Linux Engineer

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First Republic Bank
AML, Architecture, Bash, Configuration Management, DNS, Exchange, Linux, Management, Networking, Project, Protocols, Python, Release, Security, SQL, SQL Server, SSL, VM, VMware, Windows
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients' needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals - our number one source of new business. We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.

The Linux Engineer will have the responsibility of providing design and support for the firm's Linux server infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have ability to assess and prioritize tasks, and ensure a smooth implementation of projects and transition to production including participating in the assessment of new technologies by working closely with Architecture team and other Engineering teams. The Linux System Engineer must have experience working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.x/7.x, Ansible, Virtualization, and Red Hat Satellite with a deep focus on automation.



+ Day to day L3 data management of the Linux VM Infrastructure including configuration, performance tuning and assisting in the troubleshooting of issues in the Linux Server environment.

+ Design, implement and modify to provide a scalable and highly available computing environment

+ Address L2 & L3 user and environment issues quickly and efficiently with minimal downtime.

+ Perform and automate Server Deployment, upgrades and version release management.

+ Meets with the business and determines and creates engineering requirements that meet the needs of the business and work with necessary teams to roll them out into the environment.

+ Undertake operating system Patch management and conduct Red Hat Satellite management configuration.

+ Support Network: DNS, LDAP, DHCP, TLS/SSL.

+ Responsibilities include the following:

o Adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.).

o Adhering to Bank policies and procedures.

o Completing required training.

o Identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer.

o Knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank.



+ Expert with 5-7+ years of experience in RHEL 6.x/7.x Systems Administration & Engineering with an understanding of DevOps and/or Site Reliability Engineering

+ Strong understanding of automation with configuration management tools such as Red Hat Satellite, Puppet/Ansible.

+ Strong understanding of networking protocols: DNS, LDAP, DHCP, TLS/SSL.

+ Solid understanding of LDAP/Kerberos authentication systems such as Red Hat IdM, FreeIPA or Microsoft Active Directory.

+ Experience with VMWare administration in a large clustered environment.

+ Strong Linux server troubleshooting and skills preferably with RHEL or derivative.

+ Strong experience in automation including, but not limited to application package management (Yum, RPM), container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes), host provisioning (Kickstart, VM templates) and configuration management (Puppet, Ansible).

+ Must be able to remain calm in a stressful environment and work overtime if needed.

+ Must be analytical in approach to work.

+ Must be a team worker and have the ability to motivate, articulate ideas, and guide team towards project goals.

+ Must be driven and have the ability to provide out-of-box solutions.

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact positively with end-users and vendors on a daily basis.

+ Requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines, work in a team environment and follow written policies and procedures.

+ Provides extraordinary service.

+ Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

Desired Skills:  


+ Proficiency with scripting languages such as Bash and Python.

+ Experience with Cloud technologies, preferably Amazon Web Services

+ Experience with Linux server security and hardening principles.

+ Experience monitoring and troubleshooting RHEL HA clusters with GFS2 filesystems.

+ Familiar with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Active Directory.

+ Limited knowledge of NetApp ISCSI and NFS technologies, SQL Server is helpful.



+ Bachelor's degree, Computer Science requested.

Mental/Physical Requirements:  

* The ability to learn and comprehend complex instructions; understand the meanings of words and respond effectively.

* Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.

* Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.

* Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.

* Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

* Must be able to travel as position requires.

* May be required to lift up to 50 lbs.

Company Information

First Republic is a different kind of bank. We and our wealth management affiliates provide exceptional service in everything we do. It s one of the reasons for our high level of client satisfaction, and why we were named Best Private Bank in North America recently by Private Asset Management Magazine. With more than 60 offices on the West Coast and in the Northeast, we deliver a level of personal service you won t find anywhere else.
Dice Id : 90780659
Position Id : 3387

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