Linux / AIX system administrator

Job Description

AIX, RedHat, Power8, HMC, VMware, HACMP, GPFS, LVM, SAN, cups, FTP, NFS, Shell. Sounds familiar to you? Are you open to new challenges and position where you can let your current career grow? Yes? Apply! We are waiting just for you!

We are looking for experienced Unix / AIX System Admin for our multicultural UNIX/AIX teams. Save the day with IBM. Our Delivery Center provides high-value IT services and leverage proven roadmaps and frameworks we have developed in our global network, bringing together an outstanding talent pool to help global leaders solve some of their most challenging problems. Therefore this is an ideal place where to use and develop your skills and potential. Join us and discover what you can make of this moment.

Your future made with IBM.

Server management unit provides support for the base operating system on servers by implementing standard OS parameter configuration and version levels. These services include providing support of the Operating System configuration and associated file systems, log files, processes, problem determination, problem resolution, software, administration tools, utilities, security, and hardware. Administrative tools are installed to allow support to be provided locally or from a remote location. Standard problem & change control processes are followed.

Do not hesitate, apply, our recruitment team will contact you as soon as possible!

Your day to day activities will include:

Management and responsibility for support of production Linux / AIX systems of multiple clients:
Incident / Service Request management:

  • Assign incidents in IPC tool
  • Regularly document the progress of resolution
  • Document all available information in the resolution field for future analyze
  • Resolve the incident by using the correct resolution & service code
  • Involve Delivery Analyst in case of re-occurring incidents
  • Server and applications patching and update

Change execution:
  • Review and approve / reject assigned changes within one day since assignment
  • Review and approve / reject changes assigned to different teams where our team is an approval
  • Assign changes / tasks going to execute to ensure clear ownership
  • Prepare, execute and close the change (immediately after validating the result and with the appropriate code; latest in 2 working days)

Problem management:
  • Consolidate inputs from all involved teams & vendors to deliver complete analyze
  • Provide the RCA in SLA
  • Support other teams in case our services are involved in their RCAs
  • Projects support (both internal and client driven) based on guidance from Focal Point / Team Leader / Manager
  • Ensure proper handover when leaving to vacation including update in associated tools (IPC etc.)
  • Is fully responsible for all his / her accesses (request, regularly change the passwords...) to be able to support whole assigned scope
  • Other expected knowledge and ability needed:
  • Disk, LVM/GPFS and FS management
  • User and sudo management
  • Performing system health check and configuration
  • Backup and monitoring management and configuration
  • Server build
  • 24/7 support - on call


How your profile should look like:
  • AIX / UNIX / Linux experiences in production environment - at least 2-3 years of experience
  • Troubleshooting experience- Knowledge of ITIL methodology
  • Experience with High Availability Solution (eg. PowerHA)
  • Experience with Virtualization (eg. PowerVM)
  • Availability to work during out-of-office hours for some roles
  • Bash scripting
  • English: Intermediate


Your benefits:
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in one of Europe's emerging markets (Czech Republic)
  • Team provides possibility to work on projects and grow to L3
  • The successful candidate will work in a motivating multicultural environment gain for exposure to many areas of the business across the IBM Brno Site,
  • Employees can avail of the E-learning self-study facility, free language classes & the IT Lab.
  • Possibility to learn and grow in all other areas like soft skills, leadership, project leadership
  • Obtaining training certificates (e.g. Windows, Unix, ITIL, TWS)
  • Relocation assistance- Medical Plan by co-funded by IBM,
  • Additional 5 days of paid vacation
  • Transparent career path and potential to growth within leading company in IT
  • Pension and life insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plans
  • Referral programs


Whatever you want from your career you can realize with IBM. Your future made with IBM.

Please, take in consideration, that should your application be successful, our recruiters will contact you within 14 days.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • AIX / UNIX / Linux experiences in production environment - at least 2-3 years of experience
  • Troubleshooting experience- Knowledge of ITIL methodology
  • Experience with High Availability Solution (eg. PowerHA)
  • Experience with Virtualization (eg. PowerVM)
  • Availability to work during out-of-office hours for some roles
  • Bash scripting
  • English: Intermediate


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Shell and Perl scripting appreciated

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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