Norfolk Southern Senior AIX System Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia
Norfolk Southern Corporation is seeking resumes for a Senior AIX System Administrator responsible for managing a large number of standalone and virtualized AIX environments in the Distributed Systems group within the Information Technology department at Norfolk Southern.
Education : 4-yr College Degree preferably in IT Technical/Professional
Extensive experience with IBM AIX and VIO server
Extensive experience with IBM PowerVM, creation and management of virtual servers, Hardware Management Consoles
Extensive experience with Live Partition Mobility
Extensive experience with NPIV
Extensive experience using SAN disks from multiple SAN vendors
Experience with writing scripts using Korn shell, Perl
Experience with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Tivoli Monitoring
Experience with troubleshooting software and hardware problems
Experience installing IBM APARs, PTFs, maintenance upgrades
TCP/IP and networking experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong teamwork and customer support focus
Ability to analyze, interpret, and simplify technical information, and clearly communicate this information to target audiences
Experience working with software development technical teams
Experience tuning the AIX environment
Performance management of servers in a virtualized environment
Experience with NIM, IBM Power Linux, Java,
Experience working on IBM POWER7, POWER8 and POWER9 server hardware, firmware upgrades
Infiniband, RoCE, and GPFS
Genesys Management Framework
Experience using Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook and other Microsoft Office Suite products
Familiar with IBM DB2, Oracle RAC, MySQL
Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley
6-8 years of enterprise AIX administration in a corporate environment
Working with subject matter experts and users
Managing a number of assigned servers and applications, backup on other servers and applications
Standard trouble shooting procedures for hardware and software problems
Scheduled 24/7 on-call support
Technical diagrams (server environments, relationship diagrams, workflows, etc.)
The successful candidate will become a member of the Distributed Systems group within Norfolk Southern’s Information Technology Department. The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to manage the AIX server infrastructure as part of a team.
Shift Work: No
Weekend Work: Yes
Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,
Norfolk Southern Corporation(NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500route milesin 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.