Network Operations Center UNIX Engineer

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Job Description

WEEKEND FIRST SHIFT – FRIDAY THRU SUNDAY – 10:00AM TO 11:00PM

We are currently recruiting for an entry-level UNIX/LINUX Service Engineer to join our Network Operations Center. This is a support role with the following responsibilities:

  • Support responsibilities include 24×7 rotational on-call support, troubleshooting, incident notification and resolution, problem management, post-mortem analysis, and root cause identification.
  • Support a production environment running approximately 4000+ virtual and physical Red Hat and Solaris servers on Oracle, Dell and HP hardware platform.
  • Support internal enterprise-wide users: troubleshooting and providing problem resolution for the operating system and hardware issues.
  • Build strong, positive relationships with internal team members, as well as engineering teams, and field users in business offices and call centers.
  • Provide focus and rigor around high availability incidents, driving the incidents which are user impacting, high profile and/or multi-application through to resolution, while communicating the status (outages and returns to service) to leadership.
  • Trace and analyze origin of problems for assigned incidents and perform trending and analysis on incident data to identify potential problems.
  • Determine relevance of known problems and resolutions and accurately associate new incidents to those opened investigations.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • Entry-level position in the UNIX/LINUX industry with the opportunity to learn and develop your skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Good troubleshooting, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong technical, analytical & organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or MIS, or equivalent support experience in a large datacenter environment.
  • 0-2 years of professional experience

Understand hardware and server operating systems in the below areas:

  • Solaris Operating System versions 10, 11
  • Linux Red Hat RHEL 5.7 or Oracle Linux 5.6, 6.X and 7X
  • Solaris Containers/Zones
  • ZFS
  • Sun Cluster Services
  • LVM
  • VERITAS (Cluster Services, File system, Volume manager )
  • Oracle and HP Blades Hardware knowledge
  • Unified Computing Systems (UCS) hardware knowledge
  • ITIL Foundation

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.

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