System Administrator (Unix)

Best InfoSystems Ltd.
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 4-7 years
  • 30 Nov 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Hardware & Networking, IT/ Technology - Software/ Services, IT/ Technology - Data Center/ Manage Infrastructure Services
Job Description

Understand and use essential tools for handling files, directories, command-line environments, and documentation

* Operate running systems, including booting into different run levels, identifying processes, starting and stopping virtual machines, and controlling services

* Configure local storage using partitions and logical volumes

* Create and configure file systems and file system attributes, such as permissions, encryption, access control lists, and network file systems

* Deploy, configure, and maintain systems, including software installation, update, and core services

* Manage users and groups, including use of a centralized directory for authentication

* Manage security, including basic firewall and SELinux configuration

* Establishes, maintains and manages users Unix accounts. Installs, modifies and maintains systems and utility software on server computer systems. Provides server support related to other software

* Working experience with configuring and deploying VMware ESX on HP ProLiant servers and HP Blade

* Performs troubleshooting as required. Leads problem-solving efforts and other support personnel and/or organizations.

* Manages the day-to-day operations of the servers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained. Applies revisions to host system firmware and software. Works with vendors to assist support activities.


* Technical, analytical and interpersonal skills required

* Red hat certified system administrator (RHCSA) and VMware certified Professional( VCP ) certifications are a plus

* Storage and Linux 6.x experience a plus

* Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite and friendly manner, both written and verbal

* Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a small business environment

* Exposure to cloud related technologies.

* Exposure to patch Management and Root cause analysis is a plus

* Worked in an offshore/onsite engagement model

* Willing to work in rotational Shift and 24/7 support


* Instill customer confidence by working with prospects at both a technical and business level

* Implement complete project life cycle - from capturing customer requirements to delivering solutions on time

* Contribute to practice development by creating reusable components and sharing key project-learnings within the practice

* Execute proof-of-concepts

* Participate in and actively support mentoring relationships within practice


* MCA / BE / BTech

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