Job Description :
Unix Administrator

(3 positions)

Durham, NC 27701

2+ Months

Pay Rate: $Open/DOE

Unix Administrator

On behalf of our client, Procom Services is searching for a Unix Administrator for a contract opportunity in Durham, NC.

Looking for 3 Unix Admins for client in Durham. Mainly AIX (6.1/7.1) and virtualization with IBM's PowerVM (vs 2.2 and above) - the environment is 90% virtualized with 700-800 machines in place; familiarity with NPIV, VIOS and integration with storage/LPARs would be beneficial. Clustering experience with VVM and other Veritas tools, Tivoli, the CA suite of tools (ServiceNOW, ITCM etc, along with EMC (Celerra, VMAX) storage solutions would be preferred. Experience with RHEL (6.3/6.5/7.1), Solaris (any) and HP (any) a plus. The bulk of the work will be heads-down, doing server builds, other server/OS configuration and admin duties, as well as some support and scripting (Perl, Bash

If interested email your updated resume I a word document with your contact details, current location, availability and hourly pay rate expectations to

Unix Administrator Job Details

Provide technical leadership in daily system support and operation for critical and complex production systems.
Perform Capacity Planning, Infrastructure Design, and Systems Administration.
Create robust, high availability and secure design for UNIX/Linux server infrastructure.
Provide 7x24 rotating Level 3 Support for Unix and storage infrastructure for various group companies.
Closely work with remote Unix team for day-to-day incident and service request tickets.
Work with hardware and 3rd vendor for system troubleshooting.
Interface with the clients with related to technical issue/inquiry/request.
Setting various policies for applications and infrastructure - patching schedules, deployment of releases, testing and system readiness.
Manage HP/UX environment in Production/Testing/Development environments.
Configure and manage Virtual Server environments, Storage infrastructure and DR installations.
Administer Systems Monitoring; Troubleshoot SW/HW Issues Methodically.
Process knowledge of Configuration management & Change control.
Create and update technical documentations (system configuration and operation

Unix Administrator Mandatory Skills

8-10 years experience as a UNIX System Administrator
Strong background in HP-UX 10/11
Strong background in Solaris 2.6/7/8/9/10 and RHEL 4.x/5.x
Strong Background in AIX
Hands-on experience with Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas File System, DiskSuite and LVM
Strong experiences in SAN devices (EMC Celerra/CLARiiON, NetApp Filer, Brocade switch)
Hands-on experience in NetBackup backup software
Experience of jumpstart and kickstart implementation
Requires excellent communication skills and ability to be available after-hours
Certifications in Solaris, Linux and/or SAN are preferred.
BS in (Computer) Science/Engineering or equivalent IT work experience.
Solid understanding of TCP/IP, LDAP, DNS, NIS and SMTP.
Proficiency in NAS and Storage Area networking as well as Backup & Recovery administration.
Experiences of DNS, Apache, Sendmail, Bind, LDAP, and ProofPoint.
Experience in data center or network operations with HA (high availability) and/ or 24X7 service level.
Must have strong experience with Disaster Recovery solutions.

Unix Administrator Start Date


Unix Administrator Assignment Length

2+ months

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