OpenVMS Unix Linux Systems Administrator - Job Description
Job Title: OpenVMS and Linux/UNIX Administrator
Location: North Chicago, IL : 60064
Duration: 04:05+ Months (Possibilities of extension)
Recognized as an expert in OpenVMS and Linux/UNIX technologies. Responsible for high:level systems administration, research, planning, design and support of complex enterprise systems. Identifies requirements, builds, tests, deploys and maintains consistent and stable technical operating environment as part of Business and Technology Services. Partners with customers, vendors and other dependent IT domains to ensure successful delivery of business applications and operations. Candidate will spend 80 of time supporting OpenVMS and 20 of time supporting Linux based platforms. Potential for contract to hire.
:Daily operation of OpenVMS and Linux/UNIX based Servers and clusters including monitoring, troubleshooting and break/fix of issues with hardware, operating system, layered software products, and printing.
:Deploy security/bug fixes, patches or upgrades as required to maintain hardware/firmware, operating systems, and layered products
:Conducts proactive capacity planning, performance monitoring, configuration tuning and technology refresh
:Maintain and ensure high:availability on application or server level through clustering or stand:by hosts
:Management of windows servers and applications in support of OpenVMS including HPE
:Insight Remote Support for monitoring and Availability Manager for troubleshooting and repairing OpenVMS clusters and nodes.
:Management of OpenVMS tape libraries
:Support application development team by answering OpenVMS questions, provide
:OpenVMS input to development ideas and issues, provide OpenVMS designs to fit application development and support interfaces to manufacturing equipment.
:Support manufacturing engineering by answering OpenVMS questions and designing interfaces to manufacturing equipment
:Support Service Desk Level 2 agents by supporting the Service Desk OpenVMS interface for user account management and answering OpenVMS questions
:Provide technical support for on:site hardware repairs
:Manage the support contracts for OpenVMS hardware, operating system, layered products and/or other software
:Assists in evaluating new requirements and recommends new processes and standards as appropriate
:Designs, builds, tests and administers software and technical platforms to standards
:Effectively identifies user and technical dependencies, identifies risk, and engages other technical domains to define broader solution sets
:Defines build standards and test standards, guidelines, best practices, and produces metrics as directed
:Participate in 24x7 On:Call rotation
:Participate and/or lead technical projects for OpenVMS
:Use call tracking system to respond to customer requested changes, issues, and enhancement requests.
:Follows applicable change management and quality control processes
:Performs incident and problem analysis and resolves escalated technical problems following established guidelines. Responsible for evaluating outages, reviewing impact of supported systems, and troubleshooting incident resolution
:Define standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics.
:Establishes and maintains system specific documentation and operational procedures within the domain
:Manages and reinforces systems security in accordance with industry best practices and company policy
:Disaster recovery planning and testing as required
:Provides technical thought leadership in both business:as:usual and crisis conditions.
:Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
:Performs other related d