Senior System Administrator RHEL / GENEVA [GC-26]

Mumbai, India

2019-07-17 Glass Cube Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Senior System Administrator RHEL / GENEVA


Experience: 6.00 to 10.00 yrs
Location     Mumbai
Employment Type:  Permanent  Shift  Rotational
Educational Qualification: Any Graduates  / RHCE / RHCA

Job Summary

Our client, an internationally active provider of IT and back-office services and catering to the BFSI industry is currently on the lookout for a Senior System Administrator Red Hat Enterprise Linux (GENEVA) for immediate placement.

The company provides bespoke fund administration solution for hedge funds and middle/back office support service provider for family offices since more than 15 yrs. Offering a full suite of services encompassing; fund administration, middle and back office outsourcing, operational support, software implementation and related services to hedges funds and family offices. Their offices are spread across 5 countries with 7 offices, close to 700+ headcount.

Job Description

  • Serve as a senior systems administrator for UNIX/Linux & Geneva servers and services.

  • Learn the package Geneva that is being used either on Unix/Linux.

  • Monitor system performance and utilization and configure high availability of Geneva application based on need and usage (case by case basis)

  • Have knowledge on Red Hat and Ubuntu Linux distributions

  • Install, configure, and document new servers and applications as and when necessary

  • Automate workflow on Solaris/Geneva/Linux to save time

  • Ensure future growth is considered and calculate the hardware and software estimations

  • Configure clustering and high availability using Geneva SAGA technology to eliminate single point of failure

  • Maintain and audit user accounts on the server and on Geneva application and periodically review the same internally and with operations

  • Create a baseline security document to ensure security of the servers and implement the same

  • Track vulnerabilities and apply appropriate patches and upgrades as and when necessary after testing the feasibility

  • Generate statistics for operational review and planning and upgrade path based on the usage.

  • Develop a project plan for Geneva upgrades with details of tasks involved, software and hardware estimations, pricing, effort estimation, responsibilities, time lines etc. and perform the activities in time

  • Respond rapidly to user requests based on the severity levels and the SLA’s that has been agreed

  • Respond rapidly to maintenance needs, including on weekends and evenings.

  • Responsible for all Geneva Servers, log shipping, back up’s, DR activities

  • Ship Geneva checkpoints onto the DR site timely and monitor the transfers


  • Ship Geneva transaction logs every 5 minutes and monitor the transfers

  • Ensure Geneva database is backed up on tapes on a daily basis

  • Ensure Disaster recovery readiness is checked every month for Prod Geneva instances

  • Work with the IT Software team and RSL team for applications to connect to Geneva for transaction loading, pricing and reporting etc.

  • Ensure that the servers are running optimally to reduce the wait time for reports run by clients or applications

  • Liaise with support team for issues requiring support from experts and follow up on the trouble tickets

  • Responsible for all Geneva upgrades within the company and clients.

  • Ensure the team generates and sends out a daily MIS capturing all the details from the server which includes server performance, resource utilization, checkpoint and transaction logs transfer details etc.

  • Works with the IT Software team for deployment of RSL and RDL reports on Geneva Core and Geneva .NET application server respectively

  • Implementation of servers in virtual environment and bare metal