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System Administrator

Posted on Aug 29, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For our client, a Swiss bank located in Zurich, we are looking for a System Administrator for a 1 year contract (high possibility off extension)

Job Description:

Are you an analytical person? Are you flexible and keep calm when a lot of urgent request are coming in? We're looking for someone like this to:

  • operate our large and complex data warehouses based on AIX, IBM Power System, Flash Storage and DB2 DPF

  • Monitor, administrate and configure our system and storage infrastructure. Be first contact for our customer

  • partner with clients and developers to install software, apply and install software releases

  • You will be part of a team that delivers 7x24H on call and weekend support

Your team

You'll be working in the Midrange AIX System Support team. Managing one of the largest Data Warehouse in UBS which hosts close to 300 applications. Your aim is to provide the best support to guarantee highest system availability, keep the system and storage on a maintained level of firmware and OS and deliver 100% data consistency, performance and recoverability with the best configured storage.

Your expertise

  • Monitor, configure and manage System Infrastructure like HMC, NIM, CSM,VIO, VM, Security, Storage, SAN

  • Scripting (ksh, Perl) of operational relevant scripts and 'adhoc' monitoring

  • partial System monitoring, incident and problem reporting, escalation (3rd level support, Vendor Calls)

  • Storage configuration, capacity reporting/planning, performance management (together with operations & database engineering)

  • Design, setup and configure VIO Servers according customer needs

  • Configue, setup, manage storage and BCP mirroring for the Power Infrastructure

  • Support service delivery in IPL, PTF planning & installation

  • Support service delivery in storage setup installation/upgrades

  • 2nd level system & Storage support, Emergency out-of-hours cover

  • Maintain and Monitor Backup & Restore procedures eg for Flash Metro Mirror, San Switches

  • Constant adapt KM Documentation and provide process optimization suggestions

  • Be responsible for all relevant System Administration CtB (change the bank) and RtB (run the bank) activities

  • Manage and maintain optimal storage configuration

  • Generating regular automated/requested reports eg for Audit, Compliance

  • Collaborating on projects

  • Continuous improvement of the systems, storage

  • Close involvement/co-operation with global clients & colleagues

Your experience and skills

  • You are:

  • open to new challenges and client oriented

  • quick thinking and have a deep technical understanding

  • a self-employed person, target oriented and communicative

  • initiative, competent, efficient and have the ability to work under pressure

  • Education:

  • Education - Technical or basic business training, ECDL - European Computer Driving License, Speak and write German, English knowledge: At least Level B1 (EU language reference system)

  • Education as computer scientist or business data processing specialist appreciated

Reference: 937839156

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