Job #: 991

Title: Senior Solaris Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Function:

  • Engineer
  • Specialty:

  • Unix
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $100-125
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 8 months ago

    We need to find a solid Solaris administrator with expert knowledge of Solaris 10, LDOMs (EXPERT LEVEL), LDAP, ZFS, someone who can take full ownership of the servers and applications running on it. Environment needs a lot of love and care, so need to find someone with good work ethics

    Infrastructure team is seeking a Senior Solaris administrator to look after mission critical Unix environment. This is a highly visible role, essential for daily business operations. Person will be responsible for ensuring systems stability, proactive maintenance, application releases, and end user support on a daily basis.


    Major Responsibilities:


    First and Last line of support for Unix related inquiries and issues
    Build and deploy Solaris packages for internally developed and third party applications
    Monitor, analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve system related and user reported issues
    Build, configure, patch, and maintain Solaris 10 physical servers and Solaris Logical Domains (LDOMs)
    Configure Unix File systems (UFS), Zeta File System (ZFS), NFS and SAN attached devices
    Address hardware and software issues, escalate problems within the team and external vendors.
    Coordinate hardware break fix activities with support engineers
    Maintain backup infrastructure, ensure successful completion of backup jobs on a daily basis and troubleshoot failures, send backup tapes off site, complete data restore requests in a timely manner
    Provide Unix support for application development teams with application builds, packaging, configuration changes, releases, HA and Disaster Recovery testing
    Participate in annual BCP/DR testing
    Perform data center duties (server racking/cabling/moves)
    Manage DNS, LDAP, Postfix, NFS and other infrastructure core services
    Take full ownership of the environment and become the main point of contact for infrastructure and development teams
    Comply with internal policies, procedures, and audit recommendations
    Perform other duties as assigned
    Required Qualifications:


    ·         Must have 7+ years of hands-on experience managing Solaris systems

    ·         Expert knowledge and solid experience with:

    o   Solaris 10 Operating System, application and hardware provisioning/maintenance.

    o   Solaris LDOMs virtualization

    o   Server technologies, Storage Area Networks, Backup Management Systems and system security

    o   NetBackup administration

    o   LDAP/Kerberos/Mail administration

    ·         Must be able to build and manage Solaris packages

    ·         Experience managing Sun/Oracle (T4, T5, M300, M10) servers

    ·         Experience with NetApp hardware is preferred

    ·         IT project management and organizational skills.

    ·         Very good interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills.

    ·         Must be able to multitask, work in high stress environment and be flexible with work shifts.

    ·         Must be available for off hours and weekend support

    ·         Take personal accountability and ownership, go above and beyond assigned duties to ensure prompt issues resolution, client satisfaction, and the overall improvement in quality of service delivery

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