AIX & Backup Admin

Closing Date: May 10, 2021


  • As an AIX & Backup Admin, you will be responsible for providing specialist support for IBM Power, AIX/Linux within Power on a case by case basis as well as the overall general administration of GBM managed Power Systems


  • Installs configures and maintains application software, middleware, hardware, and operating systems for enterprise System p servers
  • Develops backup procedures and scripts.
  • Provides the first level of support to resolve Production hardware or software problems.
  • Monitors the performance of all UNIX business application servers ensuring they are tuned for optimum performance.
  • Must have strong scripting skills as the candidate will be required to develop procedures and scripts to support and enhance daily operations activities.
  • Monitors all UNIX business application servers’ system logs ensuring all errors or issues are resolved in a timely fashion.
  • Should have experience/knowledge in doing the routine upgrades (ML/Firmware/SDD…etc).
  • Recommends systems and process improvements.

 Skills & Certifications

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Highly motivated detail-oriented self-starter with strong analytical skills.
  • The candidate will have very strong knowledge and technical skills around IBM Systems (p series) and enterprise-class IBM storage technologies (DS, ESS, IBM Enterprise Tape Libraries & Virtual Tape Libraries)
  • Highly experienced in AIX OS, High availability clusters (HACMP), and environment security knowledge
  • Experience with TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager Family of products) for Data protection.
  • Provides on-call round-the-clock support to resolve Production hardware or software problems.
  • Strong knowledge of networking technologies (VLANs, Routing) needed to integrate servers in the Data Centre network
  • Disaster recovery experience. Ideally will have working experience in Wintel and Linux environments also.

Qualifications & Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
  •  5+ years of directly related work experience in the field of AIX & Backup Admin.
  •  The candidate must be available in Qatar with a transferable visa & ready to join immediately