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AIX Engineer

Job Title: AIX Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/C/AP/AE_1685968212
Contact Name: Abhishekta Pandey
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

AIX Engineer



I am currently undertaking a Search for a AIX Engineer role for a leading client. Candidates will require relevant experience with a proven track record working at this level.

We are looking for engineers to join our customer's Data Centre Exit team. As part of a small team within a large Data Centre Exit Programme, your role will be to work client-side to deliver migration support services and to make changes to AIX platforms hosting IT services critical to our Customer. Key responsibilities include -

  • Backup and restore of system images and volumes,
  • Stop start services,
  • Removal and clean-up of tooling
  • Map storage volumes to VMs and map VLANs to VMs
  • Revert the service to the source location
  • Quiesce the service in the source location

You will be empowered to identity better ways of doing things and to share your ideas. You will be supported by a Service implementation Manager, who will look after your wellbeing and ensure you receive work that befits your skills. Most of the project work is expected to be in normal hours, but you could also be offered to work out of hours.

Your experience -

  • At least 5-10 years' experience of supporting (2nd to 3rd Line) IBM/AIX servers and platforms within large scale and infrastructures (1000+ servers).
  • Significant knowledge of AIX infrastructure & virtualization.
  • UNIX scripting skills.
  • Technical leadership during projects and live service events.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal communication.
  • Have a proven problem-solving ability.
  • Proactive approach to personal workload management.
  • Awareness of the ITIL Service Management framework and specifically incident and change management.

Your knowledge/skills -

  • HMC (CR4,5,6,7,8,9) and Power 6,7,8 (520, 570, 720, 740, 770, 824, 870) hardware
  • AIX version 5.3, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2 software
  • PHA version 5.2, 7.1, and 7.2
  • VIO O/S version 1.5, 2.2-2.6, and 3.1
  • Firmware application (various versions)
  • EMC PowerPath

If you think you have the above, then I'd be interested in hearing from you.

I look forward to that. If you would like to apply for the roles of the role please submit your CV online.

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