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Position: AIX Administrator

Duration: 6month contract to Hire

Location: Milwaukee , WI

Rate: open

AIX Administrator


The AIX Administrator will be responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining hardware, operating systems and software products in support of 24 X 7 business processes.

This individual will implement and maintain operating system software builds and product solutions for optimum performance, stability, reliability, security, etc. This function includes: administration and configuration activities, system monitoring and reporting, system backups, work on after hours maintenance rotation, performance monitoring and tuning, and daily operational support.


* Perform operational support tasks, assist with installs, builds, configuring system hardware; trouble-shooting, maintaining, upgrades.
* Create scripts for task automation, build support, scheduling, file clean-up etc.
* Perform technical troubleshooting and data analysis to determine root causes of hardware and software problems. Define and implement problem resolution.
* Conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers for compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines and procedures. Develop and maintain a comprehensive hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.
* Create/refine scripts for High Availability Cluster MultiProcessing (HACMP) application failover/fallback.
* Maintain and use NIM master for installs and upgrades. Plan and implement service updates.
* Ensure the accuracy and integrity of all jobs and changes through proper testing.
* Evaluate new AIX server and disk technologies and tools to remain current with industry trends and practices and make recommendations for their application within the enterprise.
* Perform logical and physical changes to the production environment, including partitioning. Help design logical and physical AIX architecture.
* Document system landscape and administrative procedures.
* Work with management to define the appropriate standards, policies, procedures, software toolsets, and supporting peripherals to facilitate the management, accountability, functionality, and security of networked based systems.
* Provide project management for distributed computing projects.
* Create and maintain effective policies, standards, strategies and procedures.
* Mentor and train other personnel.
* Ensure appropriate support for all production and development systems.
* Monitor performance and provide ongoing configuration and tuning adjustments.
* Identify and maintain metrics on system and application performance. Analyze data and take action on any issues indicated by the metrics.
* Identify metrics and key monitors for capacity planning purposes.
* Work with architects and developers to set standards and best practices.
* Identify bottlenecks in system and capacity planning to eliminate constraints.
* Review logs for errors or potential problem alerts and take corrective action.
* Assist network team in maintaining availability, performance, and security.
* Work closely with operating system and database administrators to define platform requirements, measure performance, carry out capacity planning, define and carry out security standards.
* Provide consulting to other technology groups and make hardware and software recommendations.
* Provide user account administration for the distributed server environment and infrastructure applications.
* Work with vendors, application developers, database administrators, and other technology groups to resolve problems.
* Participate in a 24x7 rotating on-call schedule.
* Perform daily backup and recovery operations for the distributed server environments in accordance with established procedures.
* Ensure adequate backup for all recovery scenarios.
* Plan and ensure redundancy for all critical components.
* Ensure disaster recovery plans exist and are maintained and tested regularly.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or related technical discipline.
* 5+ years of AIX administration experience.
* IBM Power 4/5, HMC, NIM, Logical Partitions and WebSM experience.

* Solid knowledge of H/A in the context of application and database clustering, and overall site architecture.

* Experience with scripting (Perl, sh).
* Solid experience with partitioning and using a NIM master for software installs and updates.
* Project management experience.
* Ability to solve problems quickly.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and strong decision making skills used to address escalated issues.
* Previous experience supporting 24x7 mission-critical environments.
* Knowledge of storage technologies, including Storage Area Networks (SANs).
* Ability to function effectively in a team-based work environment.
* Experience mentoring junior administrators.
* Ability to act independently, take initiative and drive tasks and issues to resolution.


* Unix administration certification.
* MQ experience.
* Experience with Oracle/DB2.
* Linux experience.
* Experience with Netcool, HP Open View or similar Fault Management Systems.
* Understand networking, firewalls, load-balancers, SSL, SSH.


Resource Manager,

1221 Abrams Road, Suite# 109
Richardson - TX - 75081
Phone: (214) 295-6666 x 101
[email protected]

Fax: (972)231-8007

M. S. Rakha, Ph.D.
Queen's University

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The qualifications that you have listed are just fitted to one of my friends. He had worked as a business specialist and knowledgeable in developing business continuity and disaster recovery planning. He will send you a personal message as soon as possible.

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