Solaris Administrator Job Description

Solaris Administrator Job Description

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Solaris administrator provides technical and infrastructure support services for Solaris OS based servers and systems, including but not limited to Systems Administration of UNIX (Solaris), DNSSec, SFTP and other Solaris based services.

Solaris Administrator Duties & Responsibilities

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Individual must work closely with different Line of Business (LOB) to bring resolution to all issues and perform proactive duties such as patch management and software upgrades
Must be able to work independently with a group while being expected to mentor and train junior staff
Perform duties following all JPMC standards regarding engagement, change management and escalations
Required to escalate issues to vendors and provide root cause analysis and incident reports
The position requires shared on-call availability
The candidate will be responsible for providing core hours and after-hours/on-call support
Collaborate and work with Engineering team to develop technical solutions, plans and configuration, in response to requirements from Business and Application teams
Track and drive patch management for all middleware software
Provide problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of incidents communicate status updates to leadership and external customers on high-visibility issues
Candidate will be expected to maintain Oracle SuperCluster M7

Solaris Administrator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Solaris Administrator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, II, IAT, SAN, RH200, VCP5-DCV, SCSA, UNIX, CND, RHEL

Education for Solaris Administrator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the solaris administrator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Technical, Communication, Administration, Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Military

Skills for Solaris Administrator

Desired skills for solaris administrator include:

Fundamental concepts and technologies associated with Solaris Operating Systems
Integration with operating systems
OS clustering
Partitioning
Virtualization and storage administration
Red Hat 7
Red Hat and CentOS 6
Solaris 10
OS security best practices and experience with the Secure Technical Implementation Guide process
AIX and Solaris hardware

Desired experience for solaris administrator includes:

5+ years of experience with Veritas Products such as VCS, VxVM, VxFS
Ability to document and deliver small-to-medium scale projects with minimal supervision
Ability to mentor and train junior technical staff
Understanding of backup process, system monitoring, performance tuning, disaster recovery, and scripting for Linux/Solaris
Knowledge of HP/Dell/Oracle understanding is a plus
Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on Linux/Solaris Server

