Linux Administrator - conversion

Job Description
Job Responsibilities This job role will have expertise in one or more server technologies, including different hardware architectures and operating systems, besides Technical Support and Review of Linux , AIX server systems including installation, maintenance, customization, problem determination, and additional support services as defined by the customers' specific requirements.
Typical examples of the deliverables are building proof-of-concept solutions with server system technology and architecting server solutions to address client requirements.
Work with products or solutions based on any vendor hardware and/or any vendor operating system software.
Apply their technical skills to support the operation and maintenance of vendor products, services, and solutions.
Have responsibility for sizing, troubleshooting, and critical customer situations. The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.
Ensure client's business requirements are successfully met.
Expert of a client account/industry.
Expert knowledge of client environment (technical and process).
Incumbent ensures that the client's operations, hardware, software, application, network systems, and best practices are implemented.

Day-to-day responsibility
Ensure consistent delivery of quality output utilizing IBM's processes and procedures
Implement assigned changes following specific documentation
Perform security related tasks against specific documentation
Problem determination and resolution within agreed SLA
Maintain a thorough understanding of the systems and client supported
Perform Daily system checks against specific documentation
Manage and resolve problems assigned by help desk or operations
Maintain Information repository and team room documents
Maintain after hours on call support for the IBM account
Other activities as directed by the leader or manager Job Requirements (skills/experiences) At least 6 years related IT working experience under Linux-based environment.
Expert in two or more flavors of Linux ( RHEL 6/5/4, S LES 11 and etc)
Exper t in one or more flavors of High availability ( HACMP , etc)
Expert in GPFS cluster and Sun Grid.
Experience in SAN storage .
Experience in supporting a large enterprise client in a process driven environment
Exp erience in one or more flavors of Unix (Sun Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, etc)
Exp erience in one or more flavors of Virtualization ( VMware , VIO etc)
Experience with one or more flavors of Tivoli product ( TSM, TEC, etc)
Basic computer literacy including exposure to Office tools
In depth knowledge of Linux Operating System
Overview of Systems Operation (Including Client -Server)
Knowledge of TCP/IP , LDAP, SMTP and Oracle RAC.
Ability to write/debug shell /perl scripts .

Professional knowledge related to incumbent's function/business unit and its processes.

Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.
Ability to quickly assimilate technical and non-technical information.
Must have excellent team working skills.
Fluency in English is mandatory, both verbal and written.

Problem Solving:
Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.
Demonstrated ownership and positive attitude (Can do mentality).

Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes expertise to directly influence people outside department or function. Sometimes no precedent exists.

Impact on Business/Scope:
Accountable for department results and for activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams. Regularly participates in overall functional program planning. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact project costs or expenses. Qualifications (Education/Major/Certificates)

  • Bachelor degree or above is essential.
  • Information Technology; Engineering or Science is preferred.
  • RHCE, VCP, ITIL is preferred.
  • Essential: IELTS 6 or higher; CET6 or higher

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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