Quest Diagnostics
Senior Unix/Linux Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Mason Map
Posted: 11/07/2021
Closing: 12/06/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

Senior Unix/Linux Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities:

Creative Thinker
-Responsible for the technical installation plan for new customer implementations and Quanum ECS release upgrades.  This involves working directly with our customer’s technical staff and third party vendors.
-Responsible for all installation/upgrade technical activities for Quanum ECS system, including all supported third party applications, and databases.
-Plan and execute Quanum ECS hardware and storage migrations including the technical plans to move to different hardware and OS platforms.
-Responsible for providing expertise on new technologies as they relate to hardware configurations, including high availability, disk mirroring, storage area networks, tape libraries, centralized backup solutions, etc.
-Collaborate on technical documentation related to installation and upgrade activities.
-Conduct Knowledge Transfer sessions related to Quanum ECS technical infrastructure and use for the customer’s technical team.
-Participate in process improvement initiatives.
-Provide support for sales and account management related to hardware and system configuration.

Basic Purpose:

This position is responsible for installation, configuration and upgrade of the Quanum Enterprise Content Solutions (ECS) system.  This position involves working with Linux (Red Hat), or IBM (AIX) and Windows servers configured in a high availability environment, SAN and NAS storage, utilizing an Oracle database.

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.


Education Preferred:

Knowledge and skills at a level normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Science in Computer Science or related or equivalent experience

Work Experience:
5+ years of system administration experience, preferably in Linux (Red Hat), or environment IBM-AIX.
5+ years of experience with Window server environments and virtualized server environments.

-Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain high level of confidentiality.
-Superior listening and problem resolution skills
-Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
-Self-directed, with considerable initiative
-Ability to read and quickly interpret technical documentation
-Demonstrated ability to communicate orally or in written form effectively with co-workers, departments, customers and vendors.
-Excellent customer service skills. Must possess skills to be able to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
-Must understand configuration and troubleshooting processes for software, hardware, networking and accessory equipment.
-Some Experience with PC hardware/OS and peripherals.
-This role requires occasional travel of up to 25%.
-Job could require work outside of business hours and weekends related to off hours installation and upgrade activities.

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

Your Quest career. Seek it out.

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship

Senior Unix/Linux Engineer