AIX Applications Administrator (maintenance and support)

Unedollar Ok-sign    posted almost 5 years ago

Contract | Staffing Agency | | 3 Months Midland, TX



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


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.

Job Functions

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


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