Unix System Administrator

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Contract, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Unix System Administrator

For our client, an international bank in Zurich, Swisslinx are currently looking for a highly motivated and passionate Unix System Administrator to join their team in Zurich for an 8 month project.

Unix System Administrator

Responsibilities in this role will include:
•Provide third level support for Red Hat Linux and Oracle Solaris in a distributed server environment, liaising with regional counterparts.
•Participate in global infrastructure projects.
•Drive for automating repetitive tasks and implementing automation on a global scale.
•Communicate and collaborate with other internal partners for designing, planning and coordination of implementation to ensure work is completed in a timely manner.
•Write technical documentation for related infrastructure, which includes, but is not limited to, the following technologies:
-Red Hat Linux, Oracle Solaris
-Clustering (VCS, RHCS, SC), Unix storage stack (filesystems and volume managers - LVM, VxFS, ZFS, ASM, NFS), storage technologies (SAN, NAS)
-Naming services (LDAP, DNS, NIS)
-Kerberos, NTP
•Participate in on call rota.
•Participate in weekend and evening work.

What to bring:
• At least 5 years of experience in supporting UNIX-based distributed, large-scale computing environment.
• Solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating systems (at least Red Hat Linux and Solaris required) and knowledge of virtualisation technologies (VMWare).
• Extremely good troubleshooting skills.
• Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking.
• Very good scripting skills (shell, Python, Perl).
• Knowledge of software configuration management tools (preferably Puppet), version control systems (preferably Git), and unattended provisioning systems (Kickstart, Jumpstart).
• Prior industry experience is not mandatory, though will be considered an asset.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
• Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

Skills with at least two of the following products are mandatory:
• Red Hat Satellite, Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas Cluster Server, Red Hat Cluster Suite, Sun Cluster

The offer:
This position offers the right candidate the chance to work in an exciting fast paced working environment. You will be based in Zurich, and will have the chance to gain experience in a well-known bank in Switzerland. The contract would start in as soon as possible and run for 8 months.

Would you like to learn more about this opportunity? Then we look forward to receiving a copy of your CV and references.