M&T Bank AIX/Linux Engineer in Amherst, New York
The Technology Infrastructure Engineering and Operations Team engineers and supports all the foundational technology used across M&T Bank. We support two Data Centers, 15,000 Distributed platforms, 24 Mainframe Regions, a secure and reliable Network connecting all the technology across the bank footprint and process approximately 635,000 automated jobs per month. In addition to that foundational technology level, we own the operational support processes, monitoring and command center that provide a unified, well-managed technology response when issues arise. We deliver innovative, and compelling technology solutions, in partnership with our line of business CIOs, to enhance the internal customer experience that enables our business partners to deliver.
M&T Bank is seeking an experienced UNIX Engineer to work with an agile team. The AIX/Linux Engineer will provide primary support of our AIX & Linux environments. The position requires a working knowledge of the AIX Operating System and familiarity of the Linux Operating System.
An ideal candidate should have solid technical credentials, good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team to identify and resolve technical issues. As a Unix Engineer, you will be expected to:
Identify, develop and implement technical best practices guidelines
Advise customers in the deployment of solutions that meets their technical, business and compliance needs
Proactively identify trends, perform root cause analysis, problem isolation, and manage adverse events from identification to resolution
Interface with customers, vendors, and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements
Participate in all phases of system development, configuration and architecture. Including performance and availability monitoring, alerting, security and capacity planning
Enhance automation using configuration management technologies and scripting languages
Work across IT functions and collaborate effectively to deliver complete technical solutions
Evaluate and understand complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms.
Provide highly analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist business units in meeting strategic objectives.
Follow and promote use of development standards and procedures.
Be able to resolve problems and escalate with vendors and internally as required
Education and Experience Required:
Combined minimum of 6 years’ higher education and/or work experience in systems design, management and/or architecture
5+ years' experience in working with customers in identifying their business and technical requirements, and designing and/or implementing optimal technical solutions for them
At least 3 years of practical experience as an AIX/Linux system engineer in a complex multi-platform, multi-protocol environment
Experience with IBM Power systems Hardware Management Console
Experience with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror
Experience with IBM PowerVM
Scripting skills and experience in designing and writing automation using languages such as Python, Perl, Java, Bash and PowerShell
Understanding of operating systems, application security configurations, and best practices in UNIX and Windows environment is required
Ability to analyze business requirements and technical design documents
Apply patches and upgrades as required
OS hardening compliance and standards
Identify areas for automation to reduce operational workload
Solid problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution
Solid organizational and time management skills
Follow standard ITIL processes (Change Management, Problem Management, etc.)
Ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously
Ability to multitask for various components of complex projects
Ensure high availability and requisite Redundancy / Data Protection methods are in place
Provide technical support for internal operational teams
Be able to be on call on a rotating bases 7x24, requires after hours and weekend work as needed
Education and Experience Preferred:
Experience with automation and creating Ansible playbooks
Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Active Directory
Knowledge of VMware and Storage technologies
Ability to communicate effectively with customers, both verbally and in writing
Effective presentation skills
Technical writing/documentation skills
Experience working within complex technical environments
Willing to take on new challenges and eager to learn
Exceptional customer support
Experience managing and/or using Red Hat Satellite a plus
Experience with Agile methodologies a plus
Experience building services in AWS, Azure, GCP a plus
Understanding of Containers and CI/CD pipelines a plus
The AIX/Linux Engineer is responsible for the support and maintenance of our IBM AIX and Red Hat Linux environments. You will be working with the business to ensure the optimal performance, security and overall health of our AIX/Linux environment. The engineer will also be expected to analyze business requirements and deliver solutions to fulfil those requirements. The AIX/Linux Engineer position is part of the Infrastructure Platform Engineering & Operations team responsible for building robust platforms that drive innovation.
At M&T Tech , we’re a team of makers, doers, and builders, working to create the most advanced technology solutions in banking. We’re not your stereotypical suit and tie bankers: we’re an innovative team of leading tech experts, pushing boundaries, and taking risks. We’re building an agile team of the most skilled and creative workers to solve complex problems, architect solutions, write high-performance software, and chart our new path, all to make the lives of our customers, and the communities that we serve, better. Join us and be part of something new as we build tomorrow’s bank, today.
M&T Bank is a Top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing and financial stable regional banks in the country, we offer our technology employees a wide range of performance-based career development opportunities. We have a strong commitment to our customers and the communities we serve, and we continue to grow with a focus on the future. So, when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. Grow with us.
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Amherst, New York, United States of America
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