AIX Server Team Manager
Sonic Healthcare USA

Austin, Texas

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Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:


  • Austin, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Remote - US

Position Summary

The AIX Server Manager's role is a hand's on manager responsible for the day to day AIX, UNIX server operations, long term planning and project execution. The AIX Server Manager will lead a team of Engineers providing mentoring, performance evaluations, prioritizing tasks and leading incidents through successful closure. The manager will configure and administer various IT systems, with a focus on maintaining security through confidentiality, integrity and availability. This individual should have demonstrable experience in AIX, Linux, Unix, Cache, and varying protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, SSH, L2TP/IPsec with knowledge of TCP/IP and various web applications and troubleshooting. This is a hands-on leadership role with HR and Team Building responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:
  • Manage the operating systems of the Sonic Healthcare USA non-Windows servers.
    • Review new system designs and major modifications for operability prior to implementation
    • Perform reviews of security architecture, information security administration and policy
    • Collaborate with Sonic staff in the evaluation of new software and hardware systems, particularly as they relate to Apollo
    • Collaborate with other Infrastructure teams to identify server, network and system vulnerabilities and the appropriate solutions to eliminate or minimize their potential effects
    • Collaborate with administrative and compliance staff in the development and maintenance of the Sonic Healthcare information policies
    • Collaborate with administrative staff in ensuring that departments have fulfilled their information security responsibilities

  • Manage Non-Windows server access and controls
    • Review and revise naming standards, access controls and security
    • Manage the annual audit of end user accounts and create remediation plans
    • Manage non-Windows appliances in the DMZ in conjunction with the Data Center Manager.
    • Manage Cache databases in conjunction with peer teams

  • Monitoring and incident responses
    • Monitor server logs for violations and issues
    • Investigate any actual or potential problems or incidents
    • Provide periodic reporting on issues

  • Training and Professional Development
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of available and emerging network, security and computer technologies through professional reading, attending industry conferences, and professional development (training, education, and participation in professional associations)
    • Review advisories posted through agencies such as CERT, Center for Internet Security, and SANS and recommends appropriate security improvements
    • Provide training for staff and management

  • Other
    • Adhere to change management procedures and implement changes during defined and negotiated change windows
    • Help maintain proper documentation of the organization's computing environment
    • Help design and manage the business recovery and disaster recovery plans for the enterprise
    • Ensure that relevant policies, laws, and regulations are followed or enforced
    • Perform other duties as assigned


  • AIX, UNIX and/or LINUX server engineering level experience required
  • Security appliance administration
  • TCP/IP knowledge
  • Internet protocol knowledge
  • MS-SQL or Cache experience
  • Varying scripting techniques
  • Web security knowledge and experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks as they arrive, and make decisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively through both written and verbal communication within varying levels of the business

Other Functions:
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, business or related field, or equivalent education and related training
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Server Manager or Team Leader
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an AIX, LINUX or UNIX Engineer

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Lab or other Health Care environment
  • Experience in ITIL or similar methodology

  • Ability to travel up to 20%.

License Certification:
  • N/A

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Work Shift:

Job Category:
Information Technology

Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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