Sr Unix Enigneer Position - job id 32003

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Sr Unix Enigneer Position


Downtown, NYC - Financial District

How to Apply


Maxim Nikouline


(646) 876-9538


(212) 616-4800 ext-190

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact Maxim call (646)876-9538 or email with the Job Code MN32003 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: UNIX, LINUX, REDHAT, PERL, PYTHON, DATA CENTER.

Detailed Info: Duties include:

Primary role and responsibilities include support for Unix, and Virtualization along with network, and storage running on diversified hardware, including daily administrative functions, diagnosing and resolving issues, doing installations, configurations and automation.

Working with new and alternate Linux distros and open-source technologies

e.g. CentOS, CoreOS, Open stack as needed to support innovation, research and evaluation activities

Maintaining accurate and updated run-book operational documentation on all technologies used, to allow incoming engineering and operations staff to understand how to operate the technology, and contrasting to existing production technology solutions

Offset hours or weekend support as neededSkills Required:As this role is very technical and requires a high degree of complex stakeholder management, the skills of the individual are paramount to the success of the role.

The ideal candidate will have a deep technical background, with an understanding of the industry, and skills in the development of infrastructure strategies in an environment that may often have conflicting business and technical requirements:

Required Technical Skills (all necessary)

10 year Expert level experience with Linux RHEL kernel and Driver level performance and tuning, Hardware Architecture including disk, nic,hba, cpu, memory and OS certification including vcs clustering, volume management, file systems, configuring

Development/Computing Environment: 5 year Strong programming experience developing infrastructure applications using Python, Perl.

5 year Virtualization experience using esxi, networking and san storage

5 year hands-on Experience in the areas of innovation, research, evaluation and implementation of next generation, open-source, and cloud based technologies, tools.

2-3 years Project management experience to lead and manage independently.

2-3 years Data Center management experience DCIM, ITAM, IMAC, Logistics and Asset life-cycle management.

Strong analytical, diagnosing , troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, including skills to take on new technologies and to work with EI SME as necessary

Experience with End user client operations support, Ticketing systems, change management processes and providing general, project and engagement specific end-user support

Intermediate level experience supporting SAN storage, windows servers/desktops and Networking.

Required General skills:

Attitude to self-learn, contribute and diversify across multiple technologies.

Detail-oriented, self-starter and able to work both independently and in a team environment

Strong technical aptitude, demonstrated by experience in implementing, configuring, administering, and testing computer systems.

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision despite rapidly changing priorities


The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 32003