AIX Administrator Job Description

AIX Administrator Job Description

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AIX administrator provides technical knowledge of the fundamental concepts and technologies associated with AIX Operating Systems (Hardware, Software).

AIX Administrator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

AIX Operating System engineering and certification
AIX System Administrator
Work as part of project delivery team and provide end to end AIX/Linux server build
Build AIX/Linux server requirements according to project specification
Work hand-in-hand with architect and capacity manager on AIX server capacity server provisoning
Must have AIX Administration
Supporting all JPMC AIX operating systems technology and adjunct
Performing system administration activities on AIX systems
Configuring, monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting AIX VMs and physical servers
PowerVM, Power Firmware and HMC engineering and certification

AIX Administrator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for AIX Administrator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AIX, IBM, HAT, RED, II, IAT, RHCA, ITIL, SOX, CISSP

Education for AIX Administrator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the AIX administrator 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, Education, Information Technology, Science, Administration, Information Systems, Computer

Skills for AIX Administrator

Desired skills for AIX administrator include:

Fundamental concepts and technologies associated with AIX Operating Systems
SAN S/W and storage administration and integration with operating systems
Concepts of networking like TCP / IP
AIX system administration
File/directory permissions
LINUX is a considerable advantage
Maintenance of software and system patches

Desired experience for AIX administrator includes:

PowerHA and GPFSengineering and certification
Certification and Engineering of associated Systems Management agents/tools/etc.
Consulting and Design activities related to LoB managed IBM POWER systems/solutions
Level-4 IBM-POWER support
Advanced knowledge of UNIX Shell Scripting, to include Perl
Must have expertise in cloud design and configuration to meet specific business requirements

AIX Administrator Examples


AIX Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an AIX administrator. 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 administrator
  • Provide AIX operating systems support and ensure maximum performance and uptime for all AIX servers
  • Analyze issues related to AIX and supporting software
  • Coordinate and support deployment of AIX supporting software, and application related software upgrades/patches
  • Maintain infrastructure software (GPFS, PowerHA, AIX 6.1, 7.1, and later, VIOS, PowerVM)
  • Responsible for installing and managing IBM AIX systems
  • Assist with the development of standards, guidelines and policies related to the design and architecture of Unix AIX solutions
  • Build and support MBUSA Unix AIX server infrastructure, which entails the configuration of physical hardware and the deployment of Operating Systems consistent with the Company’s policy and procedures
  • Working with customers to troubleshoot incidents and escalate with L2 support if/when needed
  • Lead technical discussions for new initiatives & solutions as per IT roadmap
  • Review existing Infra landscape & look for opportunity to improve
Qualifications for AIX administrator
  • Capability of troubleshooting performance issues
  • Solutions and results orientation
  • Experience with IBM PowerVM, virtual servers, clustered servers, SAN and NAS connectivity, and global filesystems
  • Experience with zLinux, HP Server Automation, Tripwire, and Centrify DirectControl is a plus

AIX Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an AIX administrator. 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 administrator
  • Experience in installing of VIO Server/Client, LPAR/DLPAR and installation of AIX through NIM Server
  • Provide on job training/coaching when required
  • Scripting experience such as Korn or Shell Scripting
  • Healthcare experience is nice to have
  • Comfortable with Virtualization or Red Hat Enterprise
  • Engage in 24/7 support periodically to assist in critical production issues to maintain the systems
  • Performing audit tasks on Cloud servers (hosts or guest VMs)
  • Maintain and upgrade the UNIX system software on all UNIX based midrange systems to ensure operating system integrity and a high degree of system availability
  • Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices as appropriate
  • Analyze new and existing vendor software
Qualifications for AIX administrator
  • The position requires NBU certification (will be obtained)
  • Ability to work in on-call (standby) shifts 7x24
  • Knowledge of the PKI infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the VMWare virtualization technology
  • 4+ years experience in a large enterprise environment with thousands of servers

AIX Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an AIX administrator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for AIX administrator
  • Strong understanding and awareness of AIX and Redhat Linux system security
  • Monitor system and application performance to detect errors, apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g., diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data
  • Provide a root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problem
  • Proficiency using personal computer and associated work station/computer-assisted tools
  • Establish LPAR cloning standard operating procedures and create LPAR profiles
  • Install, configure and establish the plan to maintain software on the LPARs that is required by the data center
  • Develop and present mitigation strategy recommendations to the client to address security findings
  • Identify problem resolution and coordinate implementation of solution with client management and other impacted technical support teams
  • Design, configure, and maintain LPARs required to support various non- production and production components
  • Establish and maintain user access accounts
Qualifications for AIX administrator
  • 4+ years experience Patch\Deployment management
  • 4+ years experience Deployment scripting and packaging
  • 4+ years Security and Audit Compliance experience
  • Experience with Enterprise level Change Management
  • Linux\Solaris administration experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or (Higher) or a High School Diploma/ GED with 4+ years of AIX System Administrator experience

AIX Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an AIX administrator. 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 administrator
  • Manage and maintain IBM HMC hardware, utilize AIX Logical Partitions, execute LPM for workload relocations, and Power System frame maintenance
  • Create file systems and designate CPUs and RAMs
  • Provide service for servers, load-balancers, and data storage across a variety of places
  • Influence and develop new designs, architectures, standards and methods for large-scale distributed systems
  • You will face various interesting challenges regarding to new international projects that we participate in
  • Participate in the development and support of Open Systems architecture and strategy across a large multi-vendor platform environment (HP, IBM, Oracle, EMC, et cetera)
  • Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously while performing other job responsibilities
  • Responsible for defining server hardening guidelines in collaboration with Corporate Security team
  • Responsible for continuous automation of Operating System deployments and administrative tasks
  • Develop and maintain system documentation and reference manuals for procedures, policies and inventory and ensure currency through periodic review, audit and maintenance
Qualifications for AIX administrator
  • 4+ years of experience in a large enterprise environment with thousands of servers
  • 4+ years of experience Patch\Deployment Management
  • 4+ years of experience Deployment Scripting and Packaging
  • 4+ years of Security and Audit Compliance experience
  • Unix Certification is desired
  • Communicates well with technical non-technical clients

AIX Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an AIX administrator. 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 administrator
  • Support day to day L3 calls on AIX/ Servers / VIO Servers issues
  • Requires participation in an on-call rotation
  • Take problem resolution ownership and facilitate technical bridge during operational disruption in service or service outages
  • Monitor events, customer support calls in the call tracking system, return calls from customers, enter new incidents or requests into ServiceNow
  • Experience in File Systems, Processes, Performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Manage VIO, Hardware Management Console
  • Experience in system recovery using mksysb image using NIM server and Disaster Recovery
  • Experience in PowerVM of l virtualization services like Shared Ethernet Adapter (SEA), NPIV configuration, virtual SCSI services to multiple VIO servers/client partitions
  • Strong Redhat Linux 5.+ System administration experience
  • Strong understanding of P6/P7 pSeries hardware architectures
Qualifications for AIX administrator
  • Primary caretaker of AIX estate and with focus on continuous improvement
  • Additional support of the RHEL environment
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle and cluster suites
  • 5+ years of experience implementing, troubleshooting, and supporting Infrastructure environments
  • Minimum of 8 years in the IT industry
  • 3+ years AIX

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