109 days ago on xencore.ch

Unix System Administrator (m/f)

Xencore AG

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Unix System Administrator (m/f)



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 Job Overview:

For our client in Zurich, we are currently looking for a Unix System Administrator (m/f).

The Position:

You will be a member of the Swiss regional Unix team responsible for operations of the company's regional and global Unix environment.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Act as Subject Matter Expert on RedHat Enterprise Linux 3/5/6.

Lead/participate in infrastructure projects

Third Level Support of Sun Solaris and Red Hat Linux distributed server environment liaising with regional and global counterparts

Understand business priorities; adequately prioritize work accordingly to meet business objectives.

Drive for improvements and implement them in regional or global scale.

Communicate and collaborate with other internal partners for designing, planning and coordinating for implementation and ensure work is completed in a timely manner.

You will be expected to drive the execution of innovative solutions.

Write technical documentations for related infrastructure and installs which will include, but not limited to, the following technologies:

Clustering, Filesystem, Volume Manager, Disksuite, ZFS, RHCS

OS: Redhat Linux, Oracle Solaris, Solaris Zones, VMWare,

HW: Sun Fire and enterprise product line, Fujitsu Prime power series, HP DL servers, IBM Blades and SAN/NAS storage

Ad hoc/on-call support during weekdays and weekends is required.

The Requirements:

Our ideal candidates should have the following requisites:

At least 5 years experience in supporting UNIX based distributed computing environment with massive number of servers.

Prior industry experience is not mandatory, though will be considered favourably

Solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating systems both Redhat Linux and Solaris 8/10 are required. Also knowledge of virtualisation technologies, such as Vmware is required

Skills with some at least 2 of the folliwing products are mandatory:

Veritas foundation suite

Veritas Cluster Server

Redhhat Cluster Server


Ability to write scripts in administrative languages (for examples. Tk, Perl, ksh, sh, csh, SQL)

Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing and storage environment concepts and technologies – LAN, WAN, routing protocols, NFS, DNS, NIS, LDAP, SAN, NAS, Fibre Channel, etc.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (German would be an advantage.)

When you apply for this job, your details will go directly to the consultant handling the position. You will receive a confirmation email, and the consultant should be in touch with you within 24 hours.