IF Recruitment Ltd
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Location - Edinburgh
Duration - 12 months
Rates - circa £400 p/d
Migration - UNIX Specialist

UNIX Server Administrator who has experience of a large financial services organisation, required to work as part of a project team responsible for migrating servers from old, out of support SAN switches and storage arrays to new SAN infrastructure. The position requires a skilled IT Professional who can work as part of a team, as an individual and with 3rd Party Suppliers and Customer Teams to deliver host remediation and SAN migrations. The position requires the successful candidate to be able to work with the Solutions Architect and the Project Manager to define migration approaches and identify and overcome technical challenges. The position will be within the customer UNIX support team, but focusing on supporting the SAN migration project. A significant part of the role will be to check server health pre and post SAN migrations during migration events.

Required Skills
· Advanced Administrative experience of a wide range of UNIX Operating System Versions on a variety of hardware platforms, including; Solaris, RedHat Linux, HP-UX and AIX
· Patch Management and Upgrades
· Application installation, configuration and trouble shooting
· Installation, configuration and upgrading of clusters; in particular using Veritas Cluster Server
· SAN Storage Migrations using host based methods in particular VCS for disk mirroring
· Host discovery and investigation; data collection and analysis for O/S and application configuration and, particularly, compatibility with SAN components
· EMC Host Software installation and troubleshooting - Powerpath, Solutions Enabler
· Experience of creating Sequence of Events for changes and inputting to detail change management processes
· Checks for dual paths and other problems prior to and post SAN migrations
· Available for significant weekend and Out of Hours work

· Oracle (various versions), RMAN and ASM
· EMC Host Grabs; running and analysing
· EMC EMC Open Migrator, EMC Open Replicator
· Host Scripting and Scheduling

Not Essential
· SAN Storage Provisioning including SRDF and BCVs
· IP Network Administration
· Other Host Operating Systems Experience - Windows, ESX
· Networker and NetBackup scheduling and troubleshooting

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