SENIOR ENGINEER, UNIX job from London Stock Exchange Group in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Saturday 2nd, May 2020

London Stock Exchange Group

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IT-Software / Internet

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform Unix patching tasks as assigned by the management. Must perform below tasks related to patching.
  • Verify patch availability and instructions as documented in internal wiki
  • Communicate with relevant as required parties before/after patching
  • Create change requests and following up on approvals. Close the same post successful patching.
  • Perform pre-checks and get issues fixed before planned patching window
  • Communicate with application teams on patching schedule
  • Coordinate with other teams such as Storage team for patching pre requisites verification
  • Perform OS patching and post checks
  • Update SharePoint data of patching status and maintain internal wiki documentation up to date.
  • Manage assigned Unix system administration tasks within agreed SLA’s.
  • Manage ongoing communications with stakeholders including third parties, regarding incidents, changes and other tasks and their progress. These must be both timely and accurate.
  • Ensure that accepted procedures are adhered to and metrics are captured.
  • Handle ongoing communications with change raisers, management, technicians including third parties, regarding change requests and their progress.
  • Should work in the assigned shift in providing 24x7 services. Will have to work on Staurday/Sunday as per the weekly rota.
  • Identify and action on the opportunities for service improvement and service level targets.

Candidate profile / Key skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or similar technical field
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience

Required technical skills

  • RedHat Linux (version 5, 6 and 7)
  • Oracle Solaris 10 and 11
  • Veritas Cluster and storage foundation
  • VMware
  • SAN experience on RedHat and Solaris (HDS/HP)
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • Desirable technical skills
  • Veritas netback overview
  • LDAP (RedHat Directory Services)
  • RPM packaging experience·
  • VMware SRM
  • HP Blade
  • Perl
  • Python
  • Satellite
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Blade Logic

Key Behaviors

  • Must be a quick learner and strives to understand the root cause of issues
  • Must be able to carry out assigned tasks with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to work within a team
  • Must maintain good working relationships with the stakeholders
  • Applies judgment to assess the relative importance of assigned tasks and prioritizes effectively
  • Demonstrate and practice adherence to internal controls and standards in data management, and document management and production


Skills required

work as a team

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Must be able to carry out assigned tasks with minimum supervision

communication skills.