Nemours is seeking a Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator (Full-Time), to join our Nemours Children's Health team in either Orlando, Florida, Jacksonville, Florida or Wilmington, Delaware.
The Senior UNIX System Administrator position is a technical leadership role for midrange team and is responsible for administrating and managing all UNIX/Linux systems, SAN/NAS Storage, Spectrum Protetc Backup software and/or other system midrange operations. This position will require an in-depth technical knowledge of AIX systems and RedHat Linux to facilitate the install and management of the core operating system as well as the analysis and resolution of system hardware, software and networking issues.
In addition this position will define project requirements, estimate project tasks, and provide industry knowledge in performing basic and advanced tasks associated with administration responsibilities. The Senior UNIX System Administrator will provide high-level input to any system architecture changes, security changes, applying security updates and support to application teams with items such as patch management, installation, and support of the applications with their respective vendors.
Install, support, and manage enterprise AIX systems, Linux, storage area networks (SANs), SAN network communications and Backup Software Spectrum Protect.
Design, develop, and install scripts to alert and monitor for system errors, exceptions, system performance history, and general systems maintenance.
Provide advanced troubleshooting and support associated with the enterprise midrange environment
Make recommendations for upgrades and/or new server hardware, peripherals, operating systems
Provide documentation to users and Service Desk staff prior to implementation of newly installed products.
Assist with establishing policies and procedures necessary for optimal system operations. These should include: the accuracy and integrity of system backups; automation of manual and routine operations; ensuring conformance with Information Systems, enterprise, security, and industry standards.
Accurately document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal.
Provide proactive communication with customers and vendors to ensure operating system levels and system level patches or upgrades are applied to minimize performance and availability issues
Provide effective capacity planning via standardized processes to collect and record server performance history. Communicate with application support and vendors to understand changes in application workloads and leverage historical performance data.
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5+ years experience in a related field or minimum of ten (10) + years' experience required in lieu of degree.
Provides on-call off hours support as needed.
Excellent team, interpersonal and communication skills.
Clear, analytical thinking and problem solving ability.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.