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Job Listing: Sr. Unix (Linux) System Administrator (Jersey City, NJ)

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http://feedproxy.google.com – Job Code: SN-0930 Title: Sr. Unix (Linux) System Administrator Location: Jersey City, NJ Employment Type: Contract to Permanent Start Date: 11/1/2009 # of openings: 1 Years of Experience: 5+ Education Required: BSCS or Related Pay range: $90-100k + bonus (appr 25-30%) Travel Required: No Background Check: Yes Drug Testing: Yes General Description • Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and tuning of UNIX hardware and software systems. • Perform system-debugging tasks. • Provide application support on the UNIX systems. • Work individually or in a team on various system projects related to UNIX, Storage, and Application support. • Work first, second, third shift in rotation. • Supervises and provides technical guidance to the Staff in the operation, systems administration and control of the GIS systems environment • Directs and checks other SA and Operator’s work and assists with scheduling and administration Specific Responsibilities • Prepares installs, and implement UNIX (SuSE Linux) and AIX operating software and associated components. • Develops test plans for implementing new software or new releases of software. • Thoroughly test hardware and software upgrades and if necessary works off shift hours to accomplish the testing. • Debugs and corrects installed UNIX operating system software as required. • Applies maintenance to system software as required. • Debugs and applies corrective maintenance to system software as required. • Documents and notifies Developers and Business Analysts of software and hardware upgrades. • Tunes system software for peak performance and availability. • Assists Developers with high level problem program debugging and correction. • Provides end user and Developers support via Customer Support. • Provides off shift on call support for production system support. • Makes system hardware and software recommendations as required. • Assist in evaluating new applications software. • Provides technical training for Information Technology personnel as needed. • Configure and document backup and restore procedures. • Maintains UNIX Disaster Recovery Plan and actively participate in Technology and Business Recovery activities. • Provides support for 3rd Party Customers to support ongoing service hosting objectives. • Stays abreast with technical and operational tools and knowledge required to perform assigned duties. Qualifications Required • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least five (5) or more years experience in systems administration and computer operations, with increasing administrative and leadership responsibilities or an equivalent in education and work experience. • Requires extensive knowledge and experience in all facets of computer operations, systems administration, decision-making, strong judgment, management skills and a considerable aptitude in human relations. Summary of Skills Required • 5+ years of Linux experience (Suse Linux). • 2+ years of AIX experience. • 3+ years of shell scripting experience. Jack H. Karamanoukian VP of Professional Services Quorum Technical Services, Inc. 600 Sylvan Avenue Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 p. 201.569.3050 ext 103 f. 201.569.8040 efax. 201.586.0336 w. http://www.quorumhq.com (Distributions)