Senior Linux Administrator

jersey city, New Jersey

One of the biggest North American banks and a multinational financial services company is eeking a Senior Linux Administrator in Jersey City, NJ for a 6-month contract term.


  • Responsible for operational support and delivery of Unix services (Linux, Solaris, containers/docker etc.)
  • Responsible for internal automated solutions on Unix infrastructure
  • Support low latency trading desks including user access, virtual desktops, Linux administration and kernel bypasses
  • Monitor trading applications and support requirements, patching, troubleshooting and provisioning
  • Oversee kernel bypasses using Solarflare
  • Troubleshooting hardware/OS/network issues
  • Develop frameworks for remedial action
  • Manage overall Linux/Solaris infrastructure
  • Provide mentorship, expertise and coaching for junior staff


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or comparable
  • 5+ years' experience with Linux administration
  • RedHat Linux certification (5+)
  • Experience with Solaris 10+
  • Experience with Pacemaker and Veritas cluster
  • Experience with Solarflare and exablaze cards

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