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Linux/Unix Senior Engineer/Specialist - Banking

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Huxley Associates
18 June 2014
16 July 2014
Sophie Organ
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Further information

One of the world's leading global investments banks is looking to hire a bright Linux/Unix Engineer to be a key player in the design, creation, maintenance and documentation of toolsets for assisting the linux / unix teams in their day to day production support activities and environment management.

Therefore the role is highly multidimensional and will include management of the O/S build, creating patch bundles & patching toolsets, defining build standards, all the while working very closely with Unix Engineering, internal audit & security, and the production support teams.

Technical Requirements

Essential -

  • Sound technical knowledge of Linux RedHat, Solaris (AIX experience is a bonus)
  • Good core and associated networking experience: TCP/IP, DNS, NFS, NIS, LDAP and SSH
  • Strong Veritas (vm/fs/vcs/dmp) experience
  • O/S patching experience
  • Proficiency in scripting e.g bash / ksh

Desirable -

  • Python Experience and exposure to automation tools and development
  • Configuration Management Experience (CFEnging, Chef, Puppet)
  • Estate Management activities e.g. creating patching tools, unix build related task, cross-platform tools etc.

This role will be heavily involved in problem and project management so would suit someone who enjoys handling multiple projects in an innovative, fast-paced environment, and taking ownership for their work both as part of a team and autonomously.

Huxley Associates

Huxley Associates is an international recruitment agency specialising in the placement of senior professionals in a diverse range of sectors.