AIX Applications Administrator (maintenance and support)
The City of Midland Texas is looking for a TELECOMMUTING PART-TIME AIX administrator.
JOB TITLE: AIX Applications Administrator (maintenance and support)
LOCATION: Remote Access to City of Midland acceptable
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: TBD, but expect approximately 20 hours per week early, decreasing as Contractor learns the system and gets a routine. Possibly a day a week, but on call to support.
DUE DATE: Immediate
The City of Midland, Tx is seeking a person who can manage an AIX based system. Telecommunicating is acceptable. Job functions and skills set required are below.
Plan and coordinate day-to-day operation of an AIX computer system (3 RS6000s) and 4 windows boxes. To include,
Check batch logs daily
Keep logs cleaned up
Reset expired system passwords
Check weekly backups to ensure that they are being performed correctly
At least monthly, stop and start applications and databases
At least quarterly, reboot the hardware
Prepare a cron job that will weekly perform full system backups
Working with the application vendor, assist in troubleshooting systems issues
Keep documentation of all issues, pending and resolved
Develop procedures to assure the ability to restore systems
Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills essential to Job Functions:
Strong analytical skills and excellent computer skills required
Working knowledge of database, terminology, processes and an understanding of database-based application system concepts
Knowledge and use of SQL (Oracle)
Ability to work independently and use good judgment in decisions affecting system administration