Unix Lead

  • Job Category
    Information Technology
  • Job level
  • Contract type
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$6000 - S$12000

Job Description

Position Summary / Project Description

To lead and manage the team for the administration and maintenance of UNIX/Linux systems so as to provide the highest system availability, security and reliability possible

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

· Lead and manage the UNIX team in the administration and maintenance of UNIX servers(AIX, Solaris & Linux), RedHat Virtualization and Ansible

· Provide strategic direction through setting goals and reviewing teams’ plans and progress

· Manage resources within the team to ensure that technical requests are effectively prioritized and handled

· Manage 24 by 7 operations to ensure highly available and secure systems to meet business objectives including providing technical leadership to critical problem solving, system tuning, automation and setting standards, best practices and procedures

· Ensure proper governance and control processes, including ITIL processes, are adhered to achieve corporate objectives, including performance and capacity, incident, problem and continuous improvement management

· Lead the team in reviewing change requests and provide recommendations to minimize operation risks

· Lead the team in managing vendor contracts, budgets and product upgrades, technical upgrades, patches, hardening, vendor product support tickets, enhancement requests and recommendations for continual service improvements

· Lead the team in keeping abreast of new technologies and its applicability to their area of work

· Drive effective performance management practices and develop staff through ongoing coaching, mentoring and career discussions

Requirements / Qualifications

· Degree in Computer Engineering / Electrical and Electronic engineering or equivalent degree,

· Strong technical knowledge and experience in administration and maintenance of Unix (AIX, Solaris, Linux(RedHat Linux/SUSE/CentOS) including:

- Clustering (HACMP/Solaris Cluster/ RedHat Cluster)

- RedHat Virtualization/ CloudForm, Ansible

- Storage Admin/SAN technology, in particular, from System perspective (AIX LVM/JFS, Solaris UFS/ZFS, RedHat Linux XFS, HDS including connectivity and data replication)

- System and network security, including use of RBAC


- Centralized Backup software (Veritas Netbackup)

- DR implementation

- OS patching/upgrades/hardening

- Automation through Ansible, Shell Scripting (Unix shell), Python and/or Ruby will be an added advantage

· Certifications in the above administration skills will be an added advantage

· Ability to prioritize assignments while working on multiple projects

· Good security, audit, compliance and financial management knowledge

· Good leadership, people management, interpersonal, communications and presentation skills (verbal/written)

· Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with attention to details

Experience :

· At least 10 years’ experience in the administration of Unix (AIX/Solaris) / Linux Servers, of which 5 years are in leading and managing role

· Working experience in most of the technical areas described above, if not all, is required

· Experience in troubleshooting complex issues quickly and efficiently

· Experience in project management, design and deployment of IT infrastructure solution will be an added advantage

Closing on 06 Feb 2021