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Unix Administrator in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has a full time Unix Administrator position in Memphis Tennessee. If you meet the requirements below and would like to be considered please apply today!

JOb Description:

Performs installation, configuration and maintenance of the UNIX (Linux) operating systems and related software products in a manner consistent with our existing service level agreements. Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise's UNIX (Linux) servers and systems which support the various operating units of the enterprise. Ensures performance monitoring and tuning of overall systems. Is expected to conduct system analysis and development, with limited support and direction from professional staff, to keep our systems current with changing technologies.

Other duties include:

Works with the application teams and other IT department personnel to coordinate system software changes and support application changes.

Understands the critical processing cycles in detail such as accounting month-end, invoicing and billing, and any other relevant processing cycles.

Maintains DNS, NFS, DHCP, printing, mail, web, and FTP services for the enterprise.

Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of the enterprise UNIX (Linux) servers and systems.

Analyzes production and test system problems, determines causes, and takes timely corrective actions.

Oversees the administration of the UNIX (Linux) operating system. Recommends systems and programming standards and procedures including writing shell scripts or programs to automate and/or simplify the UNIX administration procedures.

Recommends and implements security policies and standards and ensures adherence to procedures.

Keeps accurate records of UNIX AIX (Linux) system failures and changes.

Manages UNIX account maintenance including additions, changes, and removals.

Research and recommends updates to software and hardware of UNIX (Linux) systems including upgrades to operation system and communicates to IT Management Group.

Performs tape storage management and administration using Tivoli Storage Manager.

Conducts preliminary studies for new projects related to machine utilization, capacity planning, and network topology.

Establishes and maintains contact with key vendors for maintenance and services.

Monitors system performance and develops recommendations for correction or improvement. Implements changes as appropriate with proper approval.

Recognizes, identifies, and documents potential areas where existing policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed, especially regarding future business expansion.

Maintains a disaster recovery plan. Creates backup capabilities adequate for the recovery of data and understands concepts and processes of replication for disaster recovery.

Other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

Reliable and regular attendance is expected.


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