Platform Engineer – Linux/Unix Expert

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Platform Engineer – Linux/Unix Expert

09/21/2022 ● Cincinnati, Ohio ● Contract To Hire


  • Job Title: Platform Engineer – Linux/Unix Expert
  • Duration: 6 months to perm
  • Location: Cincinnati Ohio 45227
  • This is Contract to Hire


Detailed Job Description –

General Function

Position is in the Commercial IT organization on team of technology Platform Engineers supporting various teams / squads across the landscape of commercial applications. A specific area of focus will be support for teams/squads supporting Capital Markets applications.

Evaluate, design and implement technology solutions to build and progress technology strategies with a line of business. Will have responsibility to work with vendor(s) to understand upcoming changes, how the software fits into the technology roadmap and design plans to ensure business continuity and effectiveness. Understands the  systems, how they are configured, how we need to reconfigure to meet the changes. (remove this? If aligned to an agile squad may work closely with the product owner to ensure user stories are defined appropriately to develop effective technology solutions.)

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuring that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. Operating within the  risk appetite, you will achieve results while consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types



  • Be the main liaison with software vendor(s) for systems utilized by a particular line of business
  • Stay abreast of upcoming changes and enhancements in vendor’s software and how those changes will impact the business.
  • Work with the line of business to design solutions to incorporate software changes and effectively work with business partners to ensure effective implementation
  • Understand the business technology roadmap and make recommendations on continued utilization or elimination of current third party software solutions.
  • Implement and maintain new features and capabilities while continuously improving the quality of our technical products and services
  • Achieve operational excellence by automating processes and creating maintainable, supportable, and testable solutions
  • Keep up with technology trends and innovations in your field(s) of practice
  • Provide operational support and troubleshooting for your team’s products and services
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and training for new or less experienced team members


highlight 3-5 Must Haves


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technology field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Six+ years of engineering or other IT work experience relevant to the position.
  • Demonstrated experience in key IT Service Management areas (Incident, Problem, Knowledge and Change Management)
  • Proficient w/ AIX/Linux platform
    • While focus would be on AIX/Linux based solutions, ability to support and deploy Windows Server based solutions a plus.
  • Familiarity with networking concepts and requesting network services: Routing, Firewalls, NATs, etc.
  • Working knowledge of real-time messaging and batch file transfer implementation and troubleshooting using different packages and methodologies (MQ, FTP, SCP, Sterling, etc)
  • Experience with application integrations to databases in Oracle, MS-SQL and DB2; include ability to assist with management of databases with database management team participation.


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