AIX Administrator - Quezon City

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As an AIX Administrator, you would work with a variety of individuals that may include business users, internal and external customers, application developers, QA, project leaders and others with a primary focus on large-scale systems, applications, databases and reports leveraging multiple tools, processes, and technologies.



Primary contribution involves being responsible for IT Infrastructure of Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses’ comprising of high end technology, wherein the accountability will include 24x7 running of Unix servers, consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value. The domain accountability includes UNIX (Primary AIX and Secondary Linux) Server Administration.



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Maintenance and support of current internal reporting/forecasting tools

  • Gathering business requirements

  • Design, develop, and test applications used internally by peers and externally to IT leaders

  • Provide technical support for non-programming staff

  • Plan and manage assignments of varying scope

  • Establish new and drive current business processes

  • Collaborate with team members to implement strategies to streamline current system processes

  • Automation and optimization of existing and prospective IT environment through scripting
    [Shell / Perl]

  • Troubleshooting on virtual servers [ knowledge of vSphere /Virtual Center preferred] for AIX [LPAR & VIO]

  • Periodic Quality Assurance/Server Hardening exercises for newly built servers

  • Participate in On-Call and NOC duties on periodic basis

  • User Administration and Account Management [LDAP and NIS]

  • Involvement in periodic activities as Rapid Recovery [RR], Hardware & Firmware upgrade, OS Patching, etc.




  • At least 4 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree on Computer Science/Information Technology.
  • Preferably Supervisor / Senior Associate (5 yrs and up experience) specializing in IT/Computer - Software Development or equivalent.
  • Required skill(s): AIX.

Additional Requirements

Required Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree or higher level of education or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years using Microsoft Access (Advanced)

  • 3+ years using Microsoft Excel

  • 3+ years using SQL and VBA

  • Familiar with ticketing tools in order to track down incidents and break fix request

  • Familiar with client/server troubleshooting related to different type of servers [Apache, Mail, FTP etc.]

  • Good knowledge on LVM/VxVM

  • Good knowledge about UNIX system files, boot process and run levels

  • Experience of working on NFS servers

  • Good knowledge about SAN concepts, setting up& troubleshooting SAN issues from the AIX & Linux OS side

  • Ability to troubleshoot servers through console

  • Clustering Technology

  • Skills on configuration of network and related services at operating system level like NFS,NIC Bonding, Sendmail, SSH and other TCP/IP services

  • Well versed with ITIL concepts such as Incident, Change and Problem Management

Additional Information

  • Location: Quezon City, NCR.
  • Full Time position(s) are available.

Careers at Optum

If you’re going to change careers, why not look for an employer that’s out to change everything? If you have that kind of appetite for change, Optum is the right place for you. As part of the growing UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re driving innovation and change all over the world. That’s creating opportunity right here in the Philippines for people with energy, passion and a focus on quality. We’re driven to help people live healthier lives and to helpmake the health care system work better for everyone. We want to make a difference and that makes this the one job opportunity that can change everything for you.