AIX Engineer


Cary, NC

8 - 10 years

Posted 234 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

This job is no longer available.

We are looking for ?AIX Engineer for our client in ?Cary, NC?

Job Title: ?AIX Engineer

Job Location: ?Cary, NC?

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:


  • Minimum 7-9 Years of relevant experience.

Work Experience Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Security Administration and Management
  • Administer and manage all the Adds/changes/deletes of user IDs
  • Vendor maintains a permanent log of all the adds/changes/delets
  • Quarterly user id review and revalidation
  • Installation and management of security patches
  • Implement system security policies
  • Quarterly review and revalidation of security settings
  • Shell programming concepts
  • Install / Upgrade High Availability / Clustering environment
  • Configure High Availability / Clustering environment
  • Perform Failover Testing
  • HMC- Firmware updates & backups.
  • LPAR- administration and resource moves
  • VIO- administration & resource moves
  • Monitoring health of fiber switches and IBM SAN
  • Manage Fiber switch zone configurations
  • Configuration Backups
  • Manage IBM SAN arrays and provision LUNs to servers
  • Monitoring of SAN Utilization(usage, performance, availability)
  • Capacity Planning( Forecast storage growth)
  • Application and Installation of Patches and Hardware or Software Firmware Updates
  • Security Administration and Management
  • Installation and management of security patches
  • Implement best practice system security policy settings
  • Quarterly review and revalidation of security settings
  • Weekly, Period and Year end processing management
  • Tape drive firmware updates and hardware related issues
  • Management of hardware issues- disk units, cache batteries cards
  • Cumulative PTF Load and apply- including groups and hipers
  • Operating System upgrades
  • Performance monitoring and tuning
  • System health check
  • AIX Logical Volume Manager to provision volume groups, logical volumes and file systems
  • Operating system patches
  • Scheduling administration and monitoring of AIX system backups
  • Periodic testing of AIX system backups and restores
  • Full operating system mksysb backups and restores
  • Excellent communication and conversation skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Good working knowledge of MS OFFICE (Including MS Project and Visio).
  • Abiding by Change Management, Incident management and Problem Management procedures, including complying with the Service Level Agreements
  • Act on Day to Day House Keeping tasks by using tools & scripts
  • To able to perform in 24 x 7 Environment in shift roaster
  • To able to attend calls on-call basis whenever assigned
  • Create regular reports for Management requirements.
  • Good experience working on ticketing tools like Service Now, Remedy, and HP-Openview etc.
  • Good documentation skill to document the day-to-day events for tracking and review, process documentation, Preparing SOP (Service Operation Procedure) documents, Creating and maintaining technical knowledge base