Unix Administrator, Solaris, Linux, SPARC, x86, Sun, Oracle, London

Working as a team member in the UNIX Team responsible for the development and support of the UNIX Technology and Infrastructure for this financial institution. This is a highly technical role managing, developing and maintaining this critical infrastructure and its related services. The role primarily entails, but is not limited to, having the ability to work on new Projects and BAU activities using their initiative and ability to work to tight deadlines supporting the immediate IT – Infrastructure management teams.

Systems managed by the UNIX Team include:

  • Sun and HP hardware across multiple UK sites
  • Business critical systems running Solaris 8, 10, SPARC and x86
  • Virtualised technologies such as Containers and LDOM’s
  • Patch Management via Oracle Ops Center
  • Significant NFS and Samba share deployments
  • Systems Monitoring using Big Brother/NetIQ/BMC and Capacity Planning
  • Asset Management (Software, Hardware and Licences)
  • CMDB/CMS development
  • Automation Tools and Process management

Key Capability/Experience:

  • Significant Unix Administrator skills supporting UNIX systems across Solaris and Linux operating systems for a Financial Markets or Trading area
  • At least 5 years hands on Solaris 8 and Solaris 10 (SPARC & x86) experience
  • At least 3 years hands on experience working, building and supporting Sun/Oracle Servers
  • Familiarity with the following products (Must Have):
    • DNS/NIS/LDAP
    • Veritas Foundation suite
    • Veritas Foundation suite HA
    • BMC Patrol/Big Brother/NetIQ
    • Familiarity with the latest Sun hardware portfolio
    • Knowledge of Oracle Ops Center and Jumpstart skills
    • Solaris Virtualisation Infrastructure Skills (Containers & LDOM’s)
  • Familiarity with the following products (Desirable):
    • Connect Direct
    • IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler
    • Familiarity with the HP DL & BL hardware
    • Sun Directory Services and NIS administration
    • Quest Authentication Services (QAS)

Previous financial services or insurance infrastructure experience advantageous.

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