IT Jobs – Linux/UNIX L3 – SME at Wipro Technologies

Organisation: Wipro Technologies
Kampala, Uganda
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Defining
    technical solutions based upon the Customer requirement with Wipro MSA
  • Assessing
    server, storage and infrastructure sizing including capacity and
  • Problem
    & root cause identification of critical and reoccurring issues.
  • Best
    practice implementation in UNIX domain.
  • Defining
    data center hardware configurations to meet application requirements
    including servers, storage, data center networks, and load balancing and
    clustering services based upon according to architecture standards.
  • Reviewing
    and evaluating current provided services, including monitoring, for
    service improvements. This activity will include updating event thresholds
    and turning event and incident correlation.
  • Provide
    technical oversight and support teams by leading high level/impact
    incidents to drive to conclusion and add to root cause analysis. Also may
    be responsible for the development of resolutions for systemic issues.
  • Establishing
    and maintaining a relationship with the client’s GM & CIO and
    technical leadership to understand the client’s technology landscape,
    business needs and direction.
  • Working
    with IT teams to ensure application requirements are understood and
    translated to technical solutions. 
  • Technical solutions should consider the
    operational support requirements to ensure they meet operational
Skills and Experience:
  • Experience
    with integration of heterogeneous technology environments as well as
    maintaining operational management across coexistent multiple generations
    of technology in an enterprise data center environment
  • Data
    Center Operational Support experience  7+years
  • Ability
    to set direction and lead technical staff to design and deliver Service
    Improvement projects.
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills to interface with Sr. Managers
  • High
    level understanding of Unix/Linux/ Oracle Linux with operational support
    and architectural support with 7+ years’ experience
  • Architectural
    and operational knowledge of Sun Solaris/ based systems, Solaris 10/11.
  • Extensive
    knowledge in backup, restore, and archival technologies
  • Shell
    scripting knowledge and Automation of repeated tasks using scripts.
  • OS
    hardening & Implementation of security patches
  • Managing
    Disk space, Processor Utilization, Network Utilization related to server.
  • Implementing
    Hardware and Software RAID levels through Solaris Volume Manager /Linux
  • ZFS
    volume management in Solaris. Experience in VERITAS Volume manager.
  • Experience
    in Solaris Zones & LDOMs. Solaris/Linux Virtualization using P2V
  • Patch
    management in Solaris/ Linux.
  • Core
    Knowledge on hardware Sun Blades & M, T series servers/ Intel Blades
  • Processing
    and resolving support service requests & Evaluating and reporting
    system performance.
  • Has
    experience developing and supporting Disaster Recovery architecture,
    strategies, and implementations.
  • Experience
    in UNIX shell scripting and automation.
  • IT
    Systems monitoring experience with Nagios, Solar Winds, Uptime and other
    monitoring tools.
  • Proficiency
    in Service Management: ITIL Certification is mandatory
  • Technically
    sound, able to understand the customer needs and project requirements
  • Planning
    and Execution abilities.
to Apply:
  • All
    those interested should abide by these instructions else risk disqualification.
  • Write
    an Application letter and CV/Resume.
  • Merge
    these two documents into one document in either word or PDF format.
  • Do
    not attach or send any scanned documents. These are sometimes too large
    for our inbox.
  • Send
    an application, please click “Apply
    to Position” 
  • Only
    successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please
    contact our offices directly.

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