[Jobposts] Linux/AIX Storage Engineer

Ed Burns ed at all-stars.com
Mon Aug 8 23:14:19 UTC 2011

A leading retail eCommerce company in downtown San Francisco seeks a
Storage Engineer.  The Storage Engineer position is for a lead technical
role in building applications and databases by designing, automating and
deploying applications and databases from bare metal to running
application on deployed infrastructure. Candidates should have a strong
background in building AIX and Linux databases and allocating and
provisioning storage that support an Oracle backend. This is a hands-on
role working collaboratively with development and operations to enable
quick builds in parallel project driven Agile development environment.
Deep focus AIX VIO LPAR and storage provisioning is required. 



Participates in a team responsible for the design, implementation, and
automate deployments of systems, network, and storage hardware and

Expected to deliver innovation through automation to enable standard
deployable units of infrastructure through multiple environments into

Point of contact for projects responsible to identify, design and
deliver project infrastructure needs 

Partners with Project Managers, Technical Architects, Technical
Managers, DBAs, Developers, QA and Operations to ensure infrastructure
deliverables are deployed, validated and operational guidelines and
documentation handed over. 

Willing to assume any role within infrastructure or in the assigned
project to drive delivery of the project within the standards set in

Influence others through presentations to the architecture group to
drive initiatives and technical project designs 

Maintains a high degree of professionalism and mentorship as
cross-training, knowledge sharing, and presentations are required 

Can organize, assemble and lead teams from multiple IT groups, and in
some instances, may supervise daily work activities of assigned team(s) 

Focus on security best practices to ensure currency of our systems
providing solutions and assistance in security and compliance


Required Qualifications:

5-7+ years of AIX/Linux experience 

Expert experience with AIX VIO LPAR 

Expert experience with NIM and automated deploy for AIX 

Expert experience scripting allocation and provisioning on storage
networks and NAS/SAN hardware 

Working experience supporting multiple DB instances on Oracle RAC 

Experience in network configuration such as Cisco IOS, Firewalls, load


Desired experience 

Open source monitoring tool chains such as Nagios, Cacti, MRTG, SNMP,
collectd, rrd, 

Familiarity with some or all of the following: Apache, tomcat, MySQL,
memcached, etc. 

Excellent team player, including the ability to work cross functionally
in a fast paced environment 

Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to concurrently manage
multiple deadline-driven tasks and projects; self-starter 

Experience working in an Agile development environment


This is a W2 position with no visa sponsorship.  It is a contract role
with an initial 6 month contract and no relocation allowance.  Must be
on client site no telecommuting.  Local candidates preferred.  




Ed Burns

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