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AIX Administrator

Location: Redhill, Surrey, England Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

AIX Administrator

My client is a leading software house in the Redhill area who are looking to recruit an AIX Administrator to join a busy team of 5.

As an AIX Administrator you will have solid experience of looking after IBM hardware as well looking after a small AIX estate's of power servers.

As an AIX Administrator you will receive the following benefits:

  • 25 days' holiday, rising to 27 days depending on length of service
  • Relaxed and friendly working environment with flexible working conditions, subject to role and business needs;
  • Free onsite parking;
  • Private Pension Scheme;
  • Private Medical Health Care for employees and their families (after completion of probationary period)
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Support from some of the best software developers in the UK and unparalleled market knowledge
  • Exposure to an impressive client list across the Utilities sector
  • Organic fruit, snacks, cola and Ice cream in abundance!
  • Generous company contribution towards monthly team social activities
  • Working hours are 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday working between 08:30 and 18:30 (generally 09:00 - 17:30) with one hour for lunch, based in Redhill (3 days onsite / 2 days WFH)

AIX Administartor Responsibilties:

  • AIX Administrator, to be responsible for the day to day operations of approximately 40 LPARS consisting production, DR and test instances.
  • Experience in supporting IBM AIX 7 and IBM Power server technologies in a business infrastructure environment is a must as is systems management using IBM virtualisation technologies (VIO). NIM would be useful but not essential.
  • Practice of administering and supporting multiple systems in a complex and distributed environment, including the day-to-day management of resources and issues including experience of using monitoring tools.
  • The ability of install and support Oracle RDBMS and Application Servers (specifically Forms and Reports) would be highly desirable.
  • Any working knowledge and experience of relevant scripting or automation practices in an enterprise environment would be advantageous.
  • Experience of performance management, capacity planning and reporting techniques against business-critical systems.
  • Experience of supporting Microsoft server technologies is desirable.
  • Demonstrates positive behaviours, shows ownership and responsibility of tasks to completion with good communication skills.

AIX Administrator Essential Skills:

  • Experience of VIO installation, administration and patching
  • Experience of AIX installation, administration and patching
  • Experience of IBM Power Server installation, administration and firmware flashing
  • Experience IBM hardware firmware upgrades and
  • Experience of production of high-quality documentation to company standards
  • Understanding security within the context of the role
  • Experience of task automation/system monitoring via scripting
  • Excellent communication skills via verbal, non-verbal and written correspondence.
  • Oracle RDBMS administration
  • Oracle Application Server administration
  • Experience of dealing with external or internal customers
  • Degree educated in a computing-based degree or equivalent work experience

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