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Linux Production Support Administrator

Linux Production Support Administrator

Job Locations 
US-NJ-Jersey City
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Information Technology
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The Linux Production Support Administrator will be responsible for the administration of the bank's applications running on the Linux and AIX operating systems. The candidate in this role will be responsible for server administration, support of maintenance and vendor provided patches, investigation and troubleshooting of application issues, and to provide support to application managers and developers.


This position will be a key member in JRIA's Application Production Support Team and will support bank's critical applications for Europe and North America. The candidate will be able to analyze and respond to application incidents and issues that occur within the production environment. They will also assist the applications teams with day-to-day administration and/or deployment, testing, debugging and maintenance activities for applications running on the Linux /UNIX operating systems.




Assess and identify appropriate changes and make recommendations for implementation.
Plan, prepare, test and apply maintenance fixes provided by the application vendors.
Develop test plans for implementing new software or new releases of the software. 
Assist application developers with high level problem program debugging and correction. 
Provide system support including off shift on call support as and when required. 
Enhance staff skill levels by cross training.
7+ years experience supporting and administering UNIX & Linux environments
Must have experience installing and configuration of the application software
Must have experience in applying application patches and maintenance packs
Thorough understanding of Unix file system structure and permissions
Experience working with security hardening of the servers and audit requirements
Must know korn shell and perl programming
Experience with Red Hat and AIX
7+ years of AIX on pSeries experience
7+ years of Linux experience (RedHat)
2+ years of Perl experience
2+ years of korn shell experience
Oracle SQL and Toad experience is Plus



Required  Skills/Abilities

Excellent communication and documentation skills      
Must have quality team building skills, positive attitude, detail oriented, self motivated and strong project management skills. 
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Skills  and  Special  Requirements  (heavy lifting, excessive overtime, etc.)

Occasional weekend and late night support for production support and migration