Senior Unix Engineer - Electronic Markets Senior Unix Engineer - Electronic Markets …

BNP Paribas
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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BNP Paribas
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you’re valued as part of our team!
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 73 markets with more than 196,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you're valued as part of the team.

* excluding partnerships

Position Purpose

* To support Electronic Markets Business projects implementation and daily BAU support

Key Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

* Coordinate and work on UNIX infrastructure projects in APAC data centres and colocations
a. Server capacity planning and deployment
b. System configuration, customization, optimization, and upgrade
c. System resilience strategy and implementation
* Reduced latency resulting in improved fill ratios for traders.
* Reduction in number and severity of System related incidents
* UNIX patching automation to comply with BNPP Group IT Security Standard

Essential Technical Knowledge / Skills

• Solid understanding of operating system RedHat/Linux
• IT Security and SSO tools on ArcSight, CyberArk, Centrify - plus
• System patching tools on RedHat Satellite
• Strong architecture knowhow on IBM & HP Blade, p-Series, i-Series and x-Series
• Ability to write scripts in common administrative languages (shell, perl, python or etc)
• Complementary knowledge of scripting/automation/diagnostic software and tools
• Good knowledge of Equity and high-frequency trading (HFT) business on 10GbE technology
• Perform production support for critical Linux server platform in a fast pace environment
• Provide direct user support and address system related requests in front office trading floors
• Server x86 hardware and Linux performance fine-tuning and monitoring
• RHEL in-depth troubleshooting, problem management and root cause analysis
• OS / server provisioning, standardization, and policy control in a regional basis
• Support roster on morning shift, holiday, and weekend are required
• Occasional travel in APAC for data center projects

Contributing Responsibilities

• Analytical thinking and strong diagnostic ability
• Client-oriented, strong communication and organization skills
• Good team player
• Strong initiative and multitasking
• Multi-cultural environment
• Ability to work under pressure
• Contribute to the Permanent Control framework

Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)

• Experienced in system administration in Linux / RHEL for trading or business application environment
• In-depth knowledge of operating system, process, and kernel
• Familiar with x86 hardware, server networking peripherals, and data center setup
• Good knowledge of scripting language (Bash, Python, Perl) and system tools to quickly formulate solutions
• Familiar with technical troubleshooting, system recovery, root cause analysis and remediation which involves coordination of vendors and remote technical staffs
• Provide support to X Window, Linux desktop software, and end-user equipment to local and remote users
• Ability to provide balanced and quality advice, analysis, and guidance to application teams and business users on issues and requests
• Good IT aptitude that comply with ITIL framework (Incident Management, Change Management)
• Excellent time management skills

Specific Qualifications Required

• Degree in Information Technology related discipline, preferably with RHEL certificates
• At least 7 year experience in IT role of which 5 year experience as a UNIX SA or engineer
• At least 3 year experience of working in a multi-national IT environment with strong background in service delivery and production support for critical systems
• Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact efficiently with team members, other support teams, and remote technical staffs such as data center smart-hands
• Previous experience in an investment banking-focus business is highly appreciated
• Fluency in English

Company Overview

BNP Paribas established its presence in Singapore in 1968. We offer products and services in Corporate and Institutional Banking (Advisory and Capital Markets, and Financing Solutions), Wealth Management, Asset Management and Securities Services. Our clients include large multinationals, local and regional corporations, Financial Institutions and High net worth individuals.

BNP Paribas Singapore has more than 2,200 employees and is the Group’s hub for Southeast Asia, where it has core banking licences in all five Southeast Asian markets in which it operates – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

To find out more about BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific, click here