This role is performed by technical professionals who specialize in providing perform services to clients on hardware and software components. Activities include operation and maintenance of operating systems across multiple platforms, middleware applications, various database technologies, high availability solutions and load balancing. Job responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following: operation and maintenance of operating systems and platform support, database administration, capacity planning, performance management, security compliance. Support is also provided for systems management tools which monitor the operational status of the environment. The employee focuses on individual/team/department/ operational objectives.Skills:Environment:Professional knowledge related to incumbent's department or function.Communication/Negotiation:Engaged as an independent professional. Ability to articulate and compare alternatives approaches. Negotiate with specified objectives.Problem Solving:Recognize problems related to project objectives. Creativity and judgment applied to professional technical, or operational problems. Independently generates solutions, based on analytical skills & business knowledge. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes to enhance andimprove or develop complementary adjustments /solutions.Contribution/Leadership:Works on special projects, or leads small teams, or manages routine technical/ operational activities or departments (national or international). Understands departmental mission and vision. Provides advice in technical/operational domain of specialization. Generally controls own work priorities and methods requiring tradeoffs.Impact on Business/Scope:Accountable for individual or team, or department results, and for the impact of the results on functional activities. Participates in overall departmental program planning. May have budgetary responsibility. Contributes by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses.
Experience working with AIXUnderstanding of backup process, system monitoring, performance tuning, disaster recovery, and scripting for AIX / VIOExperience in a large enterprise environment with thousands of servers.Experience with Enterprise level Change/Incident/Problem ManagementMust have knowledge of IBM P6/P7Experience with all IBM AIX releases.Experience with IBM VIOs.Experience with managing AIX patches and iFixesExperience with creating and managing volume groups, logical volumes and filesystems using AIX's logical volume managerExperience with configuring TCP/IP including management of static routesExperience with tuning IO, VMO and TCP/IPExperience with AIX's Network Installation Manager. Using NIM to restore mksysb backups, migrating OS levels, booting to maintenance, etc.Experience with building and configuring PowerHA SystemMirror version 7 clusters.
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