Senior AIX-SAN Server Analyst

Company Name Green Shield Canada (view profile)
Location Windsor, Canada
Date Posted April 12, 2018
Category Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment
Job Type Full-Time

Description

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES
· Provide production support for our current install base of physical and virtual based IBM Power and Storage technologies. This includes installing, patching, monitoring, optimizing, and maintaining the infrastructure.
· Implementation of new projects, environments, capacity add, and major release builds.
· Responsible for capacity planning for the AIX and Storage infrastructure.
· Responsible for AIX and Storage systems disaster recovery planning, procedures, and testing.
· Responsible for AIX and Storage systems vulnerability assessments and remediation.
· Maintain documentation for configurations, operations, support process, and troubleshooting procedures.
· Manage vendor relationships for maintenance and support of existing systems. Also, leverage these relationships to explore new technologies.
· Collaborate closely with other IT and business teams in the development and implemention of new solutions following the GSC project delivery processes.
· Responsible to comply with corporate IT and Security policies.
· Provide 24x7 on-call support on a rotating basis.
· The ability to work occasional early or late shifts to support changes.
· Occasional travel will be required.

COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
A university degree or college diploma in Computer Science or a related discipline.
· Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in Enterprise class IT environments.
· Experience with the following is required:
o IBM Power Servers with AIX Operating Systems including Hardware Management Console
o IBM PowerHA SystemMirror
o Virtualization including PowerVM and VIO systems
o Cisco MDS and Nexus Switches including FC and FCoE protocols
o IBM Spectrum Virtualize including Storwize Systems and FlashSystems
· Experience with the following will be an asset:
o Shell scripting, Flashcopy skills
o Commvault data protection
o Infoprint Manager
o BeyondTrust Privileged Access Management
o Linux Server Operating Systems (installing, patching, monitoring, optimizing, etc)
· Experience with the following: transaction processing, Oracle relational database, SAN infrastructure, collaboration, remote access, backup & recovery, system management technologies, and Windows based computing.
· Experience deploying software and performing configuration management.
· Experience with installation, configuration management, and maintenance of application software, computer hardware, peripherals, networks, and systems communications.
· Clear and effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate to all levels of internal and external customers.
· Excellent planning, organizing, and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
· Possess strong analytical skills and the ability to creatively develop solutions to problems.
· Must be a team player with the ability to work independently in a rapidly changing environment.
· Bilingual French/English would be an asset.

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