SI Linux System Administrator in Glasgow

If you’re thinking about moving forward in your career, then join Barclays. You will work as the face of the company as you work with customers to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

Job description

We have a brand new opportunity available for a Linux System Administrator Specialized Infrastructure Technology Function. Specialized Infrastructure provide full stack infrastructure provison from solution design through to product support. Whilst predominantly aligned to the Pre-Trade Technology transaction cycle responsible for Markets execution, Specialized Infrastructure are capable of providing the same service to the wider organization. 

•Build, support, and monitor co-located servers and select campus server infrastructure.

•Regional escalation contact for all hosts.

•Provide on call rota support

•Troubleshoot and debug incidents related (but not limited) to application, server, network, and automation

•Maintain and expand supporting infrastructure and automation mechanisms

•Enact changes to the non-production and production environments.

•Liase with the business/application areas to capture requirements.

•Expert knowledge of administration of Redhat Products, especially RHEL 6 & 7.

•Building, configuring, and maintaining production environments, including standard networking preferably using Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the Operating System.

•Scripting and automating complex tasks.

•Chef or similar (ansible, puppet) for end-to-end server configuration management.

•Strong knowledge of server side networking (TCP/UDP/Multicast).

•Working experience with Data Science/Hadoop. Working knowledge of Cloudera and Elastic would also be preferable

•Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to assess production impact and risk.

•Strong project management, interpersonal, and communication skills.

•Self-motivated and comfortable making decisions without the need for immediate supervision.

•Background in managing and troubleshooting low-latency trading environments, including an understanding of Linux internals, and preferably with Solarflare/Onload.


Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Published at
Profession Sub-category
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

Glasgow | Customer Service Jobs | Graduate Jobs

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