Senior UNIX Administrator (AIX, Solaris) Job Opening at Comdata Inc in Brentwood, TN

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Position:Senior UNIX Administrator (AIX, Solaris)
Company:Comdata Inc
Job Location(s): Brentwood, TN
Start Date:As soon as possible
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:IT - General

Position Description

Senior UNIX Administrator (AIX, Solaris) - (10206)
Job Requisition ID: 10206
Job Title: Senior UNIX Administrator (AIX, Solaris)
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Brentwood, TN
Grade: D3-C
Job Description:

Comdata Inc. is a leading business-to-business provider of innovative electronic payment solutions. As an issuer and a processor, the company provides fleet, corporate payment, healthcare, virtual card, and prepaid solutions to over 30,000 customers. Comdata's SVS division is a global gift card and loyalty innovator that manages over 600 million cards and processes over 1 billion transactions from over 45 countries and in 26 currencies worldwide every year. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee with more than 1,200 employees globally, Comdata Inc. enables over $60 billion in payment volume annually.

Job Summary:

The Senior Unix Systems Administrator will be skilled in the IBM Power Series and will be instrumental in participating on and leading a team of UNIX administrators that administer, maintain and support all UNIX Server hardware and Operating Systems for Comdata.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team that is responsible for the support and maintenance of all UNIX Server hardware and Operating Systems (predominately AIX but including Solaris and various LINUX distributions)
  • Provide strategic and architectural planning and vision for UNIX systems on IBM Z and P series and on SUN and Intel-compatible systems
  • Monitor the environment for performance and stability that meets Service Level Objectives
  • Maintain system patching levels, ensure current system backups, analyze for performance tuning
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis on incidents on UNIX systems, hardware and OS/software
  • Produce reports essential for proper management of the UNIX environment
  • Maintain the environment to satisfy security requirements set by business drivers and Information Security department
  • Objectively handle escalation of reported incidents related to all facets of the UNIX environment
  • Work with peers across multiple business units
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation, and other duties assigned by Comdata
  • Other duties as needed
  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred, technical education or equivalent experience in the computer field required AND 7+ years experience in the client server area
  • 10+ years of experience with design, architecture, support and recovery of UNIX systems environments, preferably IBM POWER Series
  • 10+ years experience with AIX, Solaris, LINUX or other UNIX variants
  • 5+ years of experience with server virtualization using IBM technologies
  • Supervisory experience leading UNIX administrators
  • Strong working knowledge of networking architectures and protocols including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP
  • Strong UNIX shell scripting experience and an ability to support existing scripted processes
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of centralized server management framework
  • Experience in SAN-based server environments
  • A self-starter with good interpersonal skills who can work equally well with management, peers, or end-users

* Oracle or DB2 database systems experience

* LINUX on Z-Series experience

* Ability to lead a team on projects and be a liaison with Project Managers

We thank all interested candidates however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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