Senior System Administrator RHEL / GENEVA [GC-26]
Senior System Administrator RHEL / GENEVA
Experience: 6.00 to 10.00 yrs
Employment Type: Permanent Shift Rotational
Educational Qualification: Any Graduates / RHCE / RHCA
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.
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