HP-UX and Linux Installation, Maintenance , Administration and Troubleshooting
User and password Administration
Working in change controlled production environments. ? Experience in File systems, LVM
Experience in Network File systems
Experience in patch and package Administration
Experience in start-up and shutdown of Operating Systems
HP Blade Firmware and Hardware up gradation
Basic knowledge of clustering
Experience in Remote administration
Experience in NIS, DNS and Send-mail configuration.
Experience in RAID
Basic knowledge of virtualization
Configuring and maintaining ILO
Provide day-to-day, hands-on technical support of UNIX based production and development systems running on various platforms primarily HP UNIX and Linux.
Work as part of a technical support team delivering a quality service to multiple clients using a variety of hardware and software products.
Plan and implement low to medium risk changes on production systems
Analyze and assess the impact and risk of low to medium risk changes on production systems.
Resolve standard incidents affecting the operation/availability of systems
Monitor vendors’ release notes and plan necessary upgrades and patches as required
Assist disaster recovery tests
Review the problem management register and identify and implement actions
Make pro-active suggestions for service improvements. o Minimum Skill Requirement: (~3-4 pointers against each item)
Minimum 4-6 years of HP-UX and Linux administration experience, experience of other Unix technologies, like Solaris would be an advantage.
Some experience must have been gained in a production environment
Take part in 24x7 on-call rota
Work in shifts and out of hours evenings, nights, weekends, public holidays if required.
Travel to other locations when required
Be flexible to learn other Unix OS platforms like Solaris and AIX
Diagnose performance issues and make recommendations
Administration skills on other operating systems such as Solaris/AIX
Knowledge of any Cluster environments ? Certification in HP-UX and RedHat Linux