Job Description :
Visa status: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
Tax Terms: W2, 1099.
Corp-Corp or 3rd Parties : ACCEPTED

The Consultant UNIX Engineer helps establish a common design, engineering, and build capability for client in order to improve organizational processes and/or work flows.  Develops and establishes enterprise-wide technical, designs, and engineering capabilities, including process, function, and delivery. 

Provide senior engineering input on all design and standards issues including analysis, development, implementation, as well as training and mentoring of technologies across the teams
Evaluate, test, develop, and implement complex technical solutions to address a variety of business problems; this includes hardware, software, configurations standards, and creating solutions with specific focus on driving business value
Develop written procedures, engineering drawings, and other technical documentation
Coordinate and perform preventative maintenance of major systems components
Participate in and lead the installation and/or change of systems in accordance with change management practices
Provide coverage for other team members as needed to ensure consistent operations and customer support
Analyze technology specifications and requirements to determine if the technology is compatible with our current standards and utilizes the most efficient processes
Communicate to the general organization on the support efforts of project related items
Communicate to senior leadership on all technical aspects of UNIX (AIX) engineering and operations tasks.
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently with competing deadlines
Expert-level technical knowledge of UNIX platforms, networking, and information security
Produce or modify shell scripts
Follow standard change management and configuration policies
The tasks this individual is responsible are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches
This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation
Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions
This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties
The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert
To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and influencing others
Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently
Ensure IT adherence to service level agreements regarding infrastructure performance, limitations, and availability
Provide Level-3 support and trouble-shooting to resolve issues impacting infrastructure & application operations
Analyze infrastructure systems performance, collect information, and prepare summary reports

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Bachelor''s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
10+ years of experience with enterprise level server design and support for any UNIX/Linux platforms, or equivalent combination of education and experience
6+ years of experience as a technical SME and/or senior engineer specifically for IBM Power systems and the AIX operating system
AIX expert level of experience to include familiarity with: HMC, PowerVM (VIO Server, NPIV, SEA), NIM, Power Hardware, LVM knowledge with SAN storage and familiarity with Hitachi, Violin, and EMC storage
Extensive experience with infrastructure and server theories, principles and concepts; application infrastructure and standards; networking fundamentals; UNIX/Linux; SAN storage systems; clustering (e.g. VCS, ZFS, LVM); physical server architecture; Virtualization Technologies (e.g. LPARs, Solaris Zones, VMware) and LAN/WAN/Firewall/VPN network technologies
Familiarity with DR and high-availability architectures
Strong experience in the design of enterprise, high-volume, secure systems and data center strategies
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, organization, and planning skills
Positive attitude and ability to work through obstacles and roadblocks
Must be able to navigate through ambiguities and be flexible to multi-task changing priorities
Strong detail orientation, follow-through capabilities and escalation of key issues; superior analytical and problem solving skills
Strong ability to build partnerships and influence others that are not in the direct sphere of control, with the ability to earn the respect of technical personnel across application and infrastructure teams

Education Requirement:

The following are all highly desirable:

IBM AIX 7+ System Administrator certification
Familiarity with: IBM HACMP clustering software and Veritas clustering
Experience with ITIL or other best practice methodology
3+ years of experience as a technical SME and/or senior engineer specifically for Oracle Solaris
3+ years of experience as a technical SME and/or senior engineer specifically for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5+
Advanced knowledge in building Linux servers in a virtual VMware ESX environment

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