JPMorgan Chase Unix/Linux Systems Administrator in Houston, Texas

JPMorgan Chase & Co . (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the worlds most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) is the technology infrastructure organization for the firm, delivering a wide range of products and services, and partnering with all lines of business (LOB) to provide high quality service delivery, exceptional project execution, and financially disciplined approaches and processes in the most cost effective manner. The objective of GTI is to balance both business alignment and the centralized delivery of core products and services. GTI is designed to address the unique infrastructure needs of specific lines of business and the demand to leverage economies of scale across the firm.

GTI Service Operations (SO) is responsible for service support and delivery for JPMorgan Chase's (JPMC) Global Technology Infrastructure. Through its Global Service Desk and Infrastructure Operations Centers, SO provides global, coordinated diagnostic and support services, while its Production Assurance and Support functions leverage and execute industry leading infrastructure management and support processes that are designed to minimize customer outages and impacts.

Job Description:

In the role UNIX (Linux/AIX) SA for the GTI Service Operations (SO) Business Aligned Change organization, you will provide expertise in supporting technical solutions for infrastructure change of varying size and complexity based on Red Hat Linux as well as AIX and other UNIX platforms. You will aspects of system change for all operating systems will be essential. In this position, you will be responsible to:
Responsibilities: * Work with application partners and infrastructure peers, participating in all aspects of the change process including: execution, workflow management, escalation, and planning.

  • Change execution during weekend shift which is where the highest volume of complex and time sensitive production change is executed.

  • Participate in MEPC events ensuring planning, prechecks, and execution are addressed leading to successful events.

  • Participate in Disaster Recovery events ensuring planning, prechecks, and execution are addressed leading to successful events. **Shift is for Wed-Sat 9am-8pm CST.

    Job Requirements:

  • 7 years experience supporting AIX POWER (6.x, 7.x) and RedHat Enterprise Linux servers (5.x, 6.x) in a large enterprise environment.

  • System partitioning and virtualization utilizing IBM AIX POWER LPAR/DLPAR technology and Virtual IO Server/Micropartioning (pSeries), as well as Redhat Linux VM (HP servers).

  • 7 years experience supporting highly reliable/recoverable UNIX-based solutions that address specific business needs and requirements.

  • Thorough understanding of storage related technologies from a server perspective; working with provisioned SAN, NAS, external/remote storage media, etc.

  • Storage networking utilization - e.g. installing HBAs & drivers, configuring LUNs and volume managers (LVM on AIX or RedHat Linux).

  • Solid experience with clustering, load balancing and high availability solutions (HACMP, GPFS, etc.

  • Implementation experience and familiarity with UNIX security models and Role-Based-Security Access.

  • Experience in supporting disaster recovery solutions.

  • Solid understanding of core networking concepts such as routing, protocols, subnets, DNS

  • Thorough understanding of web and FTP services

  • Proficiency in Python, PERL, Shell Scripting and macro’s Preferred Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate complex issues to technical and non-technical audiences that include peers, partners, AD partners, senior management, and customers

  • Strong documentation skills with experience designing system design diagrams, application flow diagrams, and other related technical documentation.

  • Leadership abilities: ability to drive discussions with client, provides leadership for UNIX team members, and explains complex issues to AD partners and senior management.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask.

  • Must be able to remain focused on critical deliverables while remaining aware of simultaneous communications and issues.

  • Professional customer-focused attitude at all times, even during situations of disagreement.

  • Understanding of and experience with change management concepts, processes, and tools.

Job: *Infrastructure Service Support


Title: Unix/Linux Systems Administrator

Location: TX-Houston-1111 Fannin / 01632

Requisition ID: 160093517

Other Locations: US-NJ-Jersey City-NOC 5 - 575 Washington / 02969