We are looking for a UNIX System Administrator for our banking client in Frankfurt, Germany. We are offering a hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility.

As a Unix system administrator, you will provide Unix support for our global estate of around 5000 servers. We are looking for a good communicator and a problem solving individual. You will provide both operational support of the UNIX estate, system maintenance (patching), and storage migration work where necessary.  You will support UNIX hardware including Solaris and Linux (SLES, OEL). Our client is investing heavily in technology, which means we are investing in you. Join us here, and you will constantly be looking ahead.

What you’ll do

  • Rapid response to incidents, providing dedicated support to all activities for Global Unix infrastructure.
  • Advanced system tunings to application specific requirements. Systems standardization and automation.
  • Keeping the Unix environment compliant with the technology roadmap, such as OS & hardware upgrades, 3rd party software upgrades, etc…
  • Work in a global team in a follow-the-sun model. Some out-of-hours and weekend work will be required to comply with applicable change windows.
  • Work with other infrastructure teams on solving issues.
  • Work closely with our engineering team and other vendors.
  • Interface with IT and business clients at all levels of the organization.

Skills you’ll need

  • 5+ years of experience with Linux (SLES, OEL or RHEL) and UNIX (Solaris) in system administration: upgrades, patching and configuration management, performance management, troubleshooting, analysis and capacity planning.
  • 5+ years of experience with Veritas products (VCS and Volume management) on Solaris and Linux.
  • Experience of working with EMC and equivalent enterprise storage products.
  • Strong skills in TCP/IP Networking & advanced systems tuning, network topology and firewalled environments.
  • Experience installing layered products in a timely fashion, analyzing & troubleshooting complex systems and familiarity with ITSM procedures.
  • Experience in Perl and Shell scripting writing scripts to automate various tasks.

Skills that will you excel

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or related field or equivalent education.
  • Knowledge of physical infrastructure and hardware such as HP ProLiant DL380/580, and Oracle/Sun M series and other SPARC servers.
  • Operational experience of Oracle Exadata and Exalogic products would be useful
  • You will need to be comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • You will need good problem solving skills with ability to work in a highly pressurized multitask environment.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Individual career planning including support for trainings and certifications
  • A hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility.
  • Work-life balance initiatives

How to apply

If you are interested in this project, please send your CV, your hourly rate and the date of availability to projects@avato.net.

We are looking forward to your application!

Your contact person: Mariia Filippova
+49 6023967491

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