• Unix Systems Administrator

    Location HK-Hong Kong
    Date posted 2 weeks ago(5/8/2018 10:21 PM)
    Developers & technologists
    Position type

    ITG is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Unix systems administrator to join our Technology Support Services team.  This is a key role directly maintaining the operations and integrity of the UNIX server and storage under the supervision of the Unix Systems/Network Engineer

    Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Design, implement and maintain the Unix server infrastructure (Solaris and Linux)
    • Support 3rd party utilities and applications
    • Ensure platform interoperability where appropriate
    • Document I.T. systems and procedures
    • Planning, design, implementation and maintenance of core network services (e.g. DNS, NTP)
    • Assist in I.T. projects where required
    • Data Center Work


    Knowledge and Skills Required

    • Familiarity with operating system, storage and networking concepts and technologies
    • Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes
    • Familiarity with Unix commands and utilities at an administrative level (e.g. can create file systems, configure network interfaces, write shell scripts to automate tasks etc)
    • Understanding of core network services (DNS, NTP, SMTP etc)
    • Ability to follow instructions well with little supervision
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Experience with Oracle hardware is a must
    • Experienced in Data Center work
    • Any of the following skills would also be an advantage:
    • Familiarity with database concepts and technologies, in particular Sybase
    • Familiarity with Network Appliance NAS devices
    • Familiarity with VMWare
    • Familiarity with Puppet


    Personal Attributes

    • A keen interest in computers and I.T. generally is required to be able to provide effective support for hardware and software issues
    • A proactive approach is necessary to prevent problems occurring and to identify areas for improvement of systems
    • Needs to be independent, self-starter, work on their own
    • Problem solving ability is a key skill for supporting sophisticated network users
    • Organised with a focus on documentation
    • Verbal communications skills are critical for liaising with all staff and client throughout the company, and providing friendly and efficient support
    • Written communication skills are important for documenting systems and project work
    • Attention to detail is important for monitoring I.T. systems


    • A team environment with 8 – 12 IT Infrastructure team members in the Asia Pacific region.
    • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
    • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
    • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
    • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
    • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between


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