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Senior Technical Operations Specialist (AIX)

Job Title: Senior Technical Operations Specialist (AIX)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Telford, Shropshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CM/AIX_1641498002
Contact Name: Cauvery Machaiah
Contact Email: Cauvery.Machaiah@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

The role sits within a 2nd Line AIX support team in a larger Operations organization where you will deliver support services and change to AIX platforms hosting IT services critical to our Customer.

Key responsibilities:

* Resolution of incidents and problems.

* Delivering infrastructure change and projects.

* The presentation and removal of SAN storage.

* Identifying and delivering service improvements.

* Develop the capability and skills of peers and junior engineers.

* Technical leadership during projects and live service events.

* Strong teamwork and collaboration with operational teams (inc. Windows, Solaris/Linux, Storage and Backup teams).

* Awareness of the ITIL Service Management framework and specifically incident and change management.

Skills:

* Demonstrable 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.

* 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.

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