Sr Unix Solaris Admin
Alpha Omega Integration, LLC., a Virginia Business Best Places to work for 2012-19, along with recognition such as the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50, and the Vanguard Top Service Company Award is actively seeking passionate leaders to join our team, support our nation s government agencies, and make a difference. We are seeking a highly motivated, customer-oriented Sr. Solaris Unix Administrator to join our team. The selected candidate will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data center operation supporting NOAA major financial application support system located in Largo, MD. This is a strategically important position that will have a large impact on an already successful organization. Position Description : We are seeking a Sr. Solaris Unix Administrator to perform systems administration with great emphasis on Oracle Solaris OS version 11.3 and 11.4. and Red Hat Linux OS version 7.x This position is also required to perform storage administration tasks for various leading SAN technologies using fiber, NFS and iSCSI protocols. The environment hosts standard enterprise applications as well as weather industry and NOAA specific applications. Fault Tolerance and High Availability technologies are employed extensively to ensure reliability. The successful candidate should have experience installing, configuring and maintaining virtual and standalone servers running on Solaris OS and RHEL and for day-to-day operations administration. Required support includes but is not limited to : Provision and manage SPARC platforms for the Oracle Solaris OS. Provision and manage x86 hardware and RHEL operating system Provision and manage SAN infrastructure which includes SAN switches and various SAN storage appliances like Oracle SAN and ZFS appliance, DELL SC arrays, and HP EVA storage arrays. Provision and manage applications based on LAMP, or other frameworks Provision and manage new and existing virtualization platforms in a VMWare vSphere environment Provision and manage Oracle PDOMs, LDOMs and zones/containers. Provision, present and manage internal and external storage using LVM Manage changes for enterprise DNS using BIND Manage infrastructure services like NTP and Sendmail Develop and document processes for server installs, upgrades, and other repetitive tasks Perform configuration management, risk analysis, contingency planning and work with designated security staff to conduct security reviews and audits Provide 24x7 on-call support for systems administration Perform RPM or OS patch upgrades during off-hours scheduled maintenance. Participate in a team environment to provide input, meet established objectives, lead individual projects, and share in team success Participate in technical working groups consisting of Government stakeholders and other groups designed to facilitate collaboration and technical concurrence of requirements, reviews, issues and resolutions, and technical direction as necessary Manage and provide technical support of server hardware and software tools Perform firmware upgrades for all supported and managed hardware. Required Qualifications : 6-8 years of experience managing Unix platforms running a combination of applications such as Apache, Weblogic, Bind, MYSQL, POSTGRES, Oracle databases and various other open source applications 6-8 years of experience supporting applications using LAMP, or similar application frameworks 6-8 years of experience supporting logical storage administration 5+ years experience with system monitoring tools (Nagios and Solarwinds monitoring) 5+ years of experience with virtualization such as KVM, VMWare and containers Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent Customer Service skills Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities along with horizontal integration skills Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or related field (ie, EE, CPE, MIS, IT) or equivalent experience Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. US Citizenship and must continuously resided in the United States for the last two years Job Requirements: Sr. Solaris Unix Administrator to perform systems administration with great emphasis on Oracle Solaris OS version 11.3 and 11.4. and Red Hat Linux OS version 7.x This position is also required to perform storage administration tasks for various leading SAN technologies using fiber, NFS and iSCSI protocols. The environment hosts standard enterprise applications as well as weather industry and NOAA specific applications. Fault Tolerance and High Availability technologies are employed extensively to ensure reliability.