Unix Systems Engineer (AIX, HACMP, Shell Scripting, CA7, Testin

DevOps and Cloud

Europe Contract / 1 year contract €500 - €550 per day

Unix Systems Engineer (AIX, HACMP, Shell Scripting, CA7, Testing) – Banking – Brussels / Braine

Rate: 500 – 550

Length: 1-year contract

English speaking primarily – Must have a willingness to learn French

My client is keen to hire a UNIX Systems Engineer for the Production Integration UNIX Team (PIU) ensures the transition of UNIX applications into the production environment :

1/ Analyse the impacts of a new/modified applications on the production environment :
* Ensure applications can be operated into the production environment in a simple and efficient way.
* Organise the scheduling of jobs, processes and tasks into the most efficient sequence, maximising throughput and utilisation to meet business requirements.

2/ Implement the following components :
* Scheduling definitions (CA7, XPS).
* Operation scripts (Shell, Perl, Python…).
* Operational Procedures (stop, start, restart application), Operational Documentation, Operational Tools.

3/ Participate to testing strategy and provide test requirements to validate the production acceptance criteria.

4/ Deploy applications within test, pre-production and production environments :
* Ensure applications can be released into the production environment in a simple and efficient way; ensure a back-out option has been included in the release.
* Prepare for deployment and deploy applications in test, pre-production, and production environments.
* Automate the deployment by means of Ansible playbooks according to corporate standards and guidelines

5/ Provide second level support to Production Operations :
* Participate to the Incident and Problem Management processes.

6/ Contribute to some DeVops/Agile pilot projects as integrator. Insure deployment automation in the context of a continuous Delivery

Your part of the deal:

This position is primarily for a EB (Braine) based IT Production Integrator Developer although there will be opportunity to work with colleagues in London.
The Unix Systems Engineer will be able to perform the responsibilities as defined below in 3-6 months of starting the job. Opportunity will be provided to gain experience through technical training and mentoring of the skills required for the role.
Candidates having French language skills or the willingness to learn the French language will have more opportunity to work on group projects.
Some weekend support may be required plus there will travel to several places in Europe.

Your responsibilities will be :

1/ Integrate applications within the production environment
For new or re-worked applications, design (analyse the impacts of a new/modified application on the production environment) and implement the following topics in the production environment:
* Map the applications on the physical production topology. For the distributed systems this concerns the physical mapping between applications and servers
* Application Backup and Recovery
* Application Monitoring and Alert Management
* Application Scheduling and Control
* Production Operations readiness: Operational Procedures (stop, start, restart, operation scheduling, control system, rerun), Operational Documentation and Operational Tools
* Participate to testing strategy and provide test cases to validate the production acceptance criteria

2/ Deploy applications within test and production environments
* Launch applications into test and production environments.
* Train Production Operations staff to applications’ operational procedures, documentation and tools.
* Automate the deployment process

3/ Validate Production Acceptance Criteria for implementation.

4/ Define policies and standards
* Contribute to the definitions of guidelines, procedures, best practices, regarding integration of application within the production environment.

2/ Technical Specification
Good experience in:
* Linux environments, Aix (incl. HACMP and pacemaker cluster) is a plus
* Unix Shell, Perl and Python scripting. PHP is a plus.
* IBM Websphere MQ Series
* IBM Websphere Application Server, Jboss
* Oracle – SQLPLUS (Some SQL knowledge to perform queries)
* Knowledge of testing concepts
* Familiar with project management methodology and project lifecycle (V-model & SCRUM/Agile).
* Ansible – playbook development for deployment automation, Tower is a plus
It should be noted that although a high degree of technical competence is required this is NOT a development role.

Please do send across to me the most up to date copy of your CV to eobiechefu@welovesalt.com

This job ad was posted by Salt. To find out more about Salt’s Privacy Policy and how your application is processed, please visit our website https://www.welovesalt.com/privacy-policy/.

Job Reference: 8399539534

Salary: €500 - €550 per day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 1 year contract

Job Start Date: ASAP

Apply Now

Here are some related jobs

DevOps and Cloud

DevOps Engineer

I am working with a VC backed start-up, who are helping businesses accelerate their product innovation through an inventive combination of Machine Learning and Data Visualisation. We're looking for a…

£45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and standard benefits
DevOps and Cloud

DevOps Engineer (DevSecOps)

My client is looking for a DevOps (DevSecOps) Engineer professional to work with the Development team to design and develop a greenfield digital product, with a keen eye for scalability.…

Up to £65000 per annum + Bonus and standard benefits
DevOps and Cloud

Junior DevOps Engineer

I am currently working with the UK's fastest growing next-gen TV platform who already boast over 11 million regular viewers who are looking for a Junior DevOps Engineer. This role…

Up to £40000 per annum

Upload your CV

Upload your CV and one of our consultants will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Please let us know where you are, or where you would like to be in the world so we can point you in the right direction.

  • Click here to find out more about Salt's Privacy Policy
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Cookie Consent×

Salt uses cookies to improve the user experience of our site. Cookies allow you to have a more enhanced journey through the site when searching for a specific job or location. They also allow for social sharing through Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Whose doesn’t like cookies? Unfortunately it’s not those kind of cookies we are referring to but they are there to help us understand how our site is being used and give you a better service. You can find out more about how Salt uses cookies here. By continuing to use the Salt site you are consenting to use our cookies.