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First Tier Technology : Financial Services

Sr. Resiliency Engineer / Performance Architect

Post Date : 02 Sep, 2016   |   Expiry Date : 31 Dec, 2017
Location : Jersey City, NJ        
Skills : Linux, Application Support, Linux Admin, Perl, Shell, Unix, Java, Middleware, Web Services, SQL Server, Oracle, Scripting Unix/Linux, BS in Computer Science, Excellent Communication Skills        

Description: Resiliency Engineer/ Linux Admin - Application Support Role:  The primary responsibility of this position will be to test for resiliency or recovery of how well an application is able to recover from crashes, hardware failures and other similar problems. Recovery testing is the forced failure of the software in a variety of ways to verify that recovery is properly performed. The Senior Resiliency Engineer will work with the Performance Consultants to mentor Application Development and Application Engineers on ways to better our products.  The focus of the Senior Resiliency Engineer will be to build technical foundation in our applications. The ability to build technical relationships with Application Development and Application Engineering staff is a strong requirement for this position.  Potential Duties:  Linux Administrator and Environment Resiliency engineer :   A leading global bank is looking for a Resiliency Engineer/ Linux Engineer for their offices in Jersey City.   Environment : The Bank has a complex heterogeneous trading platform with high volume transactions flows. The environment is dynamic with new applications and new versions of applications being deployed on the platform regularly. This dynamic environment requires deep analysis prior to any changes being made. The organization  requires candidates with deep understanding of such environments who can be part of the team to build scenarios and validate the impacts of these software interdependencies.   Skills : Strong in Linux, Shell scripting/Perl Scripting. Strong understanding of administration/configuration of Middleware software , such as Apogee Java runtime, IBM MQ series, databases, real time servers, price feeds etc. Strong understanding of monitoring tools for  middleware runtime environments. Some understanding of Fault Injection Tools such as  Simian Army/Chaos Monkey software. The ideal candidate would be from a Linux/Unix Admin background and would have had experience with setup management and configuration of various software/middleware and tools. They would have knowledge of monitoring tools and have experience with testing complex integrated software platforms where these tools are used.       Requirements:  • 2-5 years of Linux Admin/Application Support • Demonstrates a solid understanding of product lifecycles as well as how technical systems work and interact  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving/decision making skills  • Must be very detail oriented  • Must have minimum 3+ years’ experience in LINUX (required), UNIX (required), JAVA, Web Services, SQL Server, Oracle  • Must have minimum 3+ years’ experience scripting in Unix/Linux  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, team player  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle  • Ability to resolve issues in a timely manner  • Ability to prioritize workload in an efficient manner  • Effective listening skills  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting as well as independently with minimal error and guidance  • Sense of urgency and commitment to providing the best support possible to both internal and external clients  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of associates in the organization well as solid facilitation skills  • Must be able to act in a SME role for various projects and initiatives  • Must possess a solid understanding of how various systems and applications interact  • Ability to resolve issues In a timely manner  • Superior client service skills  BS Degree in CS or C Eng or equivalent work experience required   

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