Sr System Admin-AIX Servers and Storage
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: September 10, 2021
Sr System Admin-AIX Servers and Storage
The Sr System Admin for IBM AIX Servers and Storage will report
directly to the AIX Infrastructure Services Team Lead and will
provide central accountability for all AIX Infrastructure Server
System Administration Services which are those activities
associated with the installation, maintenance and technical support
of existing and future AIX-based system configurations and
supporting systems software (e.g., operating systems, utilities,
databases, and middleware) necessary to deliver the required
Services hosted on these platforms that support customer’s business
applications. The Sr System Admin for IBM AIX Servers and Storage
position will be the senior technical resource providing systems
engineering and system administration services for which the AIX
Infrastructure Server team is accountable. Systems
engineering and system administration services are those activities
associated with the provisioning and management of the Data Center
existing and future server environment using ITIL processes. The Sr
System Admin for IBM AIX Servers and Storage is responsible for
providing highly responsive, flexible BIM AIX infrastructure server
services to the County of Orange.
-Provides Senior level AIX Infrastructure Server design and
engineering solutions to meet the needs of the client.
-Provides system engineering and administration (e.g. configuration
and performance optimization, access controls, manage files, disk
space management , apply APARs, and configure and manage LPARs)
and systems programming support for IBM AIX V6.1 & 7 based
hosting systems required to deliver services and meet SLRs on a
-Review, install, configure, test, and implement new releases of
AIX 6.1 TL9 and V7 operating system software with a focus on using
quick deployment/recovery software such as IBM’s Network
Installation Manager (NIM) and cloning via MKSYSB images.
-Analyze IBM Power 8 server hardware and AIX 6L Version 6.1 and/or
7 operating system software problems.
-Provide storage administration support for IBM V7000 Storage
system to include set-up and maintenance of replication, snapshots
and other related tasks.
-Develop and maintain IBM AIX system utility programs and scripts
in the Korn Shell (KSH) to manage the system with an emphasis on
automating routine tasks.
-Install, test, and provide technical support, administration and
security administration for hardware and Software to deliver
services and meet SLRs.
-Install code fixes for all AIX services elements (e.g., hardware,
middleware and OS Software).
-Provide onsite support as required and coordinate with third party
provider for ticket resolution (e.g. Support third party remote
diagnose, coordinate third party installation of physical parts
replacement, etc.) for AIX based hosting systems.
-Document and maintain in the Policies, Standards and Procedures
Manual Data Center operational procedures for the AIX
Infrastructure Server System Administration services team.
-Interfaces with Data Center Tower Leadership and technical support
personnel, ITSM service delivery personnel, Application Support
personnel, and contract support personnel.
-5+ years' experience providing infrastructure server engineering
and administration services for IBM AIX server computing
-Experience as a “hands on” advanced systems administrator
installing, configuring, and updating the AIX Version 6.1 and 7
-Experience as a senior AIX systems administrator managing servers
in an environment consisting of 20 or more LPAR servers.
-Experience with IBM Power 7/8 server employment and support for
local clustered and extended clustered environments.
-Experience with IBM Power HA Clustering and Extended HA Clustering
planning, employment and support across multiple sites.
-Experience with IBM V7000 Storage management and replication.
-Experience developing and implementing Unix Korn Shell (KSH)
and/or Perl scripts for automation of system monitoring and
-Experience with Logical Partitioning and Virtualization on IBM
Power 7/8 systems.
-Experience with configuring local and SAN storage on AIX 6/7
systems using Logical Volume Manager (LVM) and Object Data Manager
-Experience in performance tuning on AIX 6/7 using the VMO, IOO,
NO, NFSO and related AIX performance tuning commands.
-Experience working in commercial or local government business
environments; experience working with Orange County beneficial.
-BA or BS degree or equivalent experience. Preferably in a
-Excellent Communication Skills – written and oral.
-Excellent planning/time management and client-facing skills.
Additional Desired Skills/experience:
-IBM Certified Systems Administrator beneficial.
-ITIL V3 Foundations certifications beneficial.
-Experience in employment and support of IBM Tivoli
monitoring/reporting and productivity software tools.
-Disaster Recovery Site implementation and maintenance for IBM AIX
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