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Jr. System Administrator

Intone Networks Inc    posted almost 6 years ago

Contract | Staffing Agency | Downingtown, PA


Position : Jr. Systems Administrator

Location : Downingtown, PA

Level: 4-5 years



This position will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of test environments for QA engineers, and the configuration and maintenance of OSS Systems and Server Hardware. The position will be required to perform disk configurations using VERITAS and Oracle ASM. He or she will be

required to triage and troubleshoot environments and support infrastructure and automation systems, distribution systems, IP networks, and configure and support the QA engineers’ test devices and tools.   Each environment consists of different specifications, necessitating the ability to adapt to changing requirements and new technology.  This position will also be required to assist in the selection, installation, and support of Opsware applications and hardware.  The position also requires the creation of a significant amount of engineering and architectural documentation.  


•    Review and provide input to new technical requirements
•    Ability to participate in defining overall approach and structure of lab designs
•    Installation and maintenance of all test environments.  Environment components include Solaris, Linux, SAN, Oracle, VERITAS, Opsware, DNS, Radius, Brocade, Cisco, NetBackup, Spectrum, lab servers, and IP network components  
•    Configuration and maintenance of servers and fiber channel networks
•    Configuration and maintenance of Netbackup environment
•    Configuration and maintenance of automation systems.
•    Integration and sustaining testing of provisioning systems and back office systems
•    Installation and execution of various types of software on Windows, Linux, and Unix machines
•    Configuration and maintenance of VMware and Virtual environments
•    Identifying test and measurement gaps and knowledge of the tools needed to fill them
•    Research and specify system components for cable, fiber and telephony systems.
•    Documenting environment and processes
•    Create and maintain system designs and assist with keeping lab databases updated
•    Server installations (rack, power, network, image)
•    Proactive identification and resolution of complex technical and operational issues.
•    Perform bug verification, development and testing on reported issues as needed
•    Overseeing joint venture installations and collaborating with installers for smooth exchange of documentation, best practices, and configuration methods
•    Ability to engage with vendors to resolve equipment issues and identify future needs
•    Provide reports on a weekly basis of all system design and maintenance activity
•    Coordinate activities between departments to ensure uninterrupted business operation
•    Travel between labs may be required.  Labs are currently located in PA and NJ.  The employee would be based in Downingtown, PA where 90% of employee’s work will take place

Technical Requirements
•    Knowledge of performance monitoring and configuration management tools
•    Strong knowledge of Solaris, Linux, Unix, and Windows Operating Systems
•    Proficiency with imaging
•    Strong experience configuring and maintaining system OS and security
•    Disk management skills utilizing VERITAS, Oracle ASM and Disk suite
•    Strong knowledge of IP networks
•    Knowledge of Storage area Networks
•    Knowledge of software development life cycle and test process and design skills
•    Working knowledge of and practical application of software development best practices
•    Proficiency with defect tracking software such as Jira, Adminitrack, and HP Quality Center
•    Familiarity with development environments, build systems and configuration management tools, such as CVS and Subversion
•    Integration experience with embedded applications, preferably related to the cable industry
•    Working experience with Cable modems, eMTAs, and STBs

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