Senior AIX System Engineer

  • 10,000 and above
  • Selangor – Petaling Jaya
  • Anywhere

Industry : IT Solutions
Terms : Permanent


· System Administration of the Terminal Operating System (TOS) running on AIX platforms, that controls the movement and storage of various types of Cargo in and around a Container terminal or Port.

· Actively monitoring the performance and stability of all the TOS production systems using your analytical skills to anticipate future problems and resolve them effectively.

· Monitoring, administering and maintaining highly available AIX / iSeries infrastructures, and managing solutions utilizing IBM Power hardware, virtualized platform, SAN/NAS storage with related network and storage interface components.

· Excellent understanding and working experience of AIX / iSeries platforms and IBM Power hardware related products/technologies.

· Troubleshooting and resolving problems with other tower teams, vendors, and commercial business colleagues.

· Root cause investigation of incidents and the implementation of solutions to prevent them from re-occurring.

· Provide excellent service, problem determination and resolution within agreed SLA.

· Monitor and report on key SLAs and KPIs.

· Provide management information and represent the team at service reviews.

· Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills are essential, including with little initial knowledge of a problem.

· Participate in a service centric team with the primary aim of delivering high quality service.

· Document systems and communicate technical knowledge to colleagues.

· Ability to learn new things quickly is essential.

· Possess the ability to make a big impact and the responsibility to do the right thing.

· Participate in an on-call work structure including out of hours support.

· Maintain and supervise the inventory

· Install and configure operating systems and other software and routinely test installed software for glitch detection and other issue.

· Design and implement security systems and redundant backups to maintain data safety.


Recognized Degree in Computer Science/IT or other related disciplines
Current, enterprise-class Infrastructure/System Engineering experience with AIX and iSeries platforms running on IBM Power servers utilizing SAN attached storage.
5+ years experience with one or more of the following technologies:
AIX / iSeries Operating System
PowerVM / Power HA
SAN/NAS Storage (EMC)
Network and Storage Interface Components (Network Cards, HBAs/FAs)
System Monitoring Tool (IBM System Director, Help Systems PowerTech)
Experience in Unix script development (Shell, Perl, etc.)
Experience with automated system builds and configuration management tools.
Exceptional knowledge of networking technologies (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
Experience designing and implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.
Proven track record of installing, configuring, and troubleshooting UNIX-based systems.
Experience with VMware, Hyper-V and other Hypervisor is an advantage.

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