Location: Eastern Provinc
Unix System Administrator
The Solaris/Unix Systems Administrator will serve as part of the team responsible for supporting and monitoring the Solaris/Unix Infrastructure; which includes Solaris 10 and 11 servers using Oracle branded hardware and storage and a variety of Linux servers.
The Solaris/Unix Systems Administrator will be assigned and become responsible for problems or conditions that exist in the enterprise that are indicated by our monitoring systems or customer initiated requests. They will take 1st level actions to determine the nature of and resolve the problem/issue, document the same.
The Solaris/Unix Systems Administrator will be responsible for understanding and operating the tools used to monitor, update and backup the Solaris/Unix based environment resources. In addition they will work with the Operations Team Leads and other Operations Administrators on the implementation of any planned changes, upgrades or patching of the Solaris operating systems and Oracle storage arrays.
The Solaris/Unix Systems Administrator will be involved in server planning, building (both Solaris and Linux) and storage provisioning. Also they will monitor and verify that appropriate patches and firmware are properly distributed on a scheduled basis.
The Solaris/Unix Systems Administrator will provide feedback and help tune system operational and support procedures (SOSP) for the client environment. Additionally, they will be required to execute any daily operational, troubleshooting and support procedures required to maintain the environment and also execute daily and weekly tasks to report on operational parameters.
Education and Experience Required:
3 – 5 years of technical experience and Solaris Certification or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study; without a degree, two additional years of relevant professional experience (5-7 years in total).
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Oracle Solaris Certification is desired. Other demonstrated related business experience will be considered.
Experience working with the creation and support of Solaris LDOM’s and Zones.
Storage administration (SAN, NAS etc.)
Experience working with LDAP.
Experience working in a Data Center NOC environment (27×7) is preferred.
Knowledge of DNS, Send-mail, NTP and Syslog is desirable.
Candidate must work onsite in Eastern province in KSA, and should have transferrable IQAMA.