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Unix System Administrator (Red Hat Linux & Solaris)

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Zürich
  • Sector: System Administration
  • Date posted: 13/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384752ATBY-130418
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Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

On behalf of our client, a leading Bank in Zürich, we are looking for a Unix System Administrator, with proven experience in Red Hat Linux and Solaris. Are you a passionate Unix System Administrator who is looking for a new and exciting challenge? If yes, then please have a look at the details below:

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide third level support for Red Hat Linux and Oracle Solaris in a distributed server environment, liaising with regional counterparts
  • Participate in global infrastructure projects
  • Drive for automating repetitive tasks and implementing automation on a global scale.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other internal partners for designing, planning and coordination of implementation to ensure work is completed in a timely manner
  • Write technical documentation for related infrastructure, which includes, but is not limited to, the

following technologies:

  • Red Hat Linux, Oracle Solaris
  • Clustering (VCS, RHCS, SC), Unix storage stack (filesystems and volume managers - LVM, VxFS, ZFS, ASM, NFS), storage technologies (SAN, NAS)
  • Naming services (LDAP, DNS, NIS)
  • Kerberos, NTP
  • Participate in on call rota
  • Participate in weekend and evening work

Must have skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience in supporting UNIX-based distributed, large-scale computing environment.
  • Solid experience and understanding Solaris 10 and Unix
  • Proven experience with Linux Redhat versions 6 and 7
  • Understanding of Storage (SAN/ NAS)
  • Extremely good troubleshooting skills.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Very good scripting skills (shell, Python, Perl).
  • Knowledge of software configuration management tools (preferably Puppet), version control systems (preferably Git), and unattended provisioning systems (Kickstart, Jumpstart) beneficial.
  • Prior industry experience is not mandatory, though will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

Skills with at least two of the following products are mandatory:

  • Red Hat Satellite
  • Veritas Storage Foundation
  • Veritas Cluster Server
  • Red Hat Cluster Suite
  • Sun Cluster

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Thu Barany on +41 44 229 99 28.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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