Unix/Senior System Administrator/Global Banking & Markets IT
HSBC Group
Pune, India
5d ago

Senior OS Administrator

Ref. No. HTK / GBMIT / SOSA / 01 / 2018

  • TheFinance IT department is seeking a Senior OS Administrator to work across allof the platforms within the department. The role will involve standardizationand improving stability;
  • support and maintenance of existing environments andstrategic initiatives such as Cloud transformation and automation. This is thelead role with the possibility for mentoring and training of other team memberswith a view to building a cross functional skillset across the infrastructureteam.

    Key Accountabilities :

    Leading Windows / Unixinvolvement in strategic initiatives.

    Oversight ofWindows / Unix involvement from other team members.

    Participate in projectplanning to establish key milestones and effort estimates.

    SME for the technologyand guide functional delivery teams

    Hands-on experience inthe underlying infrastructure / platforms

    Suggest & implementindustry best practices in production and project delivery

    Contributes intechnical delivery of projects by providing Technical / Application guidance toproject teams

    Identifying emergingtechnology trends, constantly question, clarify from teams and ensure thatcritical technology issues are resolved.

    Proactive analyticaland problem management

    Process / systemimprovements including direct involvement and contribution to crisis calls,MIRs and SIPs

    Producing relevant datafor trending & analysis purpose

    Primarily responsibleto drive Process Improvements and Standardization

    Works closely with AppSupport / Dev teams

    Ensure strict adherenceto all regulatory issues and compliance of all internal controls

    Ensure strict adherenceHSBC Group Compliance Policies

    Maintain compliance toInformation Security other Group policies documented in Group IT FIM

    The major challenges of this roleinclude :

    Number of platforms andcompeting demands for time.

    Global scope and timezone coverage.

    Current design qualityand existing technical debt.

    Requirements :

    Expert level knowledge of UNIX (AIX / Solaris / Linux)

    Should possess industry standard certifications forUNIX / Cluster Technologies.

    Expert level knowledge of VERITAS Volume Manager, VERITASCluster Server and VERITAS Netback up Client

    Expert level knowledge and hands on experience ofconfiguring and supporting Windows 2000 / 2003 / 2008 Server environments plusindustry standard certifications for Windows Server technology (MCITP)

    Expert level knowledge of enterprise classinfrastructure software’s such as anti-virus, backup clients, hardwaretechnologies SAN, NAS, Storage and related client side software.

    Virtualization(VMWare) related working knowledge is a MUST

    Expert level knowledge of Cloud technologies andqualifications (AWS Associate / Professional certs), Azure (MCSA / MCSE / MCSD), GCP(Cloud Architect / Data Engineer)

    Very good understanding of SAN configurationEMC / Hitachi LUNs on UNIX (AIX / Solaris / Linux) servers

    Good understanding of scheduling tools such asControl-M or Autosys

    Will be an asset :

    Excellent understanding of database / server / storage configuration,monitoring and diagnostics

    Experience in major version upgrades and migrations

    Deep understanding of storage array technology

    Ability to develop simple / complex shell scripts as per requirements.

    Ability of support DRtests

    Effective in dealing with Crises calls / Critical issues for businesscritical services

    Proven experience in technically guiding teams inproductivity driven environment.

    Proven experience in managing and buildingrelationship with business partners and customer service.

    Should understand & have proven record of howtechnology adds value to the business and ultimately the end customer.

    Should be well versed with ITIL concepts and morespecific understanding of Service operations activities.

    Excellenttroubleshooting and analytical skills

    ManagingFinance Systems in an Investment Banking environment

    5-10+ years Unix / Windows server experience in large Investment Bank

    Experienceof Implementing and rolling out Agile methodology

    Enthusiastic,self-starter who builds exceptionally strong relationships.

    Implementingsystems on a global scale and working with large global teams

    Strong knowledge ofhost basedSAN migrations


    This role involves working in a rotating

    Shift pattern (

    Shift timingsTBC but will need to cover Finance IT services between HK, London and USbusiness hours. Support is required 24 hrs x 7 days in week x 365 days fromoffice or on-

    call depending on business needs)

    We offer :

  • interesting path of career in an international organization,
  • challenging job in young, dynamic team,
  • competitive and motivational salary, private health care, employees’ benefits,
  • courses & training for our employee.
  • Qualifications

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