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Solaris Engineer urgently required to join a leading financial services company in the city to provide support and
systems administration across business critical, high availability Solaris 10 systems
The successful Solaris engineer will have experience across Solaris 10 (Zones, ZFS), x86 & SPARC Hardware and
extensive java web application servers and related technologies within a Financial Services environment.
Key technologies required for this Solaris Engineer role includes;
J ava Web Application servers (GlassFish, Tomcat, Apache, Squid, Sun Application Server)
Solaris 10 (Zones, ZFS, Resource Management)
X86 & Sparc Hardware
Sun Cluster, Veritas Cluster or other high availability technologies
Scripting (Perl or shell)
Additional experience around Networking, Internet technologies and PKI, security & encryption would be highly
J ob Description:
Unix System Administrator - Solaris - ZFS - Cloud - Debian - Ubuntu - Linux
I am currently recruiting for a Unix System Administrator contractor on behalf of a leading global Broadcasting
organisation. The role will be London based for an initial 3 month contract.
The successful candidate will ideally have an excellent understanding of the Solaris Unix environment and be
experienced using the command line. Extensive knowledge of standard system tools with the ability to use them to
automate complex system tasks. Experience in a large network environments with good understanding of network
fundamentals is essential as is knowledge of network file systems and storage options.
The ideal Unix System Administrator will have:
*Experience with Solaris (9 and above) to manage the Solaris estate
*Experience with Hardware (Oracle SPARC/x86/Dell/HP) analysis to identify break-fix and install should the need
*Experience with current versions of Debian and Ubuntu Linux is required as most projects are now using this.
*A basic understanding of storage concepts.
*Some Cisco IOS skills or and a firm understanding of network topologies and the OSI model.
*Solid background in virtualisation KVM mainly, VMware knowledge also desirable.
*Experience with the build, distribution, installation, and maintenance of Open Source tools. This could include the
ability to compile your own packages from source.
*Ability to configure and manage the following services and applications: DNS (bind), DHCP, IMAP (dovecot),
SMTP (sendmail), HTTP (Apache), SQUID, haproxy, IP Tables.
*Shell Scripting knowledge (bash/ksh/sh) is a must.
*SQL experience (prefer MySQL).
*Knowledge of Directory services LDAP/NiS as we are due to migrate from NIS > LDAP.
· Installs, maintains and upgrades internal computer hardware and software systems used for designing and
developing company products
· Controls user access and passwords
· Proposes and implements systems enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system
· Monitors usage and performance
· Trains personnel on system usage
· Troubleshoots server, software and hardware issues
· Assists with recommending, scheduling and implementing system hardware and/or software upgrades or repairs
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· Researches, evaluates and recommends software and hardware products
· Supports Web access and electronic messaging services, and maintains a secure systems environment
· Provides new hardware specifications to users based on application needs and anticipated growth
· Other related duties assigned as needed

Bachelor's degree in technical discipline or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience as
required for the specific job level

· Knowledge of operating systems and related utilities and hardware in a multi-flavor Unix environment
· 3-5 years of experience working with Solaris and/or Redhat
· Knowledge of TCP/IP
· Knowledge of network monitoring and tools
· Knowledge of technical writing principles and practices
· Skill to effectively analyze and solve problems
· Skill in software installation and maintenance
· Ability to work independently as well as with a team
· Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, vendors, clients and public
====================================Senior UNIX Administrator - Solaris (PCK333-263677) Fort Worth,
Senior Solaris Administrator with a secondary role of AIX/Linux administration
• Primary roll will be maintaining Solaris environment in a 7x24 environment
• Symantec Cluster management including upgrades, maintenance and troubleshooting
• Configuring and maintaining Solaris 10 Global zones and local zones in a cluster environment
• Performance monitoring, tuning, finding bottlenecks
• Problem determination and root cause analysis
• Preparation, execution and planning of UNIX DR activities
• Patching servers, firmware maintenance, operating system upgrades, and maintaining software stack
• Driving issues that relate to operating system, and working with other GS organizations
• Automation of daily tasks with scripts and Blade logic
• Capacity management using OS tools and CiRBA
• Secondary role will be administration of AIX and Linux environment
• Serving on-call rotation
• Solaris server builds, J umpstart server management and certification of OS and software stack.
• Storage management with VERITAS and SVM volume manager
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• Ability to work independently and drive issues to resolution taking ownership
• 10+ years of experience with Solaris 8/9/10 operating systems
• 5+ years of proven experience with VERITAS clusters, along with local zone management in clusters
• Flexibility to participate in on-call rotation
• Ability to juggle to multiple assignment in complex and stringent environment
• Blade logic and CiRBA experience is a strong plus
• 5+ years in AIX or Linux administration
• Must be a senior level Solaris Administrator and able to manage complex environment independently
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J ob Description

J PMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: J PM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and
operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers,
small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.

Global Service Operations (GSO) is a global team comprised of Distributed Server Services, Global Storage
Technologies, product management, and middleware & messaging. GSO is responsible for managing the firm's global
storage portfolio and global GTI Server portfolio of 25,000+ servers across plan, build and operate. The organization
drives product management, engineering standards and productivity initiatives for server across the firm, as well as
managing selected application services, including web hosting, middleware, source code management and database

In the role of Linux/Solaris System Administrator, you will be responsible for providing 24x7 support in a
heterogenous environment Linux/Solaris. The environment consists of backup application; Veritas Netbackup, TSM,
Tivoli, Netcool, Autosys, MQ Middleware, Keon, Instrumentation, and SAN/Storage servers. Individual must work
closely with different LOBs to bring resolution to all issues and perform proactive duties such as patch management
and software upgrades. Must be able to work independently as well as with a group. Perform duties following all
J PMC standards regarding engagement, change management and escalations. Required to escalate to vendors and
provide root cause analysis and incident reports. Provide timely resolution to break/fix issues.

Minimum of 7 years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on Linux/Solaris Server
Administration in a production environment.
Advanced knowledge of Redhat, RedHat clustering
Advanced knowledge of Veritas Products such as VCS, VxVM, VxFS
Advanced troubleshooting knowledge to also include Application support
Understanding of security best practices for multi-tiered operating systems
Advanced scripting abilities in Shell and Perl preferred
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Understanding of backup process, system monitoring, performance tuning, disaster recovery, and scripting for
Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to develop strong client relationships
Familiarity with monitoring tools such as Tivoli / Net-SNMP.
Ability to work under pressure
Knowledge of HP/Dell/Oracle understanding is a plus
Knowledge of MS Suite a plus
Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience