AIX(Linux) System Engineer

Location: Hyderabad, Bengaluru

The candidate should have proven hands on experience in deploying IBM Power Systems IBM AIX OS & Linux (SUSE; RHEL etc.) operating systems to a variety of technology and business clients.

Must have a blend of technical knowledge, business knowledge (Pre-Sales) and effective communication skills for this role.

The role will be expected to work in a positive and collaborative fashion with fellow team members, senior engineering/architect staff, vendors, and customers


Technical Skills required (Must have):

  • 8 + years of hands-on working experience, should have done real time deployments, day to day operations ,Security ; OS Patch Updates and support of :-
    • IBM Power Systems (Power 5/7/8/9 etc.)
    • IBM AIX Operating Systems (6.1/7.1/7.2/7.3 etc.)
    • IBM Power Linux; SUSE on IBM Power
    • Open Source Linux (SUSE ;RHEL etc.) Operating systems
  • Should have an expertise in :-
  • AIX OS Migration from AIX 5.3/6.1 to AIX 7.1/7.2 & IBM Power Systems technology refresh from POWER4/5/6 to POWER7/8/9 systems.
  • Migrate legacy HACMP and Power HA versions from 5.4/5.5/6.1 to Power HA 7.1/7.2.
  • Managing HMC (& managing via HMC-Command line), Virtual I/O servers (VIOS) and AIX LPARs in POWER8/9 systems.
  • Deploying & maintaining Power virtualization(VIOS) and VMware virtualization.
  • system Mirror and SUSE pacemaker cluster.

Technical Skills required (Optional, having them could be an added advantage):

  • 3+ Years of hands-on experience with Microsoft Windows Server operating system, Linux operating system & other hypervisors (Hyper-V , KVM , AHV etc. )
  • 3+ Years of good exposure and mixed working experience on Storage (IBM, Dell EMC, NetApp etc.), Compute (Lenovo/IBM /HP/Dell Servers etc.) and Backup domains (Veritas, Commvault , ArcServe, Veeam etc.)


Technical Certifications:

  • IBM Certified AIX System Administrator
  • IBM Power servers certified System Administrator
  • RHEL/SLES Linux Certified System administrator
  • IBM Storage Administrator

Note: – Must & should have at least 2 (if not 4) of the above mentioned certifications:


Additional Skills:

  • Should be able to Architect and Design IBM Power environments depending on the ask & pain areas of the customers
  • Demonstrate technical leadership in understanding Datacenter practices and application workloads
  • Excellent customer service skills with strong focus on customer satisfaction
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include nights, weekends or holidays as required
  • Must be process and detail oriented with the ability to multitask Strong critical thinking and troubleshooting skills with the ability to determine problems and act without supervision
  • Must be self-motivated and eager to learn new technologies and skills to better assist customers.
  • should able to showcase or conduct Product POCs (Proof of Concept) to colleagues & customers
  • Should be able to collaborate extensively with peers in other infrastructure disciplines in developing designs, implementation plans and support strategies.
  • Must be good in documenting the system configuration & project deployments done.
  • This experience should include the planning, deployment, configuration and administration of heterogeneous virtual environment/s.
  • Should be comfortable and good at articulating technology to the customers.

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