UNIX Systems Administrator (Open to Remote Workers)

Job Description

Become part of a team that supports a large Enterprise with its critical UNIX Server environment. We utilize multiple technologies to deliver services, including Virtualization, Cloud, Engineered Systems to BAE Systems, Inc. and its customers.

This position is a Tier 3 Sr. UNIX Administrator position. The position requires someone who can handle the design of enterprise level solutions and address problem resolution in a large enterprise environment. Activities will include systems design and maintenance, system alert response and communication with users and other technical staff to provide timely resolution in a dynamic environment.

Systems Engineering Activities Research and identify new solutions technologies that will help meet the goals of System Maintenance Activities

Work closely with remote team members to ensure proper monitoring/support. Work incidents and service requests submitted through a ticketing system. Interact with level 2 support, and also other teams to meet customer requests and deadlines.

Troubleshooting advanced technical problems to identify root cause and solutions to the problem

is required.

Working knowledge and hands on solutions for Solaris and Linux, preferably Red Hat and/or Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle SPARC based systems including Oracle Engineered Systems (ExaData, ZFS, PCA and components)

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Hands on experience with Solaris (9-11) and SPARC based hardware (M Series, T Series)
  • Oracle Engineered Systems Administration aka ExaData, ZFS, PCA Component experience
  • Experience in O/S installation, Software and Patch management
  • Able to debug/troubleshoot hardware issues
  • Must have knowledge on architectural concept regarding console servers for Linux or Solaris (SPARC)
  • Familiar with the configuration and maintenance of server and network hardware and peripherals
  • Hands-on experience of system management, system setup and managing Linux or Solaris based servers as well as configuring them
  • Able to develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
  • Install and configure systems which support infrastructure, hardware
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs etc.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage resources.
  • Six or more years of experience as a Senior level UNIX Administrator managing servers in an enterprise environment consisting of 2,000 or more servers
  • Experience installing, configuring and updating RHEL, Solaris
  • Experience maintaining UNIX and/or puppet automation
  • Experience with VMware, ExaData virtual servers and SPARC hardware preferred
  • Configuring and implementing LDOM's and Zones pertaining to Solaris
  • Writing technical documentation skills including standards, policies and procedures
  • Able to troubleshoot complex issues with hardware and software
  • Able to work independently or with minimal supervision
  • Experience with different types of SAN storage (Isilon, NetApp)
  • Training or certifications in one or more of the following: Solaris, Oracle Engineered Systems (ExaData, ZFS, PCA), RedHat Linux, VMWare, Puppet
  • Candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills and be a self starter.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
9 2+ years with BA or BS
10 5+ years with a BA or BS

Bonus Skills
Puppet Enterprise
Automation Tools/Scripting

Secret clearance or ability to acquire Secret clearance preferred

About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.