AIX Job Description

AIX Job Description

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AIX provides support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server systems, AIX, VMWare, Citrix, and EMC Storage and backup systems.

AIX Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintains awareness and stay current with technologies, software, program products, and hardware as related to Information Services
Provides expertise in specific hardware, software, utilities, and productivity aids used by Information Services, and advise others on their use
Configure and maintain UNIX and Linux operating systems and system software, and provide hardware, backup and recovery, system monitoring, application, disaster recovery, security, audit, and tool support
Candidate must be able to work independently with a group
System restarts
Assist with the Development of Architecture, Design and Strategy for a flexible AIX private cloud hosting service using virtualised PowerVM technology
Build and test activities in the engineering lab, ensuring all solutions meet the design guidelines for scalability, performance, resiliency, security, and manageability
Work with internal customers in clearly defining and documenting technical and business requirements for the Managed Service
Work with project management resources in providing detailed requirements and objectives for project deliverables
Work with the GTI build organisation (IPD) to develop Build documentation and processes for use in the global JPMC datacenters

AIX Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for AIX

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, AIX, IBM, II, IAT, SSL, V6.2.3, V6.3, HAT, RED

Education for AIX

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the AIX job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Technical, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Education, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Technology, Software Engineering

Skills for AIX

Desired skills for AIX include:

Fundamental concepts and technologies associated with AIX Operating Systems
SAN S/W and storage administration and integration with operating systems
GPFS
ITIL methodology
SSH
Power 4
Hardware
Configuration and tuning of OS related parameters
Routing and load-balancing
Server end SAN/NAS configuration and troubleshooting

Desired experience for AIX includes:

Extensive experience with python and YAML, adhering to python coding best practices a plus
Knowledge and experience with TOSCA/HOT preferred
Develop and maintain ancillary solutions for Service Automation, Service Capacity Reporting, Service billing, Service Inventory, Service Monitoring and Estate management
Provide Level-4 Support Services to operations and LOB support teams that use the Service
Installs operating systems/software products by utilizing vendor information, past experience and group members’ knowledge, minimizing the business exposure due to changes in the processing environments
Resolves system performance problems by careful analysis of the available information sources, identifies the root cause and recommends appropriate tuning activities

