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Systems Administrator - UNIX/Linux, Shell, Networking

Cornwallis Elt Ltd

Posted on Sep 21, 2022 by Cornwallis Elt Ltd

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£70k - £85k Annual
Systems Administrator - UNIX/Linux, Shell, Networking, Investment Banking, Low-Latency, Sys Admin, Infrastructure, DevOps

My client, a leading global investment bank, is currently looking for an experienced System Administrator to join the organisation, preferably from a Financial Service background.

The role, sits within Market Valuation and Risk Management Technology. MVRM systems enables the bank's Risk functions and trading businesses to calculate, generate, analyse, and report on major risk and capital metrics to regulators.

The platform is currently undergoing a strategic migration to Google cloud. This is a key role to work with the Platform team to build out and maintain the estate on-premises and off-premises (cloud).

Your key responsibilities

  • Prepare hardware for production use and manage application onboarding activities
  • Work with Platform team to build automated solutions to provide consistent installation of core Linux packages and settings
  • Work closely with UNIX engineering to keep our estate compliant and relevant with applicable security and monitoring processes
  • Develop and maintain system integration for hardware stability and capacity monitoring
  • Set up and troubleshoot network connectivity required for application operations and participate in production issue diagnosis

Your skills and experience
  • Expert UNIX/Linux skills (advanced user/system administrator) including deep hands-on experience with UNIX Shell (bash/ksh)
  • Strong Networking knowledge: Ethernet basics, TCP/IP administration (routing, Firewalls, etc)
  • Experience of working on a distributed low-latency system
  • Experience of tech stack improvements and optimisation's (latency, throughput, and memory) as well as infrastructure (Co-Location, multicast, dedicated networks)
  • Working Knowledge of Scripting languages (Python, Perl). Knowledge of Windows administration/Scripting is an advantage
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Systems Administrator to join a global organisation in a highly visible programme of work.

Cornwallis Elt is an Employment Agency & Employment Business and has been listed 3 times in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 of the UKs fastest growing private companies, as well as in the Recruitment International Top 250, Top 50 in IT and the Recruiter Fast 50 & Hot 100 reports.

Reference: 1736116783

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