Kratos Technology & Training Solutions AIX System Administrator in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description:


AIX Server administration for the Network Enterprise Center – Redstone Arsenal under the Army Logistics Transformation (ALT) – Global Combat Support System - Army (GCSS-Army) contract.

Primary responsibilities will be to provide AIX server administration on POWER7 and POWER8 based GCSS-Army production and development systems including design, administration, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, monitoring, integration, backup/recovery, and optimization of AIX servers.

Candidates that can exhibit proficiencies on other UNIX/Linux platforms will be considered but should be able to show experience that relates to support of enterprise class hardware and UNIX/Linux platforms.



  • Support and administer AIX servers and related hardware and software systems to ensure the high availability of client/server applications on these systems. These applications include ERP systems involving the use of SAP application and Oracle databases.

  • Responsibilities will include systems administration, security implementations, operations and support. This will include maintenance and research to ensure continual innovation, optimal operation, security, and high availability.


  • Maintaining documentation & adhering to change management processes

  • Backup and Recovery Operations

  • Storage and SAN Administration


The employee will likely be placed in a cubicle. The work environment characteristics are representative of those of an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job in a typical office/workstation/cubicle situation. Able to work sitting or standing at desk and operate a computer via standard input devices such as using a keyboard and reading information on a monitor. Can be called upon to perform general work in a datacenter performing tasks such as running cables, installing computer equipment, etc. Work environment may also be fast-paced and will require work under pressure to meet deadlines and at times will include afterhours, weekend, and oncall work.

Experience and Skills:


Required –

  • AIX System Administration (specifically v7.1)

  • Hardware Management Console (HMC)

  • Ability to work independently on complex technical tasks

*Preferred –*

  • Experience working in a DoD related environment

  • Shell Scripting


  • IBM Bladecenter

  • IBM Storage, SVC

  • NetBackup v7.7

  • Oracle, SAP

  • Linux (specifically Red Hat)


  • 6+ years directly applicable experience

  • CompTIA Security+ certification required

  • BA/BS in a related field preferred

  • Computing Environment certification preferred

Job Tracking ID: 85347-253345

Location: Huntsville, AL

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: November 29, 2017

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Years of Experience: More than 5 Years

Level of Education: Some College

Starting Date: ASAP