Hispanic Diversity
Senior Systems Administrator (Unix/Linux)

Senior Systems Administrator (Unix/Linux)

locationResearch Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/8/2024
Full Time

Fidelity TalentSource is your destination for discovering your next temporary role at Fidelity Investments! We are currently sourcing for a Senior Systems Administrator (Unix/Linux) to work in Fidelity’s Enterprise Technology business unit in Durham, NC.

How your work impacts the organization

Fidelity’s Enterprise Infrastructure Distributed Hosting is adding a Senior Systems Administrator to the Enterprise Server team. We are a dynamic group of professionals looking to leverage emerging data center based technologies to rapidly improve the ability of Fidelity's application teams. We strive to be fastest to deliver and easiest to consume technology services.

As a Senior Systems Administrator supporting Fidelity’s Enterprise Infrastructure server environment, you will be joining the Unix Technical Services (UTS) team and will engage in multiple Unix and Linux operating system administration tasks, including conducting complex operational support and problem resolution. You will support UTS in handling incident and requests and will collaborate and work extensively with technology partners across the Fidelity enterprise.

This is a role intended to provide coverage for incident and change work during the US Second shift (11am – 9pm), and assist with server build and upgrade activities. The position will work 10-hour days, 4 days a week, with one day being over the weekend.

The Expertise we’re looking for

  • Knowledge on Linux, primarily Redhat Linux 7 and 8
  • Experience with HPE and Dell server hardware
  • Disk storage management
  • Virtualization experience (Vmware)
  • Oncall coverage experience
  • Troubleshooting skills on OS and Hardware
  • Shell Scripting, Python
  • Experience with Site Reliability Engineering and Cloud is plus
  • Experience with Veritas products like Storage Foundation/Veritas Cluster Server is a plus

The Value you deliver

A Senior Systems Administrator will be responsible for performing the following:

  • Participate in complex and creative cross-functional assignments and multiple phases of a project
  • Adhere to departmental technical policies and procedures
  • Work independently on complex technology projects
  • Manages complex system administration activities for multiple operating systems platforms
  • Liaison with vendors to address hardware and software issues
  • Install third party software packages as required
  • Perform analysis of the Unix/Linux computing environment and identify methods to improve efficiency
  • Provide primary support (hardware and software), on a rotational basis, for all enterprise Unix and Linux servers
  • Effectively manage and participate on projects that involve other groups
  • Prepare technical and project proposals for management review and approval
  • Participate on cross-functional crisis resolution teams as required
  • Provide research and analysis to support business unit project initiatives
  • Perform on-call coverage on a rotational basis with other systems administrators in support of system hardware, software and business applications

The Skills you bring

  • Maintenance & Operational Support
  • Develops necessary project plans and manages process for hardware and software upgrades, including installation and testing.
  • Develops complex scripts
  • Supports most complex servers
  • Coordinates server consolidation initiatives
  • Problem Resolution
  • Consults on most complex design and configuration issues, including topology, operating systems, and integration issues
  • Troubleshoots and resolves most complex, sophisticated hardware and operating system problems
  • Anticipates impact of change, and directs self and others in smoothly shifting gears
  • Project Leadership
  • Has tactical responsibility for completion and implementation of multiple major initiatives
  • Participates in the identification of and planning for future resource needs
  • Acts as a primary liaison for business units to resolve various project/technology issues
  • Provides technology solutions to daily issues and manages relationships to provide ongoing customer service
  • Provides technical evaluation estimates on technology initiatives

COVID Work Policy

Safety is our top priority. Once we can be together in person with fewer safety measures, this role will follow our dynamic working approach. You’ll be spending some of your time onsite depending on the nature and needs of your role.

Dynamic Working – Post Pandemic

Our aim is to combine the best of working offsite with coming together in person. For most teams this means a consistent balance of working from home and office that supports the needs of your role, experience level, and working style.

Your success and growth is important to us, so you’ll want to enjoy the benefits of coming together in person – face to face learning and training, quality time with your manager and teammates, building your career network, making friends, and taking full advantage of cultural and social experiences Fidelity provides for you.

Company Overview

Fidelity TalentSource is the in-house temporary staffing provider for Fidelity Investments, one of the largest and most diversified global financial services firms in the industry. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds, including technology and customer service, to fill assignments across Fidelity’s U.S.-based regional and investor center locations. If you would like to experience Fidelity’s supportive and collaborative culture while expanding your skill set and developing your professional network, consider a role with Fidelity TalentSource. Apply today at FTSJobs.com.

We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.
Fidelity TalentSource will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, please contact our HR team at HR@ ftsjobs.com.

Information about Fidelity Investments

At Fidelity Investments, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As a privately held company with a rich 75-year history, our mission has remained the same since our founding: to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients’ money. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.

Fidelity Investments and Fidelity TalentSource are equal opportunity employers.