L3 Unix Operations Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Budapest, Budapest fovaros, Hungary
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley
  • 17 Aug 17

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Company Profile
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

Technology is delivering complex IT solutions to support trading and related financial activities. These include high-performing, low-latency globally distributed applications, grid-based self-managing calculation plants and complex analytical tools, as well as critical trading platforms processing millions of transactions daily running on clusters or in the cloud. We create these in many programming languages, including but not limited to Java, C#, C++, JavaScript, Scala, Python, Perl and KDB/Q, using various SQL and NoSQL databases, utilizing state-of-the art open source frameworks and deploying commonly used software products of well-known IT vendors. We select our tools and development methodology based on our business requirements to make sure the product we deliver matches the high standards we set for ourselves. Our teams mostly use agile methodologies, including Scrum, Kanban and eXtreme programming, whichever best fits their needs.

The Unix Operations team provides a stable and dynamic infrastructure platform and services to support business requirements while managing associated risks. The team serves as the highest level of escalation for the Level 1 Command Center and Level 2 operational teams. Provide level 3 escalation & on-call support for in house developed software and 3rd party products for a large global distributed environment. The team is further responsible for developing procedures and tools that enable Morgan Stanley’s distributed plant to scale effectively, by eliminating or parallelizing repetitive operational tasks. Team members frequently interact with engineering teams and collaborate on the testing and certification for new hardware and software products.

Day-to-day responsibilities
- Maintain technology infrastructure, providing operational stability by following and using the tools, policies, processes and procedures available.
- Provide a secure environment, managing and mitigating risks
- Resolve Incidents impacting hosts or environment
- Investigate root causes of incidents via problem management
- Execute operational and functional changes on the plant
- Work with engineering groups to deliver solutions for business requirements
- Work together with L1/L2 teams and L3 team members in other regions
- Work on improvements on incident and problem management procedures tools

What we offer
- Variety of training opportunities (technical, soft-skill, language and business knowledge)
- Fulfill your full potential via the mobility program
- Excellent corporate benefits, including unique long-term saving options
- Firm organized social and professional events
- Volunteering opportunities to give back and invest in the future of our communities


Skills required
- In-depth knowledge of Linux systems
- System administration experience
- Linux/Unix computer networking
- Knowledge and experience in storage systems (SAN, NAS)
- Knowledge and experience in high-availability solutions for Linux/Unix
- Knowledge and experience in Experience with either Perl or Python programming

Skills desired
- Experience with large-scale Linux environments
- Experience with configuration management systems or with low latency solutions on Linux

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.*LI-GK1