UNIX Administrator - job id 32084

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UNIX Administrator


Jersey City, NJ

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Maxim Nikouline


(646) 876-9538


(212) 616-4800 ext-190

A Contract position at One of the largest international banking networks with strong positions in Asia and a significant presence in the United States..

Pay Options: w2. No 3rd part y, no C2C

Contact Maxim call (646) 876-9538 or email max@sans.com with the Job Code MN32084 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Jersey City.

Skills required for the position: UNIX ADMINISTRATOR, REDHAT, EMC, SAN, SCRIPTING, TCP/IP.

Detailed Info: to provide 24/7/365 primary support of all RedHat Linux, AIX & Sun Solaris servers supported throughout the North America Region. Proactively monitor all UNIX systems utilizing Company standard tools. Maintain complete inventory and documentation of deployed systems. Liaise with application developers to gather requirements, design and deploy standard systems which clearly differentiate between Production, DR, Test and Development. Identify operational and infrastructure risks within the environment and work with the application development team and Equity business to make corrections and mitigate risks. Ensure that all systems are backed up according to the business requirements and notify the data owners when there are failures. Ensure optimal resilience of deployed systems; and meet all disaster recovery requirements specified by the business. Liaise with IT Production Engineers in troubleshooting complex, cross-platform issues. Maintain top-notch technical skills and business knowledge through proactive self-learning in addition to any formal instructor-led training provided by the firm. Maintain system high reliability, availability and resiliency levels.

Development/Computing Environment: Strong knowledge of RedHat Enterprise 6.x/7.x and understanding of AIX and Solaris desirable. Strong knowledge of clustering and volume manager technology. Strong knowledge of EMC SAN storage arrays and SRDF technology desirable. Strong knowledge of system performance and monitoring tools. Good scripting knowledge. Solid understanding of TCP/IP and basic networking. Good understanding of UNIX administration core services such as NFS, Automount, DNS, DHCP, NTP/PTP, Sudo, Jumpstart/Kickstart, LDAP, SSH. Knowledge of Puppet, Ansible or other Tools used for automation desirable. Hands-on experience/ knowledge of virtualization technologies. Comfortable performing system upgrades, installing layered products, and analyzing and troubleshooting complex production systems. Ability to interface with users at all levels of the organization and good end-user support skills. Must be well-organized, responsible, a good project manager, have good verbal and written communication skills, and able to multitask in a dynamic environment. Able to work as a member of a team, adhere to corporate standards and change management processes, and work to improve IT standards and policies.


The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 32084