SSUSA Job #837: Linux Systems & Application Support Administrator

Job Description

LINUX SYSTEMS & APPLICATIONS SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR

 

One of our financial clients in New Jersey is looking for a Linux Systems & Applications Support Administrator to be part of their System & Applications Support Engineering team that provides 24/7 support of the company's global back-office, production & trading systems infrastructure.  The individual will troubleshoot application and system problems, install and configure IBM Servers & HP Integrity servers in a Redhat Linux/Unix environment, and globally work with Field Services personnel.  

Responsibilities:

·      Provide reliable and quality support in a production environment.

·        Respond to events from the monitoring tools, with the goal of restoration of service.

·        Carry out system health checks periodically and following deployments and upgrades.

·        Analyze application logs to determine the root cause of problems.

·        Perform trace analysis using TCPdump, Snoop and Ethereal.

·        Plan and document Change Requests, as required to implement Application and Server upgrades and changes.

·        Work with hardware and software vendors to obtain support to diagnose problems.

·        Remotely Guide field staff with deployment and replacement of servers and server components

·        Participate in meetings with other groups (Engineering, Development, and QA) to plan and document deployment approaches and Operational Requirements.

 

SKILLS:

·        Follow procedures; provide updates; ask questions; take action; follow up on missing; incomplete or unresolved issues.

·        Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and logic.

·        Individual must be a self-starter, highly dependable and detail-oriented.

·        Communicate clearly and concisely in a logical, organized fashion, verbally and in writing with co-workers, superiors, and corporate users.

       Must be:

·        Organized with the ability to multitask.

·        Flexible to change of task.

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KNOWLEDGE:

·        5+ years of Linux experience

·        2+ years’ experience working on trading system environments

·        In-depth knowledge of RHEL 5, RHEL 6 and RHEL 6. including clustering.  

·        4+ years experience with installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Servers. 

·        Experience in hardware and software support, configuration and installation of Servers, Server Hardware, Operating system installation, and network TCP/IP experience.

·        Knowledge and experience with installation, the configuration of PCs, small servers 

·        An understanding of Network routers and switches desirable.

·        Strong understanding of LAN/WAN, TCP/IP and DNS

·        Familiarity with ESX VMware virtualization is a plus

·        Experience with MS Windows Server desirable.

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Job Location
Livingston, NJ

Position Type
Consulting