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Solaris Administrator

Job Title: Solaris Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: WM/SOLADMIN_1625652864
Contact Name: Warren Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Solaris Systems Administrator

6 - 12 month Contract

Dublin - Remote initially with flex working post restrictions

Responsibilities include:

  • Day to day maintenance and administration of the Solaris and Linux environments
  • Maintenance and administration of NetBackup and Commvault environments
  • Resolving issues with vendors including Oracle, EMC and Veritas
  • Managing faults reactively, diagnosing and resolving faults when they arise
  • Draft and implement agreed Change Requests
  • Maintain software and hardware to supported levels, patching/upgrading as required.
  • Installation, integration and maintenance and administration of central services.
  • Handling complex escalated technical customer or partner issues.
  • On site debugging of complex hardware and/or software issues
  • Support, analysis and proactive monitoring of Network and servers with appropriate software tools and method.

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills/ Experience) - Mandatory:

  • 5+ years proven experience actively working with Solaris and/or Linux in a production operational environment
  • Fully familiar with standard operational activity including, scheduling, batch run, backup and recovery, Unix Scripting, User Management and Monitoring.
  • Knowledge of the Veritas tool set including Foundation Suite, Clustering and NetBackup.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of Unix storage and ideally have worked with SUN/Oracle, EMC disk storage.
  • Well-developed excellent communication skills both written and verbal, proven experience of technical documentation production, can demonstrate technical leadership
  • Experience providing consultancy to customers, recommendations and operational improvements etc.
  • IT Certifications, good technical training background

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills/ Experience) - Optional:

  • Cloud technologies including AWS and Azure
  • Enterprise Vault experience
  • Audit background including SOX
  • CISSP or other security equivalent qualification
  • Exposure to Corporate Anti-Virus Solutions
  • Smart Cards / Tokens
  • Understands Social Hacking Techniques
  • Penetration Testing
  • Exposure to Intrusion detection software and Appliances.
  • Knowledge of Cisco / Juniper / or other networks vendors
  • Securing Wireless LAN's and Access points
  • RSA (Radius / Tokens) or similar product
  • Tripwire or Real Secure

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