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AIX Engineer

Puebla, Mexico

The AIX Engineer will provide production support for IBM Power hardware & AIX software stack. The AIX Engineer will perform all AIX activities & assist other teams to ensure continuous application availability for the business using tooling to monitor the environment for performance & stability concerns. The AIX Engineer will perform platform and workload migrations, Resiliency setup, testing, and recovery. The AIX Engineer should be familiar with backup/DR activities. 

General Accountabilities

  • Architecture and implementation of AIX management and monitoring platforms.

  • Experience with PowerVC / PowerVM 

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, including application and network level troubleshooting ability.

  • Practical experience as a UNIX or AIX systems engineer in a complex multi-platform, multi-protocol environment. 

  • Broad understanding of all UNIX/AIX, LAN, WAN, SAN, and backup operations. 

  • Knowledge of standard system startup/shutdown mechanics, LDAP, installation of standard tools (Apache, gnu, AIX OS related) and other UNIX utilities.

  • Linux skills highly desired.

  • Develop operational processes and documentation for day-to-day AIX tasks.

  • Manage, communicate, and implement infrastructure changes, upgrades and migrations on AIX servers, Linux skills highly desired.

  • Knowledge and use of UNIX/AIX scripting with python. 

  • Strong understanding of various protocols and services including NFS, DHCP, DNS, IP, TCP, UDP, TFTP, NTP. 

  • Perform typical system administration tasks, including but not limited to configuring, installation, maintaining, administering, and troubleshooting

  • Configure, implement, and maintain backups, backup schedules and backup logs. 

  • Experience implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.

  • Experience working on a matrix team consisting of a variety of Infrastructure Engineering groups, as well as Development groups and Client Relationship groups.

  • Network storage experience with products such as EMC, NetApp, iSCSI, SAN, etc. 

  • High levels of Confidence and experience in using the typical AIX toolbox of open-source software and management tools. 

Job Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

  • ITSM certification preferred, ITSM foundation training required.

Experience:

  • 5+ years supporting AIX operating systems.

  • Experience with PowerVC and Openstack desired.

  • Strong scripting skills to automate tasks.

  • Multi-tenant experience desired.

  • IBM Cloud native or through Google highly desired.

  • Linux support, either stand alone or Linux on Power.

  • Strong Platform and workload migration experience strong desired.

  • Experience working for a managed and/or cloud service provider preferred.

  • Public Cloud Industry technical certifications – highly desired.

Professional Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is required.

  • Excellent meeting facilitation skills, including teleconference and web conference.

  • Excellent skills in math to calculate currency exchanges and summary data.

  • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills, proven ability to manage by influence.

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office product suite.

  • Participate in a rotating 24/7 on-call schedule responding to critical issues.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance. Savings Fund, Vacations Bonus, Christmas Bonus, Grocery Bonus, Annual Bonus.

PTOs

Vacation, Sick Days, Holiday, and Paid Leaves.

Save on commute

Paid office parking.

Discount Programs

Medical related discounts.

Prime location

In the heart of Puebla, with views of Popocatepetl volcano, restaurants and amenities close by.

Sponsored Events

Team social events and Christmas Dinner.

Sport Activity

Join your colleagues in various sport activities in the area.

Eat & Drink

Enjoy a kitchen stocked with drinks, coffee, and snacks free of charge.