administration, and fault management.
Provide tier two support of the technical infrastructure.
Coordinating efforts with vendors if tier three support is required.
Responsible for ensuring high priority issues are resolved in a timely
Responsible for keeping the environment up and running.
In many cases is responsible for identifying and reporting hardware
Capable of writing purchase justifications.
Understands basic routing concepts.
Identify and track issues, risks, and action items.
Resolve and/or assist in resolving issues.
Review, prioritize, and research service requests.
Anticipate and resolve issues specific to the team.
Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues in a
Plus the following:
Solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment
Understands principles of routing client/server programming.
Manage expectations at all levels: customers/end users, executive sponsors.
Ensure quality standards are followed.
Understand the business application of technical support and design in an
application development environment.
Work with the various Infrastructure teams and operations provider to
identify the strategic direction of systems management activities.
Understands the design of consistent network-wide file system layouts
Maintain strong relationships with employees and various tier two and three
Develop plans for disaster recovery/ back up and archiving.
Manage the daily operations of the systems management team to ensure service
levels are being met.
Manage the systems management team’s support issue and backlog.
Monitor the team’s open backlog of support issues and re-assign issues as
necessary to ensure they are closed per agreed upon service levels.
Act as the first level of escalation for high priority support issues.
Function as the liaison to the various support groups with whom the systems
management team interfaces.
Develop the technical infrastructure maintenance strategy.
Manage the system management resources.
Act as a system’s management expert.
Analyze, determine, and document requirements in terms of system management
needs and implement them.
Identify, approve, and prioritize team projects.
Manages a large site or network.
Recommends policies on system use and services.
In addition to the above, the candidate will:
- Support Oracle eBusiness (financials) and Oracle Retail application
servers consisting of over 80 IBM AIX servers at the Commonwealth's
outsourcer, the Data PowerHouse.
- Troubleshoot and resolve support issues
- Support weekly applications re-start and scheduled maintenance
- Automate (script) weekly applications re-starts and scheduled maintenance
- Develop file, directory, process, etc... management scripts to improve the
operations of the Oracle applications
- Monitor the health of the servers and respond to alerts
- Participate in capacity planning
- Recommend server configuration changes and strategies to minimize downtime
and improve performance
- Design, develop and manage backup and recovery policies and procedures
- Manage and monitor disk space
- Manage and monitor the disaster recovery environments
- Apply/migrate changes to development, test and production environments as
- Participate in change control meetings
- Maintain the patch inventory and patch logs
- Participate in problem resolution arising from functional testing
- Assist in the cloning of applications and databases between production and
- Prepare application and OS Change Requests for the outsourcer.
Some night and weekend work will be required.
AIX System Administration
Oracle eBusiness Support
Nice to have
Oracle Retail Support
Nice to have
UC4 Appworx Administration
Nice to have
*Questions to complete the submission*
Telephone interviews initially. Resource will be required to attend an in
person interview if selected.
Position is located in downtown Harrisburg. Selected resource will be
responsible for own parking cost.**
Some night and weekend work will be required.**
iBusiness Solution LLC
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