AIX System Administrator in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/27/2021

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AIX System Administrator Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an AIX System Administrator for an opportunity with a client in Charlotte, NC. The manager wants a candidate with capacity planning experience.


  • Leads and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of complex system engineering activities involving cross-functional technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities
  • Responsible for components of highly complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities
  • Viewed as a technology subject matter expert
  • Provide and communicate complex technology solutions across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and/or vendors
  • Have responsibility for multiple complex projects

Required Skills:

  • Experience doing Monthly and quarterly server checks
  • Heavy Infrastructure experience
  • AIX Admin with Capacity Planning experience
  • Must have hands on experience working with AIX Virtualization (Configure various AIX Virtualization concepts like NPIV, VSCSI, VSEA) , Building and Supporting Power HA clusters
  • Must have experience supporting large enterprise systems.
  • Experience with Performance tuning and troubleshooting critical Production Systems
  • Primarily skilled in AIX and any secondary skill set of Redhat Linux is a plus
  • Experience doing capacity planning for a large project.
  • Experience doing Capacity Optimization
  • Senior level experience Primarily with IBM AIX OS
  • Experience with Redhat Linux OS is a plus
  • Ability to Recommend, design, develop, and implement software and hardware solutions
  • Provide Operating System technical and break/fix level support
  • Shell scripting and automation skills
  • Expertise in AIX V6.1 and V7.1, NIM, AIX Virtualization, PowerHA, RHEL6 and 7, Redhat Clustering, VMware Technology
  • Installation and configuration of VIOS and client configurations
  • Familiarity with pSeries AIX server models, HMC Consoles
  • Responsible for AIX, VIO, microcode, and firmware upgrades
  • Proficient in performing OS administration tasks on RHEL 6+ running on ESX virtualized servers
  • In depth Linux knowledge required, including LVM, clustering and SAN multipathing.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to debug and troubleshoot network, performance and software issues
  • Knowledge of SAN based disk solutions and their configurations
  • Familiarity with tools like BladeLogic, DNT, ESM, vsphere client is a huge plus
  • Ability to work independently but also must be strong in team partnership
  • Work a flexible schedule, with 24 hour oncall pager and weekend overnight work expected
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organization skills
  • 10+ years of systems engineering experience

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.