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AIX Engineer - Contract


Posted on Mar 13, 2023 by Lorien

Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom
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AIX Engineer - Contract - Remote

We are urgently seeking an AIX Engineer for our client who are a Global IT Service Provider. This will be on a 6 month rolling contract, remote based but may require travel to Telford and is Inside IR35

You will join our customer's Data Centre migration project and as part of a small team within a large 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

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

Worried that you don't meet all the desired criteria exactly? Our client is passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

Reference: 2509828634


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