Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
About Barclays in the US
Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
About Barclays IB Technology
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people.
We provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Our clients also benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays. We are one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management.
Barclays is an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.
About Specialised Infrastructure (SI) Platform
The SI Platform team is a global server infrastructure team business-aligned to Investment Banking. It falls is under Pre-Trade Market Executions in the organization hierarchy, however is not limited to providing service to Market Executions. Platform's user base is typically trading businesses that require purpose built technology solutions with rapid response and execution. Administrators work closely with the business teams to understand their application deployments and server requirements, providing personalized direct support. In other words, whereas Shared Services is designed to provide service at scale, our team provides user-focused catered service when it's required for business success.
The scope of Platform service includes the design, deployment, and support of Linux and Windows environments, including support for storage, database, and big data platforms.
Overall Purpose of role
Linux System Administrator for SI Platform team.
* Build, support, and monitoring of all co-located servers and select campus server infrastructure; regional escalation contact for all hosts * Provide oncall rota support * Expected to troubleshoot and debug incidents related (but not limited) to application, server, network, and automation * Maintain and expand supporting infrastructure and automation
* 8 - 10 years experience building, configuring, and maintaining production environments, including standard networking preferably RHEL as OS. * 2-3 years experience in using Chef or similar (ansible , puppet) for end-to-end server configuration management. * 2-3 years experience in scripting and automating complex tasks.
* Expert knowledge of administration of Redhat Products, especially RHEL 6 & 7 and Satellite 6 * Expert knowledge of server side networking (TCP/UDP/Multicast). * Strong analytical reasoning and problem solving skills, with the ability to assess production impact and risk * Strong project management, interpersonal, and communication skills * Self-motivated and comfortable making decisions without the need for immediate supervision * Background in managing and troubleshooting low-latency trading environments, including an understanding of Linux internals, and preferably with Solarflare/Onload
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
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