Unix Systems Engineer

Unix Systems Engineer

Job Title: Unix Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
Salary: €400 - €450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7916
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2018 19:00

Job Description

Our client is a major cable company in Europe and undertaking a large Data Centre transmation with 12 DC's across Europe. They require a UNIX Systems Engineer to join their team in Amsterdam for up to 18 months.


Design, install, and maintain network hardware, middleware (Oracle, Enterprise Service Bus, SSO), software (LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, intranet systems, SDDCs), and online/web/Sharepoint applications.
Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users.
Determine network and system requirements.
Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
Ensure network connectivity throughout a company's LAN/WAN infrastructure is on par with technical considerations.
Maintain network facilities in individual machines, such as drivers and settings of personal computers as well as printers, and in network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, and intrusion detection systems.


Proven experience as a skilled Unix Systems Engineer who has undertaken consolidation and migration activities for AIX and UNIX.
Knowledge of core systems that may be interpendent with UNIX.
Provide migration recommendations and guidance to migration planning; working with Migration Schedulers and Execution Leads
Provide input into to-be state for migrated UNIX physical servers. Validate existing R6 assessment and plan for execution.
Technically plan and execute the migration of UNIX (AIX, Solaris) physical servers to updated hardware
Undertake logical decommissioning activities associated with UNIX physical servers which have been migrated
Collaborate with infrastructure and application teams to ensure the migration minimises risk and impact to the business.

Please apply if interested in finding out more.
English speaking environment
If coming from outside of the Netherlands we can support you for setting up in Netherlands