Amber - Unix Senior Administrator

Job Title: Amber - Unix Senior Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM Negotiable
Reference: A000000 (AMUS-445425)
Contact Name: Chandra Surya Govindarajoo
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2019 13:18

Job Description

About our client

Global supplier for cloud based on-demand software, expanding their IT Centre in Malaysia.


About the role

Hiring talented Systems Administrators to join a growing global operations team.  As a Data Center Operations team member, you will be joining a collaborative team responsible for delivery and support of mission critical infrastructure used by major brands across the globe.


Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing, building, developing, and managing infrastructure (compute, storage, backup, etc.) utilized in the global delivery of single and multi-tenant SaaS application.

  • Ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of SaaS environments.

  • Monitor, maintain, support and optimize all systems and associated networked applications.

  • Identify, analyze, and coordinate the repair of hardware and OS product failures, as needed.

  • Perform performance management functions (tuning, configuration, data collection, monitoring, and problem resolution) as required to ensure systems availability, integrity and performance.

  • Provide technical support (server and client-side) for periphery organizations (Engineering, Professional Services, Management, Customers, etc.)

  • Document system implementations, upgrades, and patches.

  • Perform problem analysis and resolution tasks for systems.

  • Develop and implement scripts to manage operational and administrative needs.

  • Design and implement security and performance tuning best practices.

  • Perform Disaster Recovery tests and improve DR plans to ensure SLAs and SLOs are met.

  • Ensure that all process is compliant with internal policy and audit requirements and internally approval processes are respected.


You will have

Prior Experience:

  • 4+ years’ hands-on experience with RHEL, CentOS.

  • 4+ years’ hands-on experience with TCP/IP, apache, scripting, log analysis, cron, mail, and user management.

  • 2+ years’ experience with SAN storage administration.

  • 2+ years’ experience with server and/or storage backup software with Netbackup and/or Data Domain being advantageous.

  • 4+ years’ experience managing large scale (300+) deployments of RedHat Enterprise Linux, CentOS and/or IBM AIX servers. RedHat or IBM AIX certification will be highly advantageous.

  • 4+ years’ experience in large scale data center virtualization (1000s of servers) VMWare vSphere preferable. VMWare certification will be highly advantageous.

  • 4+ years’ experience in managing large scale NAS, SAN and vSAN deployments on NetApp, Dell/EMC or IBM SAN storage being highly advantageous.

  • AIX 6.1 and higher hands-on experience.

  • IBM Power 7/8 hands-on experience.

  • IBM BigFix patch management and reporting experience.


Skills & Qualities:

  • Diploma/Degree in IT/Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Strong RHEL, CentOS administration and troubleshooting skills.

  • Proficient with SAN/NAS storage administration.

  • Proficient with Unix Shell scripting: ksh, perl, awk.

  • Proficient with Networking technologies and common TCP/IP protocols and applications: NFS, SAMBA, SMTP, SSL, SSH, SFTP, PKI.

  • Proficient in VMWare administration.

  • Familiarity with Enterprise back-up software (Veeam or NetBackup), backup, replication and recovery management, and business continuity planning.

  • Familiarity with Oracle RDBMS and WebLogic Server a plus.

  • Familiarity with Web-based technologies; reverse proxy servers, SSL certificate configuration, three-tier web architecture.

  • Familiarity with disk-based backup appliances and Hyper Converged Infrastructure, EMC Data Domain and DELL VxRAIL respectively preferred. 

  • Demonstrable motivation, initiative and critical thinking skills while working within a global operations team.

  • Problem solving skills with excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Applicable for MALAYSIANS ONLY.