Talan is looking for an Unix/Linux Administrator for a permanent position downtown Montreal.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities: Server administration and engineering. Providing 3rd level support case handling in a large 24x7 distributed server environment operating within the realms of ITIL processes
Development of documentation and procedures for near-shore and off-shore support teams
Development of tools (python/perl) and puppet modules for automation
Work closely with both IT and business partners to design and implement solutions supporting business needs
Experience in high frequency trading environments and a deep understanding of low latency and HPC systems
This role is responsible for diagnosing and troubleshooting complex technical environments on distributed applications and infrastructure and ensuring secure solutions following industry best practices
Able to contribute to Market-watch initiatives and able to recommend solutions to improve the environment and provide value to the business
Candidates must be client focused, able to work independently while interacting across different teams to accomplish projects. Candidates must have the ability to complete detailed quality documentation, project plans using Wekan, Visio, etc.
Knowledge of multicast and market data technologies is a must. The candidate will also be responsible for analyzing performance issues, configuring new deployments, and providing day-to-day support.
Ensure procedures are followed and mechanisms are in place to ensure compliance to technical designs, best practices and are well supported
Provide mentoring to colleagues and training for solutions.
Serve as a subject matter expert and escalation point when needed
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
Excellent technical skills on the following technologies:Linux Server Operating Systems RHEL 3+ years
Dev (Python/Perl/Git/Bash) 1+ years
Volume manager and LVM 1+ years
Puppet 1+ years
Cloud based technologies 1+ years
Proficient in:Active Directory /Centrify
HP / DELL x86 Hardware
Low latency networking and troubleshooting (10GB / Multicast)
TCP/IP protocol suite and its utilities (LDAP, DHCP, DNS, SMTP, and NFS, etc.)
NetBackup or other enterprise backup platforms
SAN and FC Storage and NFS
Desired / Plus:Redhat Satellites
Oracle RAC setup
ElasticSearch / Kibana / Logstach
Software Factory (e.g. Jenkins) and Continous Delivery
Contribution on Open Source Github project
Competencies: Client focused, must have a strong customer service mentality and ability to work with developers, users, and other staff
Able to work independently and in a team environment while interacting across different group to accomplish projects.
Ability to interact with other business lines managers, technical staff and senior managers
Must have both hands-on design and implementation experience as well as expert level knowledge of server technologies and operating systems
Experience in systems convergence and integration for disparate systems
Expert in High Availability environments and DR scenario design, implementation and testing
Security focused individual skilled in server hardening, audit response and remediation
Knowledgeable in VMware cloud tools (VCAC, VROPS, ITBM, VMTurbo)
Strong focus on automation and orchestration (Scripting Perl or Python / Puppet )
Understanding of backup technologies
Strong experience with logical volume management including LVM and ZFS
Provide coverage for 7-7pm production hours as well as availability for weeknight and weekend on-call support.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
Must be detail and goal oriented dedicated to accomplishing tasks.
Experience Needed:Minimum 3 years experience in Systems Administration, Architecture, and Engineering
Ability to learn and adopt to new environment quickly
Management / ITIL process
Experience working in large (500+ servers), 24x7 environments
Educational Requirements: Master’s Degree in Engineering
Desired / Plus: RedHat certifications
Python PCAP certifications
Languages: Fully bilingual English and French