New York City Financial Information Services Agency   New York, NY   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 22, 2022
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                                                          FINANCIAL INFO SVCS AGENCY

                                                          Job Posting Notice


                          Job ID               535386                                         # of Positions 1


              Business Title          LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR


        Civil Service Title           IT INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER


              Title Code No           95714                                           Level 00


       Title Classification          Non-Competitive


Proposed Salary Range         $110,000.00 - $140,000.00 (Annual)


              Work Location         Manhattan West


       Division/Work Unit        OPS/HRP Technical Services


As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been

granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this

requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received

and approved by the hiring agency.


Job Description



The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) has a vacancy

for an experienced Linux Systems Administrator to support ongoing production maintenance and phased

rollout implementation of the HR, Benefits, and Timekeeping functions of HR/Payroll systems.


Primary Responsibilities include:

This role will be a technical position responsible for the installation, maintenance, and configuration of the Unix

servers supporting the infrastructure of critical citywide applications. This person will function as one of the

technical administrators for the group and work with various teams, and will need to have the ability to work

independently and prioritize tasks to meet project deadlines.


Minimum Qual Requirements



  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering or a related field and

four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to datacenter engineering and operations, cloud

engineering and operations, complex IT infrastructure engineering; or,


  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and eight years of satisfactory full-time experience

related to datacenter engineering and operations, cloud engineering and operations, complex IT infrastructure

engineering; or,


  1. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above.


Preferred Skills



  • Strong experience in RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system administration.
  • Strong experience in GIT and Ansible Automation Platform.
  • Strong experience in scripting like shell, PERL and Python.
  • Experience in AIX systems administration.
  • Ability to provision bare metal installs, configure, operate and maintain systems.
  • Perform OS upgrades and patch installations.
  • Strong knowledge of Server virtualization, micro partitioning, Dynamic LPAR, and VMware VM.
  • Strong knowledge of VMware administration and support experience.
  • Strong knowledge of VMware vSphere (ESX and ESXi), vCenter Operations Manager.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle RAC Architecture, configuration and implementation.
  • Support Backup, Recovery, Performance and Tuning of AIX and RHEL systems.
  • Experience with Symantec NetBackup. VMware NetBackup implementation experience a plus.
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as BMC Patrol a plus.
  • Willing to learn new tools and technology.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work and meet project deadlines.
  • Must be self-motivated and work well with other groups.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Working with an enterprise wide, large scale matrix environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required.


Additional Information





The City of New York offers a comprehensive set of benefits and programs to employees, including health

insurance, pension plan, Deferred Compensation Plan (with 457, 401K and Roth IRA options), pre-tax

Commuter Benefit program, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts programs and more. Additional benefits such

as prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, vision care benefits and more are also available through

District Council 37 – Local 2627, the union that represents employees in this title.


To Apply



External applicants please visit to apply to Job ID # 535386. Current NYC

employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given

consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.



35 hours weekly/Day


Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.


POSTING DATE  06/14/2022                                                                    POST UNTIL    Until Filled


The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and

providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or

protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion,

disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.