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L2 L3 AIX Administrator - West Midlands

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 5-6 months
REF: AIX2323_1601478233
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

L2-L3 AIX Administrator

Our client, a major global IT service provider, requires an experienced L2-L3 AIX Administrator with E2E migration experience to join their team for a 5- 6-month temporary contract starting immediately.

The successful candidate will have strong communication and documentation skills. This is a client facing role so good client facing skills are essential.

This role is based in West Midlands, Gaydon, Coventry with some travel required in West Midlands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and responsible for design, planning successful completion of Installation, configuration and migration
  • Install and configure AIX operating systems and servers
  • Plan and coordinate the testing, and maintenance of AIX systems software and related hardware
  • Create & maintain documentation of AIX hardware and software components and user and operator procedures
  • Oversees and is responsible for migration of AIX servers from AIX 5.x/6.x to AIX 7.2
  • Operational support for the AIX servers related admin activities

Key Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Installing, configuring and maintaining IBM AIX Servers
  • Installation and configuration of HA environment using HACMP or Veritas Cluster
  • Configuration and administration of Logical volume manager
  • Patch and Package administration
  • Configuring and supporting Domains, LPARs, DLPARs, WPARs
  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue
  • Performance Management & fine tuning
  • Experience in System Fault Tolerance Design, and AIX system Disaster recovery planning
  • Experience with Server Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching
  • Migration using NIM

Experience on following will be added advantage:

  • NIM
  • DNS
  • LDAP
  • Monitoring Tools (like HP Openview & IBM Tivoli)