Unix Systems Administrator

Glen Mills, PA
Glen Mills, PA
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Full Time

The Unix Systems Administrator is responsible for the administration and management of the Unix based systems the Company.  The Unix Systems Administrator will be responsible for the analysis and implementation of systems in support of business systems implementation efforts to include both in-house and third party software.  The Unix Systems Administrator will be responsible for the planning and implementation of advanced design concepts including high availability, load balancing and clustering technologies as well as integration and management of SAN technologies.  The Unix Systems Administrator is also responsible for all aspects of Unix systems management including performance monitoring and tuning, backup and recovery, and hardware and software maintenance.


Essential Functions:

  • Installations, deployment and maintenance of production, development and test ACS/AB Internet and Intranet Unix Systems.
  • Implement changes/updates to the Company web site(s) and related application systems.
  • Provide oversight of change management and version control systems and all related procedures relevant to the Unix platform.
  • Facilitate and take direct responsibility for the planning, installation, configuration and deployment of Unix based server(s).
  • Perform R&D, testing and troubleshooting for new Unix hosted technology solutions.
  • Assist in the development/maintenance of operational plans for the Unix Server environment.
  • Assist and provide insight into standards for management and administration of the Unix systems environment.
  • Communicate, educate and aid co-workers of standards and procedures supporting the management of the Unix systems environment.
  • Communicate in both written and verbal form with Customers/co-workers to resolve any technical problems with the systems acting as a point of escalation for complex issues and projects.
  • Act as a mentor and coach lower level engineers and technicians in the administration of Unix systems.


Education & Work Experience:

  • Two or four year degree from accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information System Management or Business Management discipline.
  • One or more years of Unix systems administration experience.