HP-UX System Administrator

Location: Albany, newyork
Date Posted: 09-04-2018
HP-UX System Administrator
 Albany, NY
 6 Months
Job Description:

Duties include but not limited to the following:

Under the direction of the Distributed Servers Manager, the candidate will be responsible for Expert level of System Administration technical Support on an enterprise HP-UX environment running HP-UX 11.11, 11.21, 11.31 on RP series, RX series and HP BladeSystem.   The HP-UX environment uses Service Guard cluster, Enterprise EMC San and HP Virtualization including nPARs and vPars.
The Candidate will work with the Agency’s Migration Project Manager and application groups on formulating Migration Strategy for HP-UX Servers. The Candidate will see the final
Migration plan through completion. 
The HP Infrastructure supports various State Agency’s applications including Cognos, Oracle Databases, Sybase Databases and Informix Databases.  The Candidate will give assistance to Agency’s Application groups on application software installation, configuration, troubleshooting, performance analysis, and server/hardware recommendation. 
The candidate will function as a single point of contact between the customer, other support teams, and vendors. 

Skill Matrix:
1. 84 + months of HP-UX Systems Administration experience which includes installation, configuring, performance tuning and troubleshooting on HP-UX Integrity/PA-RISC 9000 servers running HP-UX 11.11, 11.21, 11.31.using Enterprise EMC San, ServiceGuard Cluster and HP Virtualization including HP’s VSOE,  nPAR’s and vPAR’s.   Hardware Types includes on RP series, RX series and HP BladeSystem #OF MONTHS 10
2. 84 + months experience in administrating, tuning and use of disk management tools with HP’s Native Logical Volume Manager disk managers and HP-UX’s Filesystem JFS(vxfs) and OnlineJFS.  Example of tools: snapshots, DRD, online LUN expansion #OF MONTHS 12
3. 84 + months experience configuring, tuning and supporting HP servers in a ServiceGuard clustered environment. #OF MONTHS 12
4. 60 +  months configure, administrate, tune and troubleshoot OS network-related tasks including, Vlan Trunk/Tag nics/vnics, vSwitch, Link Aggregation, sendmail, dns, ntp, nfs and  troubleshooting server/application communications in a multi-homed server environment on a secure multi-tiered network using OS and/or 3rd party tools. #OF MONTHS 12
5. 84 + months experience with SAN I/O performance analysis and tuning HP-UX servers utilizing HP-UX’s native MPIO, utilizing a large Enterprise-Class SAN. #OF MONTHS 8
6. 84 + months experience with Application/ Middleware Integration for HP-UX for either customer application software working with customer support staff or common off the shelf software. This includes performing performance analysis, and hardware recommendation.     #OF MONTHS 8
7. 24 + months experience with data center migrations from one location to another for storage and/or compute. #OF MONTHS 8
8. 60 + months experience  Using  tools like Shell Scripting (Borne, Korn), Perl Scripting for system administrating automation and MS project, Visio, Excel, and Word to produce technical documentation including dataflow diagrams #OF MONTHS 10
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