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AIX Engineer

The Royak Group Inc.

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 by The Royak Group Inc.

Not Specified, PR
11 Oct 2021
$125k - $125k Annual

The AIX Engineer will provide production support for IBM Power hardware & AIX software stack. Will perform all AIX activities & assist other teams to ensure continuous application availability for the business using tooling to monitor the environment for performance & stability concerns. Will perform platform and workload migrations, resiliency setup, testing and recovery. The AIX Engineer should be familiar with backup/DR activities.

Primary Role Requirements:

  • Architecture and implementation of AIX management and monitoring platforms
  • Experience with PowerVC/PowerVM
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, including application and network level troubleshooting ability.
  • Practical experience as a UNIX or AIX systems engineer in a complex multi-platform, multi-protocol environment.
  • Broad understanding of all UNIX/AIX, LAN, WAN, SAN, and backup operations.
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate knowledge of standard system startup/shutdown mechanics, LDAP, installation of standard tools (Apache, gnu, AIX OS related) and other UNIX utilities
  • Provide 3rd level support for engineered solutions on all AIX systems in a 7×24 oncall rotation environment. Linux skills highly desired
  • Develop operational processes and documentation for day-to-day AIX tasks
  • Manage, communicate and implement infrastructure changes, upgrades and migrations on AIX Servers; Linux skills highly desired.
  • Knowledge and use of UNIX/AIX Scripting with python.
  • Work independently, multitask, be highly motivated, and understand deadline requirements.
  • Ability to resolve problems in a timely, effective, and professional manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the way of formal documentation and status reporting.
  • Perform typical system administration tasks, including but not limited to configuring, installation, maintaining, administering, and troubleshooting
  • Configure, implement, and maintain backups, backup schedules and backup logs.
  • Experience implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Experience working on a Matrix team consisting of a variety of Infrastructure Engineering groups, as well as Development groups and Client Relationship groups
  • Network storage experience with products such as EMC, NetApp, iSCSI, SAN, etc.
  • High levels of Confidence and experience in using the typical AIX toolbox of open source software and management tools.
  • Strong understanding of various protocols and services including NFS, DHCP, DNS, IP, TCP, UDP, TFTP, NTP. Other related duties, as assigned


  • A minimum of 5 years supporting AIX operating systems
  • Experience working for a managed and/or cloud service provider preferred
  • Public Cloud Industry technical certifications - highly desired
  • Experience with PowerVC and Openstack desired
  • Strong Scripting skills to automate tasks
  • Multi-tenant experience desired
  • IBM Cloud native or through Google highly desired
  • Linux support, either stand alone or Linux on Power
  • Strong Platform and workload migration experience strong desired

Reference: 1359039864

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