AIX Examples

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AIX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an AIX. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for AIX
  • Acts in the capacity of final level in-house support, and escalates support issues to vendor as appropriate
  • The Unix Engineer position will be reporting to the Manager for Enterprise Platform Services (EPS) Client and Platform Engineering Services (CaPES) Unix Engineering Services (UES)
  • Enterprise Engineering is part of Service Delivery, a group of 2,200+ plus people who provide 24 hour year round infrastructure management, systems monitoring and operational support to over 2,500 applications, millions of members and the 160,000 staff that constitute Kaiser Permanente's medical groups and business partners
  • There are more than 400 medical offices, hospitals and administrative facilities
  • Unix Engineering Services plans, designs, configures and provides tier III support for our infrastructure which consists of 2,500 + AIX and Solaris server images
  • The EPS mission is to ensure that our customers’ mission-critical software and systems are of the highest quality, reliability and serviceability
  • Build, install, configure and maintain VMware setup and configuration
  • Configuring, monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting Linux/Suse/AIX VMs and physical servers
  • Communicating with and offering support to dedicated customers and other support teams located in the EU, US, India
  • Customization of shell scripts to support system operation and management
Qualifications for AIX
  • Extensive experience in UNIX/AIX operating system installation, configuration and upgrades
  • Networking fundamentals, TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP
  • Server virtualization technologies, including VIO set up, configuration and management and management of virtual resources, server mobility between hosts and Wpar set up
  • Disaster recovery concepts, including operating system backup, recovery and general experience in DR testing / exercises
  • Experience with software installation like backup software, scheduler, monitoring systems, Websphere, databases like DB2 and Oracle third party applications
  • Must be a team player with appropriate corporate conduct
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AIX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an AIX. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for AIX
  • Perform hardware and software product patching and upgrades
  • Document various internal security and architecture documents
  • This is not a system administrator level role
  • This position will be responsible for providing day to day AIX support for multiple customers by exercising proven Operating System and infrastructure experience in the enterprise space applying process
  • Ensure that all documentation for the systems (build books
  • Recommend efficiency in the Linux/other organizations
  • Verify and implement the detailed technical design solution to the problem as identified by the Project/Technical Manager
  • Principal Consultant with responsibility for analyzing and developing enterprise technology solutions
  • Lead in the technical assessment and delivery of specific technical solutions to the customer
  • Proactively encourage membership and contributions of others to professional community and coach others in area of expertise
Qualifications for AIX
  • Ability to set up, configure, evolve and manage NIM server technology
  • System administration experience in both UNIX and Windows, familiar with system , network, storage
  • A deep understanding of Unix concepts to include performance considerations of each subsystem the APIs used to access those subsystems (5+ years experience minimum)
  • Understand C/C++ the Unix system call interface
  • AIX 5, 6, and 7
  • Power HA, NIM, NPIV, LPM
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AIX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of AIX. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for AIX
  • Responsible for evaluating existing Technical Architecture and Design and Proposing Improvements
  • Execution of identified skills gap for the team members
  • Lead customer / front office meetings for technical and SLA related discussions
  • Disaster Recovery Officer to facilitate smooth operations and act as a point of contact and escalation in the event of an actual Disaster
  • Develop a Configuration Management Database to give access to configuration data
  • Change Management utilizing BMC Remedy and Tivoli Service Desk
  • Perform support functions for AIX Operating Systems
  • Process client requests for Operating System software modifications
  • Work with operations to monitor, maintain and reboot systems to improve consistency and availability
  • Monitor / Tune system performance, working with performance engineering and capacity teams
Qualifications for AIX
  • IBM’s power 5, 6 and 7 host technology experience
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Computer related field
  • Experience in Linux or Windows environments
  • Resiliency configuration and testing, storage configuration to support SAN based VSCSI and NPIV storage options
  • Bachelor's Degree or High School Diploma/ GED with 4+ years of AIX System Administrator experience
  • 4+ years of experience with administrating AIX Lpar, VIO, HMC and Frame
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AIX Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of AIX. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for AIX
  • Performance tuning & Development of operational procedures & runbooks
  • Incident Management / Problem Management for SWG, BAU work requests (EURC requests)
  • Liaise with 3rd party providers for assistance in identifying a series of events may be required
  • You will be responsible for detection and initiation of the Problem record (PMR),-Initial categorization, classification and prioritization of the problem record –
  • Perform root cause analysis and documenting a workaround solution to the problem
  • Records Test and Implement against the change plan
  • Address any issues that arise, with appropriate urgency and escalation
  • Participate in and lead team and cross-team projects by attending planning meetings, providing guidance and recommendations, researching options, deploying any final technology strategy, and providing training to any other IT teams or individuals as necessary
  • Produce various types of documentation related to processes, procedures, projects, plans, using Microsoft Office products
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning, testing, and execution
Qualifications for AIX
  • Knowledge of VMware virtualization technologies
  • Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) certification
  • 4+ years of experience with AIX TL Upgrade, OS Upgrade, eFIX, Service Pack
  • Unix Printing Solutions like CUPs, SMB
  • Enterprise Servers
  • Experience in database (Oracle)
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an AIX. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for AIX
  • Provide on-call support and work extended hours or weekends as needed and respond to urgent
  • Communicating with and offering support to dedicated customers and other support teams located in the EU
  • Develop and Implement the technical standards for Linux OS running RHEL and CentOS
  • We get to be creative daily
  • Manage premium audits expiration lists ordering of audits renewals cancellations
  • Requests renewal underwriting information
  • Review and Process policy changes
  • Handle notifications to PA’s on System/Compliance changes
  • Manage Facultative Reinsurance Placements/Reinsurance logs
  • Umbrella Rating/quoting within authority
Qualifications for AIX
  • Shell scripting abilities in ksh bash required
  • Familiarity with J2EE based application frameworks for multiple platforms/OS (WebSphere Tomcat Jboss )
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) or High School Diploma/ GED with 4+ years of AIX System Administrator experience
  • Knowledge of NetApp, EMC, DMX, and Clarion Storage solutions
  • NIS/NFS/autofs experience
  • BladeLogic knowledge

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