Unix-Linux Administrator in Boston, MA at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/19/2020

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a Unix/Linux Administrator to join their team in Boston, MA.

Within this role, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership across Enterprise Infrastructure.

This role supports key project driven initiatives, as well as operational tasks to maintain the integrity of infrastructure environment.


  • Perform Solaris and Red Hat Linux Server system administration, including installation and customization
  • Assist Level 1 & 2 Support staff members on complex Server and application type technology problems
  • Share in a rotating coverage schedule for off-hours and weekend emergency situations/planned maintenance, which includes remote system access, as well as Disaster Recovery Testing and initiatives
  • Assist with key projects and deliverable related to the infrastructure environment
  • Support and coordinate scheduling and execution of system maintenance, release updates, upgrades, and/or new technology deployments adhering to company’s standard change management protocol
  • Actively strives to keep Standards documents, Process and Procedures documents, and Baseline documents up to date with emerging industry standards
  • Initiate changes through Change Management to address issues proactively and can effectively delegate work to others to complete like activities
  • Align risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately


  • A Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Able to work independently or with a cross departmental team
  • Experience with Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas Clusters
  • Experience working and configuring Solaris Operating Systems (Solaris 10,11)
  • Knowledge of Operating System patch and Vulnerability Management
  • Experience with Oracle SPARC T4 T5 server Sparc
  • Administration of Data Storage, Solaris 10,11 Zones and Networking configuration
  • Knowledge on servers with ZPOOL/ZFS
  • Knowledge for Geographical Disaster Recovery Environments
  • Able to manage and support day to activities for user administration file creation expansion, etc.
  • Experience working with Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
  • Knowledge for LDOM and CDOM configuration and Troubleshooting
  • Able to manage and configure/implementation of Global and non-global Zone
  • Able to train junior staff members in Linux/Unix fundamentals and writing basic documentation
  • Able to troubleshoot and track complex system problems, using all available resources (Vendor support, online documentation) to completion
  • Knowledge of most aspects of Linux/Unix Systems administration
  • Must be customer focused and understand the Systems Administration needs of the Organization
  • Knowledge of Solaris and Linux Operating Systems and VMware platform strongly desired
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