Senior Unix Administrator - eTrading Support

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

This senior role is within eCommerce Tech Support team located in NJ, USA in a focused team supporting the key Ecommerce platform of the bank. The team has a number of unique challenges on an interesting and varied platform that has a key strategic importance for the bank. The role will demand in depth knowledge in Platforms, RedHat Linux, Low latency investigations, Automation, System monitoring and performance tuning.


Key Roles & Responsibilities


  • SME role to provide all-lines (1st-3rd) BAU Unix/Linux support to the Ecommerce business.
  • High Severity incident management.
  • Change coordination and implementation. Adhere to Change Control and Fault Reporting Procedures.
  • Problem Management and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Low Latency experience.
  • Audit, Risk and Control engagement.
  • Business continuity management.
  • Technical reviews & tools assessment.
  • Performance/stability reviews/improvements.
  • Service Improvement Plans.
  • Put forward ideas to improve automation and/or efficiency, and own through to implementation.
  • Drive Delivery/Engineering teams to provide fit-for-purpose solutions as required.
  • Work closely with PSS/Database/Network/Market Data Infrastructure teams to improve platform service offering.
  • Infrastructure stability and pro-active health management.
  • Server uplifts and decommission strategy
  • Configuration management of the Unix estate.
  • Operating system optimisation.
  • Participate in an on-call rota
  • Work out-of-hours/weekends as needed


Qualifications & Skills


  • University Diploma or degree preferred but not essential.
  • Banking experience preferred
  • Very strong knowledge of Redhat Linux.
  • Low Latency or trading system experience.
  • Understanding of Low Latency/high performance computing.
  • Configuration management using modern infrastructure.
  • Hardware and software optimisation.
  • Knowledge about latest market trends and hardware suitable for low latency trading.
  • Low Latency Architecture and system design
  • Good knowledge of co-located data centre environments
  • Operating system build and design experience.
  • good knowledge of BMC Patrol, ITRS Geneos
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbally.
  • Self starter, able to self manage with strong collaboration skills and able to interact effectively with others.
  • Strong shell scripting skills and Ansible
  • Good working knowledge of Storage Infrastructure- SAN and NAS.
  • Good understanding of NTP and DNS architecture
  • Good working knowledge of Splunk and ability to manage splunk configuration, splunk queries.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and deliver.
  • ITIL Foundation v3/ ITIL Service Transition - desirable.
  • Ability to resolve problems and incidents.
  • Team player.

Certifications

  • Redhat Certified Engineer (RHCE) is absolute minimum and Redhat Certified Architect (RHCA) is preferred
  • ITIL Foundation V3 is desired