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Linux/Unix System Administrator (f/m/d)

Date: 11-Mar-2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Group Company: Deutsche Börse Systems Inc.

Linux/Unix System Administrator (f/m/d) 

Full-time | Permanent


Field of activity

The server infrastructure of our trading, clearing and risk systems is crucial for the sustainability of our Derivatives and Cash markets Eurex & Xetra. In your role, you will be responsible for the management and administration of Linux/Unix and OpenVMS server-systems covering the complete lifecycle from development to production. This includes system monitoring and server configuration, trouble shooting, Incident and Problem resolution, as well as Patch, Vulnerability and Compliance Management.

The Eurex/Xetra server operations team is located in Frankfurt and Chicago. We are searching a new colleague in Chicago to take share responsibility for our daily operations and work closely with our multinational team. Deutsche Börse offers its employees an exciting, global work environment in a highly technology driven industry. This position comes with a substantial benefits package and requires some domestic and international travel.



  • System management (administration, upgrading, patching), capacity and performance management. Installation and upgrade of third party products
  • Daily operation of Linux/Unix & OpenVMS based Servers including monitoring and troubleshooting of server issues
  • Installation of Linux/Unix Operating System on physical and virtual servers using automated deployment technologies
  • Maintain and ensure high-availability on application or server level through clustering or stand-by hosts


Qualifications/required skills

  • University degree in Information Technology or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience in System Administration in a critical environment
  • Expertise in Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Experience with automated deployment using Red Hat Satellite 5/6, puppet and ansible. Configuration of highly available systems using Red Hat Cluster.
  • Configuration and support of Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas Cluster Server
  • Knowledge in Solaris10/11 administration is an advantage
  • Additional skills in one or more of the following areas will be of advantage:
    • Knowledge of OpenVMS,
    • Knowledge of SAN-based disk management
    • good knowledge of HPE blade technologies (c7000, Synergy, Apollo)
    • Experience with time synchronization (PTP)
  • Participate in a shift rotation andoccasional weekend work to implement hardware and configuration changes on critical production devices
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work in a highly critical production environment
  • Willingness to take over responsibility
  • Willingness to gain expertise on new technologies
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. Applications from disabled persons are welcome.

Are you interested in working with a pleasant and very dedicated team? Convince us with an appealing application. Please use our online application portal.

Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources


Nearest Major Market: Chicago