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LSEG Senior Specialist, Unix in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Role Responsibilities

  • Proactively maintain and develop Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service.

  • Engage in systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs

  • Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments

  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions

  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning

  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes and vulnerability remediation

  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency.

  • Develop automation strategies.

  • Drive towards cloud computing.

  • Collaborate with other teams and team members.

  • Provide assistance during major incidents and maintain SLA.

  • Develop and maintain systems documentation.


  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in Linux systems Administration.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a relevant degree

  • In depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, SuSE.

  • Linux certifications will be considered an advantage

  • Expert in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting

  • Hands on experience in AWS/AZURE

  • Hands on experience in MySQL and Oracle will be an advantage

  • Other desirable technologies: Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins

  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise – and our purpose. You’ll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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