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Unix Engineer-Provisioning
Ref No.: 18-05595
Location: Fort Mill, South Carolina
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/20/2018
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Unix Engineer with our client in their Fort Mill, SC location. This is a direct placement opportunity.

Description:
  • Seeking a Unix Engineer
  • The role involves being part of the Unix Project Provisioning team, which is in charge of the delivery of all the Unix projects across firm transactional and associated peripheral systems
  • The primary focus is the delivery of the projects, making sure we meet deadlines and that all the projects follow our best practices
  • The core application technologies are the ultra-low latency Millennium IT developed trading, market data and clearing platforms, in addition to the SOLA derivative engine
  • The aim of the role is to provide project delivery and support, input to technical designs, system build to design requirements and standards, service handover including operational testing
  • The role involves in-depth technical work on the Linux platform and its hosted technologies
  • The ideal candidate will be a team focused self-starter, possessing a broad skillset covering systems administration and networking with some exposure to application support

Responsibilities:
  • Implement and support infrastructure solutions across a number of trading and information platforms
  • Vendor agnostic installation and configuration of new server and peripheral hardware
  • Provide expertise on SUSE and Red Hat Linux operating systems and associated AutoYaST and Kickstart build technologies, and their integration with Satellite/Foreman/Puppet/Ansible lifecycle management
  • Technical support provision for clustering solutions including Veritas Cluster Server, SLES/RHEL High Availability Extensions
  • Provide effective escalation and resolution of issues and problems to line management
  • Manage multiple streams of work, project resource requests and out-of-hours/weekend support demands
  • Correctly impact and manage the implementation of change without adverse impact to continuity of service, adhering to existing change policy and privileged access processes, liaising with other business and technical teams
  • Support development changes, providing accurate estimates for time and risk, attending project meetings and analyzing impact for proposed project work, meeting deadlines
  • Focus on continuous service improvement and task automation across the department
  • Collaborate with engineering efforts for performance tuning, systems deployment, and configuration management through Puppet
  • Proactively identify operational risks and provide short term solutions whilst tracking the delivery of long term resolutions, reducing the number of recurring technical issues
  • Remain up to date with pertinent technologies to serve as a source of technical advice, and be fully able to understand and impact incidents at a low level
  • Evaluating 3rd party products and associated proof of concept environments
  • Provide input to architectural designs for network, infrastructure, database and applications
  • Identify and resolve latency and packet loss issues across InfiniBand and 10GbE fiber networks
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of procedures and SLAs for all services supported
  • Comply with all group security policies
  • License management to ensure legal compliance at all times
  • Writing and maintaining support documentation, technical specifications and user guides.
  • Invoking level 3 support requests and managing their progression with vendors
  • Gain in depth knowledge of all core LSEG business processes

Requirements:
  • Heavy experience in Linux operating systems (industry certifications advantageous)
  • Systems support experience, preferably gained within a mission critical support environment in the financial services or exchange industry
  • Project management experience including planning, resourcing, communication with sponsors and an understanding of critical path analysis
  • Excellent scripting and programming (BASH/Perl)
  • Experience in provisioning tools like Satellite, Foreman, Puppet and Ansible
  • Virtualization technology experience
  • Experience with TCP/IP and basic routing principles
  • Fundamentals of Storage Area Networking
  • Experience of IBM and Client hardware, Nagios, Control-M, NetBackup, Client OpenView, Subversion, Jira and Remedy would be preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with executives, operations staff, vendors and peers
  • Educated and holding a degree level qualification (preferably in an IT discipline)
  • Trading application, finance, regulation, supervision or equity and derivative market knowledge
  • Appreciation of the business processes and their importance
  • Proven ability to share information efficiently as part of a team to solve problems
  • Beneficial to possess high performance solution exposure in the FPGA and GPU fields
  • Key Behaviors:
    • Analysis and Problem Solving
    • Analyses issues to identify the most commercial, realistic and pragmatic solutions. Considers all options and if one solution does not work will find a successful alternative quickly
  • Communication:
    • Ensure that staff are updated on progress both at a corporate and business unit level against goals and objectives
    • Oral and written communications are tailored to their audience's needs, well structured, persuasive, concise and based upon fact. Messages and arguments are compelling
  • Collaboration:
    • Shares information across teams
    • Managing relationships
    • Demonstrates the knowledge and expertise in their field to have credibility with their peers
    • Always follows up and delivers on action points agreed with clients/colleagues
  • Planning:
    • Prioritizes activities according to business needs – completes essential tasks first
    • Foresees forthcoming risks, escalates early and has plans for risk mitigation
  • Delivery:
    • Takes responsibility and accountability for their own tasks
    • Takes on routine tasks as necessary. Carries out work without prompting and close supervision
  • High Performance:
    • Pro-active and demonstrates initiative

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”