Solaris Administrator Examples

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Solaris Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a solaris administrator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for solaris administrator
  • Candidate will be expected to analyze current enterprise resources and makes recommendations for capacity planning and performance tuning
  • Candidate must have experience with SAN storage technologies
  • Candidates will be expected to analyze and troubleshoot Solaris SPARC and Linux Systems
  • Candidates will be expected to develop and test SW fixes in a lab environment with operationally representative testbeds
  • Responsible for Administering Cold Fusion (9 and/or 11) on Solaris (10, 11), Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, Suse)
  • Installing, configuring, patching, upgrading
  • Troubleshooting/diagnosing issues
  • Configuring JRun connectors and J2EE
  • Installing, configuring, patching, troubleshooting tomcat
  • Setup Sybase, DB2, MySQL, MSSQL data sources
Qualifications for solaris administrator
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on Linux/Solaris Server Administration in a production environment
  • 5-7 + years of Redhat, RedHat clustering experience
  • Administration in a production environment
  • Sun Solaris ( like T3, A1000, D1000 etc)
  • Jumpstart
  • Graduate from Information Technology, Engineering or Science School
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Solaris Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of solaris 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 solaris administrator
  • Maintaining and administering Oracle iPlanet 7 on Solaris
  • Administer and setup Apache 2.2/2.4
  • Work with multi-tiered clustered environments
  • Assisting onsite technical staff in migrating code from older versions of Cold Fusion to CF 11 baseline, from older Sun Solaris hardware to new T5-2 hardware
  • Helping onsite staff to take advantage of opportunities that come while moving from a single service/server model to a cluster/multi-server model for redundancy and performance purposes
  • Serves as the lead specialist on Solaris issues and provide team coordination
  • Provide technical and infrastructure support services for Solaris OS based servers and systems, including but not limited to Systems Administration of UNIX (Solaris), DNSSec, SFTP and other Solaris based services
  • Administers and configures network hardware and software resources, such as servers, DNS, databases, and provides protocol and connectivity support to developers of web-enabled applications
  • Develops, monitors, and maintains utilities and procedures to perform periodic maintenance, backups, shutdowns, recoveries, and diagnostics
  • Evaluates, recommends, and installs software and hardware to facilitate and monitor network throughput and control load balancing
Qualifications for solaris administrator
  • Fluency in Japaness is mandatory, both written and verbal, JN1 is plus
  • At least 5 years' experience with Solaris10
  • Experienced Solaris system administrator with very strong Solaris and Red Hat Linux skills and experience
  • Position onsite Sterling Heights, MI
  • Specializing in Redhat Linux and Solaris OS' with experience in Redhat Satellite server operations
  • Relevant experience in server support -- 6+ years in Sun Solaris Server Administrator
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Solaris Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of solaris 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 solaris administrator
  • Establishes, tests, and maintains disaster recovery plans
  • Creates, edits, and maintains system documentation
  • Follows established customer’s configuration management policy and procedures in the administration of the customer’s Solaris systems
  • Configure ACAS (Security Center) and NESSUS to manage Solaris server patches
  • Deploy SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) on all Solaris servers to comply with security STIGS
  • SPLUNK implementation/maintenance for Solaris servers
  • Resolve Solaris tickets assigned to Tier II and work with Tier III for issue resolution
  • Monitor external interface logs and interfaces
  • Monitor and administer HBSS on Solaris servers
  • To take the patch from a vendor, test on a couple of systems, wrap into a script so that can be deployed to hundreds of systems, write some testing and evidence and upload to internal deployment system so that it can be deployed
Qualifications for solaris administrator
  • 3-4 years experience on Veritas volume Manager and Veritas cluster
  • 1-2 years Knowledge of using EMC DMX-3/Clariion CX-3 Storage Frames
  • Solaris experience required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in systems administration and support
  • Certification or working knowledge in Host Based Security System (HBSS)
  • Knowledge of Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) (system scanning tool)
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Solaris Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of solaris 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 solaris administrator
  • Maintain work instructions required to reinstall an application, rebuild a server, setup or delete a user account
  • Implementation of Cyber tools
  • Provides technical support and hardware and software expertise for the CIT Unix Hosting team to ensure that they operate accurately and efficiently in response to user requirements in an enterprise environment
  • Provides Unix systems support in an enterprise production 24x7 environment, with rotating on-call duties
  • Required experience scripting (perl, KSH, CSH, python) – 1yr junior, 3 years mid
  • Tracks status of all problems within the Unix hosting environment, through resolution
  • Reviews monitoring logs for problem identification and reports issues according to documented processes and suggests resolutions
  • Builds new Solaris, and Linux Systems
  • Provides audit information and reviews to ensure compliance and remediates findings when necessary
  • Leading the process of designing and implementation of changes and integration of new / existing OSS and Network Elements within telecommunication networks
Qualifications for solaris administrator
  • Selected candidate must have an active DOD 8570 Security+ certification or must successfully complete such certification within 30 days of hire
  • Domain experience with GEOINT processing systems and familiarity with AF Distributed Common Ground Systems (AF DCGS) is a plus
  • Experience with Solaris clusters and using the JumpStart Enterprise Tool kit (JET) for Oracle Solaris
  • A good understanding of Zone Administration and ZFS Administration
  • Candidate should have availability to travel in support of site deliveries
  • Ability to work in a team environment with proficient written and communication skills
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Solaris Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a solaris 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 solaris administrator
  • Maintaining inventory database, technical drawings, site documentation updates
  • Testing the procedures in the lab environment, providing inputs to change designers
  • Cooperation with service delivery teams in terms of incident, problem and change management
  • Act as technical expert to provide solutions as part of problem management process
  • Continuous improvement in process workflows, project management reporting
  • Provide training / knowledge share to delivery teams on new integrations and functionalities delivered
  • Definition of backup/recovery procedures and preventive maintenance toward system administrator
  • System upgrade planning, coordination and on-site assistance, acceptance tests
  • Participate in on-call duty service
  • Liaise with customers and/or vendors as point of contact at technical level
Qualifications for solaris administrator
  • We have an exciting technical environment with many opportunities for challenging work, professional growth, career path potential, and training in state-of-the-art tools/technologies
  • Bachelor's degree and 10 plus years of experience
  • Individual should hold at least four years of related experience in a medium to large Solaris OS distributed and computing environment
  • Individual should hold a BS in Computer Science or related field
  • A successful candidate will be a member of a team supporting a large Solaris (physical and virtualized) environment
  • Solaris Zones/Containers

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