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Industrial Light & Magic Recruiting Unix Systems Administrator II

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Unix Systems Administrator II

Company: Industrial Light & Magic
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Salary

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Unix Systems Administrator is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of Unix hardware and software as a member of the Systems Operations team.

Responsibilities:

Design and maintain production backup infrastructure and participate in disaster recovery planning.
Implements and documents system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system.
Alert management to potential problems and respond to emergency events.
Assists in the design, deployment and maintenance of all Unix-based systems for Lucasfilm companies.
Acts as a liaison for Lucasfilm with outside systems vendors to obtain service and support for Unix systems.
Lead the upgrade, maintenance and administration of all production network backup systems in a heterogeneous client/server environment.
Provide backup system tuning and capacity planning to accommodate all corporate Microsoft and UNIX network server systems, optimizing policies to ensure the fastest and most efficient backup/restore times.
Conduct all production data restore requests.
Troubleshoot, track and resolve issues involving backups/restores for both servers and clients.
Coordinate all tape management issues, including tape inventory, vendor offsite storage rotation, and robot capacity planning.
Monitor all backup servers and tape robots, and conduct or coordinate any/all upgrades and repairs.
Provide disaster recovery vision, planning, coordination, maintenance, and implementation.
Recommend the best technology possible to solve a problem or project, regardless of brand, vendor, or platform. Remains open to non-traditional solutions.
Documents all processes, procedures and operations for both internal needs and end users when required.
Liaison with managers and systems administrators to meet the highest demands of the system uptime.
Participate in periodic off-hours downtime performing upgrades, installations, etc.

Requirements

Education, Experience and Skills:

BS/CS and 5 years hands-on experience with UNIX (Solaris and Linux preferred) system administration, operating system support, and shell scripting.
Minimum of 3 years experience hands-on with Veritas Netbackup in a Unix environment at the enterprise level.
Programming skills in administrative languages, shell scripting, and PERL is required.
Previous disaster recovery planning for IT systems in a corporate or production environment.
Knowledge of DNS/NIS required.
Knowledge and exposure to multi-terabyte SAN infrastructure a plus.
Experience with large scale multiprocessing hardware and software systems.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Professional and friendly service oriented demeanor with co-workers and customers.
Self-motivated energetic team player who can work alongside others to maximize team performance.
Solid decision-making, problem solving, and organizational skills.
Proactive and willing to complete unassigned tasks and take on tasks beyond job scope.

Physical Requirements:

Must be willing to participate in an on-call rotation.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs is a requirement of this position.

Apply here:https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=5993&CurrentPage=4
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