Unix Subject Matter Expert

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: RM180000.00 - RM240000.00 per annum
REF: AS00042384_1507699630

Leading international bank seeks for Senior Unix System Administrator

  • Work for a tier-1 investment bank
  • Operate at global capacity
  • A dynamic work exposure


Our client is a premier global virtual operations center for an international bank in KL. It is one of the largest IT hubs in Asia and is driving extremely ambitious plans for continued growth. The bank itself is a tier-1 bank operating across all areas of retail, corporate and investment banking. Currently, there is a hiring for a Senior Unix System Administrator to join their vast growing team. You will be the business aligned System Administrator for the CIB (Corporate & Institutional Banking) business area. The CIB business has the largest proportion of Unix servers within the global estate and therefore requires a deep Unix System Administrator to work with application and development teams to strengthen the relationship and improve the overall Unix service.

Reporting to the head of the business unit, you will be required to interact with the wider Unix team including second-line peers also aligned to business lines, application support teams, development teams, group information security as well as internal ITO risk and control teams and audit. You will also be required to put forward ideas to improve automation and/or efficiency and own through to implementation. Furthermore, you will need to drive the delivery/engineering teams to provide fit-for-purpose solutions as required. Lastly, you will need to work closely with UNIX/ Database/ Network/ Market Data Infrastructure teams to improve service offering.

To qualify, candidates must possess:


  • A Bachelor's degree in any related IT field
  • Strong technical knowledge of Solaris, Redhat Linux, and Veritas
  • Good knowledge of BMC Patrol (or similar enterprise-class monitoring product)
  • Strong shell scripting skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of Python or Perl
  • Banking experience is preferred


Kindly send your CV to audrey.lean@ambition.com.my or APPLY NOW by clicking the button with reference number AS00042384. For similar roles, please visit www.ambition.com.my

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