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UNIX Engineering Lead

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    City of London, London

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    £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum

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    Gavin O'Reilly

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    about 1 year ago

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Unix Engineering Lead - Red Hat - Satellite/Directory Server/Ansible + Cloud

Unix Engineering Lead with an expertise across Red Hat Linux operating systems, associated Satellite lifecycle management and Red Hat Directory Server technologies is urgently required by a financial institution.

The Role:

  • 50% Team Management & 50% Technically Hands on.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise across Red Hat Linux operating systems.
  • Guarantee that the team proactively prevents and resolves issues that may impact ultra-low latency services.
  • Key technical support for clustering & virtualisation solutions such as Veritas Cluster Server.
  • Ensure all operational engineering responsibilities are met, including adherence to agreed technology roadmaps.
  • Identify & resolve latency and packet loss issues across InfiniBand Fabrics & 10GbE fibre networks.
  • Ensure 24x7 availability of servers and hosted applications across the portfolio of equity exchanges, derivative markets and information dissemination systems.


  • Proven experience in engineering products and performing deep dive investigations.
  • Core working experience around Red Hat Satellite & Red Hat Directory Server.
  • Hands on experience working with Emerging Technologies (Cloud & Ansible).
  • RHSE or RHCSA certified & experience in Linux operating systems.
  • Systems support experience, preferably gained within a mission critical support environment.
  • Project management experience.
  • Trading application, finance, regulation, supervision or equity and derivative market knowledge.
  • Strong scripting and programming (BASH/Perl).
  • Experience of HP hardware, LDAP, Puppet, Nagios, Control-M, NetBackup, Jira and Remedy would be preferred.
  • Fundamentals of Storage Area Networking.

If you have the relevant skills and would like to hear full details - please forward for an immediate review.

gavin@pioneer-search.com / 0203 828 6967

Unix Engineering Lead - Red Hat - Satellite/Directory Server/Ansible + Cloud