Senior Unix Administrator (Solaris)

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Build, configure, patch, and maintain Solaris 10 physical servers and Solaris Logical Domains (LDOMs) • Configure Unix File systems (UFS), Zeta File System (ZFS), NFS and SAN attached devices • Monitor, analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve system related and user reported issues • Address hardware and software issues, escalate problems within the team and external vendors. • Coordinate hardware break fix activities with support engineers • Trading Floor support, all front and back end technologies and services running in Solaris environment • First – Last line user support: Provisioning/Maintenance/Moves/Problems/Root cause analysis • Build and deploy Solaris packages for internally developed and third party applications • Look after backup infrastructure, ensure successful completion of backup jobs on a daily basis and troubleshoot failures, send backup tapes off site, complete data restore requests in a timely manner • Provide Unix support for application development teams with configurations, releases, HA and Disaster Recovery testing • Manage DNS, LDAP, Postfix, NFS and other infrastructure core services • Core server and service delivery infrastructure support and Third party services. • Unix based infrastructure design, deployment and support • Server patching, upgrades, and migrations • Data storage/backup solutions, Storage Area Networking (SAN). • Market Data delivery platforms. (Reuters RMDS/DACS, Bloomberg, Telerate, etc.) • Electronic Trading platforms. (Exchange/Broker platforms) • Comply with internal policies, procedures, and audit recommendations • Assist System Security Officer with risks assessments, security programs implementations, and swiftly address system vulnerabilities QUALIFICATIONS: (KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS JOB). • Must have 7+ years of hands-on experience managing Unix systems • Senior level knowledge and experience in: • Solaris 10 Operating System, application and hardware provisioning/maintenance. • Solaris LDOMs virtualization • Server technologies, Storage Area Networks, Backup Management Systems and system security • NetBackup administration • LDAP/Kerberos/Mail administration • Financial /Market Data delivery systems and Electronic Trading platforms. • Security management framework and best practice • Solid knowledge of scripting languages (Bash/Perl, Python is a plus). • Must be able to build and manage Solaris packages • Understanding of middleware platforms (ActiveMQ, Redis cache) • Experience managing Sun/Oracle (T4, T5, M300, M10) servers • Experience with NetApp hardware is preferred • IT project management and organizational skills. • Very good interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills. • Must be able to multitask, work in high stress environment and be flexible with work shifts. • Must be available for off hours and weekend support as required • Take personal accountability and ownership, go above and beyond assigned duties to ensure prompt issues resolution, client satisfaction, and the overall improvement in quality of service delivery read more