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Position : HP-UX Systems Administrator

Duration : 12 Months

Location : Texas

Posted by Panzer Solutions

Job Description

Job Description:

Platform Specific Required Skills:

· Working knowledge of the differences between N-PARs, V-Pars, Integrity VMs

· Experience building and administering Ingerity VMs

· Experience setting up systems with SAN storage utilizing NPIV

· Knowledge of HP iLO hardware management

· Knowledge of Blade Chassis Onboard Administrator and Virtual Connect

· Experience working with both PA-RISC and Itanium hardware

· Experience working in the EFI shell

· Experience managing Ignite backups

· Experience updating HP-UX utilizing both central local software depots

General Required Skills

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to write purchase justifications, train users in complex topics, make presentations to an internal audience, and interact positively with upper management

· Independent problem-solving, self-direction

· Comfort with most aspects of operating system administration; for example, managing processes and services, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, and fundamentals of security

· Familiarity with the principles and practice of system configuration management using modern declarative tools; ability to model and reduce complex system requirements as configuration declarations

· A solid understanding of the operating systems; understanding of paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, and filesystem concepts

· Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; ability to configure file sharing (NFS/SAMBA); ability to query DNS records; understanding of basic routing concepts

· Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (e.g., Perl, Python, Bourne Shell)

· Works well alone or on a team

· Experience with network storage solutions (SAN, NAS)

Required Background

· Three to five years of system administration experience.

Desirable Background and Skills

· A degree in computer science or a related field.

· Significant programming background in any applicable language.

· Ability to do minimal debugging and modification of C, Perl, or Java programs.

· Experience configuring network file systems (e.g., NFS, RFS, AFS, CIFS, SAMBA).

· Experience configuring automounters.

· Experience configuring LDAP.

· Experience with TCP/IP networking protocols; ability to debug (tcpdump, etherpeek, netstat, lsof).

· Experience installing/configuring a Web server.

· Experience maintaining compliance with applicable laws or regulations (SOX, HIPAA, PCA, FISMA).

· Appropriate Responsibilities.

· Receives general instructions for new responsibilities from supervisor.

· Administers a complex site alone or assists in the administration of a larger site.

· Initiates some new responsibilities and helps to plan for the future of the site/network.

· Trains novice system administrators or operators.

· Evaluates and/or recommends product usage; has influence on purchasing process.

· Automated repetitive task utilizing appropriate tools.

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