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Unix System Administrators set up and maintain computers and networks using the Unix operating system. A regular example resume for Unix System Administrator mentions duties like managing users, maintaining the system functional, creating file systems, installing and upgrading software, defining backup and recovery procedures, and ensuring network security. Successful candidates showcase in their resumes Unix expertise, problem solving orientation, network management knowledge, teamwork, and communication. Most eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in information technology or computer science.

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UNIX System Administrator

Solaris, HP_UX with Oracle, Sybase, monitoring tool HP OpenView ITO (OVO), batch job on JP1 scheduler.

  • Stabilized system by disk replacement, firmware upgrade in SAN storage, Solaris Volume Management, clustering environment on scheduled maintenance hours.
  • Enhanced business continuity procedure by adding critical middleware server and identified through power-down test activity.
  • Resolved issues, planned requests as point-of-contact to vendors, oversaw developers, business users, following change control procedure, reported result.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Mathematics
MS
Operations Research
2

UNIX System Administrator

Maintained Linux and UNIX hardware and software for developers and customer support departments, maintaining over 3,000 VMs and servers in three primary data centers located across the world

  • Implemented and setup Virtualization environments for AIX LPARs, HP Integrity VMs; and Solaris Zones and Logical Domains
  • Updated and created provisioning scripts to setup new operating systems and software for supported platforms
  • Setup and maintained NFS/iSCSI, NetApp and Oracle ZFS Appliances
  • Consolidated servers at numerous smaller remote data centers to three central data centers
  • Managed Backups for critical data which was stored on more than 70 servers
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
3

UNIX System Administrator

Supported and maintained several HP-UX 9000 servers hosting Informix database. Performed software installation, upgrades / patches, troubleshooting, and maintenance on UNIX servers.

  • Implemented backup and recovery procedure for system and database on HP-UX servers.
  • Monitoring server activity logs, database and log usage, growth and volume status.
  • Wrote scripts for automation and information gathering using Born, Bash shell.
  • Administered and supported VA7400 Storage.
  • Diagnosed system hardware and software problems using advanced root-cause analysis.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

UNIX System Administrator

Supported and maintained over 250 AIX, HP-UX servers working with a team of eight administrators in a 24/7 data
center. Responsible for scheduling and upgrading these servers throughout the year to the latest versions of software.

  • Communicated and worked with the individual application development groups, DBAs and the Operations
  • Assigned to selected projects and successfully defined hardware and software needs to complete them.
  • Recommended to a project leader for a new Sales Tax project to use repurposed servers, thus saving the project
  • Provided root cause analysis of incident reports during any downtime issues.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Science
5

Senior Unix System Administrator

Provided system administrations on 11 HP high-end servers include K420, K450, T600 and EMC storage for one of the PSC largest accounts, ValueRx.

  • Duties include system installation, setup, troubleshooting, and performance tuning using Glance+ and PerfView, and users support.
  • Interacted with Informix and Oracle DBAs to set up and troubleshoot database related issues.
  • Worked on Pyramid Exit project, which migrated from Pyramid systems to HPs.
  • Designed and implemented enterprise backup solutions for ValueRx using HP OmniBack II and Perl scripting.
  • Installed and configured HP ITO for system monitoring. Trained operators to follow documented procedures.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MS
System Analysis
6

UNIX System Administrator

Managed hardware, OS, and software systems for large-scale email hosting provider including CentOS Linux, Apache Web servers, DNS, Postfix, MySQL, Postgres, SpamAssassin, OpenLDAP, F5 BigIP, HAproxy, Dell Servers, NetScreen firewall, Asterisk VoIP

  • Created custom monitoring plugins for Nagios using UNIX shell scripting, and Perl.
  • Assisted developers with troubleshooting custom software, and services such as ActiveSync, CalDav, CardDav, and PHP
  • Top level customer service and implementation for DKIM, SPF, and custom SSL/TLS security
  • Implemented and performed initial configuration Nimble Storage CS460G-X2 array and migrated data from legacy BlueArc Titan storage array. Converted access from NFS to iSCSI
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Information Systems
7

UNIX System Administrator

Provided 1st and 2nd level UNIX support at GM Data Center.

  • Wrote and maintained shell scripts using Perl and Bash.
  • Monitored, troubleshot, and resolved issues involving operating systems.
  • Applied ITIL approach to incident and problem management.
  • Developed and maintained troubleshooting journal for incident management team.
  • Participated in on-call rotation to provide 24×7 technical support.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Computer
8

Web Application Developer/ UNIX System Administrator

Developed web-based applications in Oracle 9iAS using Oracle PL/SQL and MS ASP. Designed Oracle SQL queries, stored procedures, cursors, triggers, and scripts. Installed and administered Web Servers and Oracle Portal on Linux and Windows NT platforms. Assisted division IT Manager with administration of more than 100 HP/UX workstations, spanning 2 locations. Planned, coordinated, and implemented special projects, such as server upgrades, kernel patching, and security.

  • Developed an automated license generation application that reduced processing time by over 90%.
  • Developed and maintained ASP and Access based trouble-ticket intranet system to record and track user calls and e-mails, leading to enhanced internal customer relations.
  • Earned an award for successful introduction of automated IA program.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Bsce
9

UNIX System Administrator

Provided UNIX system administration support for five SOLARIS and ten HPUX9000 servers

  • Tested numerous software and hardware configurations during the development stages to recreate the operating environments utilized by customers in an effort to avoid the distribution of releases with bugs and/or erroneous documentation
  • Wrote utility scripts using BASH and KORN shell
  • Configured UNIX systems to use Active directory, KERBEROS, NTPD, XDMCP, LDAP, SSH, FTP, TFTP and DNS
  • Configured SUN Workstation and SUN Server
  • Performed problem diagnosis, corrected discrepancies, developed user and maintenance documentation, provided user assistance and evaluated system performance
  • Installed, configured third party applications, hardened new and existing servers and desktops
  • Converted all systems into trusted systems to comply with STIG
  • Assisted DISA's system security office with the security testing and evaluation process
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
MS
Computer Information Systems
10

Junior UNIX System Administrator

Served as an Unix System Administrator working in a junior role with Solaris versions 8 & 9.

  • Provided customer with administrative support on a UNIX based platform historical query database serving 500+ users.
  • Maintained SUN server hardware and performed basic troubleshooting on database problems and initiated necessary steps to fixing any found errors utilizing shell scripts.
  • Served as Project lead on updating hardware and software for the backup schema on both Windows and UNIX based development networks.
  • Troubleshot any errors found in code using simple PERL scripts.
  • Planned and coordinated move of server equipment from older server area to the newer location then conducted setup.
  • Documented troubleshooting guide for administrators to be used for on-call pager duty.
  • Attended team meetings and handled light managerial duties in the absence of team lead.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Technology
AS
Associate of Science
AS
Herndon

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