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----- Forwarded message from Gagan Mankoo <gagan.mankoo@wil.com> -----

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 14:58:08 -0400
From: "Gagan Mankoo" <gagan.mankoo@wil.com>
Subject: Job Posting Request
To: <pr@lugod.org>


I came across LUGOD on the web. I would like to inquire if I could post the
following job description via your mailing list.

""Located in Radnor, Pennsylvania, on Philadelphia's 'Main Line', Stevens
Capital Management LP ("SCM") is a financial consulting firm specializing in
developing and implementing computer-based statistical trading systems and
sophisticated investment strategies.  SCM operates 24 hours a day on global
financial markets.

Sr. LINUX System Administrator

Join a 5 member administration team responsible for managing a mixed network
running Solaris and Redhat Linux on Sun and Compaq servers/workstations.  As
this environment continues to grow, and more applications are ported onto
Linux, we seek a Sr. Linux admin to work on all aspects of administering a
mixed Solaris/Linux mission critical 24x7 trading environment.  The user
base comprises 20 technical and 20 non-technical users, and you would work
closely with the real-time trading systems developers and end-users.  Your
responsibilities would include traditional administration responsibilities
to advanced data warehousing, firewalls, networking, performance tuning,
optimization and application administration issues.

Top project and challenge for next 6 months is a new office environment
build out.  Be involved in a complete build out of the unix/linux

Primary responsibilities:
* Administer Compaq Redhat 7- 9.x,/AS and Sun Solaris 8 workstations/servers
running in a 24x7 environment.
* Configure and install new machines - Compaq Xeon/Itanium 2 and Sun
* Basic Linux/Unix administration - kickstart/jumpstart server builds, nfs,
nis, shell scripting, performance tuning, and end-user support.
* Implement software and hardware RAID solutions, including Veritas Volume
Manager, Solaris Volume Manager, Compaq smart arrays, StorEdge T3's and 3510
FC arrays.
* Research, evaluate and implement fault tolerant and HA solutions including
Veritas Cluster Server and Redhat Cluster Manager.
* Administer Linux/Solaris to Windows connectivity using Samba and Exceed.
* Support Sybase DBA's system requirements, currently utilizing 20+
Terabytes of disk space.
* Maintain development environment for real-time electronic trading

Shared responsibilities:
* Administer enterprise backup systems running Legato Networker and using
SpectraLogic 64000 tape libraries (AIT3/645 slot).
* Administer firewalls running Rainwall High Availability software with
Checkpoint NG.
* Backup Network administrator on Cisco/Riverstone 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet
LAN and WAN network
* Backup Trade System Administrator on TIBCO real-time financial data
distribution network, and stand-alone screens such as Reuters and Bloomberg.

Requirements of the Candidate:
* 3+ years of hands-on Linux experience supporting sophisticated mission
critical environments.
* Given the mission critical nature of our applications you must have the
ability to work very well under pressure, and keep abreast of current
* University degree required.
* Exposure to networking, NT, SQL, Sybase, Perl would be assets.
* TIBCO/Rendezvous and Solaris experience would be a strong plus.

This is a linux administration position.  Candidates with less than 2 years
of Linux admin experience will not be considered. Please submit resumes to:

Thanks for your time,

----- End forwarded message -----

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