CIT Group Inc.

UNIX Engineer

Location US-NJ-Livingston
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# Positions
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Information Technology


Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


This is a senior-level position on CIT’s Server Engineering (Hosting) Team, which provides 3rd level support of CIT’s Unix/Linux servers. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining CIT’s corporate server environment providing hands-on support and subject matter expertise 


• System engineering for Redhat Linux and IBM AIX
• Automation of provisioning and decommissioning servers
• System and Application monitoring
• Implementation of configuration management tools such as Puppet
• Access management principles and automation of associated processes
• Security best practices and system hardening
• Performance management and tuning
• Capacity management and reporting
• Adherence to committed deliverables, and regular communication of progress to management.
• Recommend, develop, and improve policies, procedures and standards relevant to the technology infrastructure.
• Mentor peers and customers on new technologies.
• Closely adhere to CIT’s Service Desk, Change Management, and Security policies and procedures.
• Interface with the Auditors and Information Security to address any CIT Unix server compliance issues.
• Participate in the periodic execution of the business continuance plan, including coordination, after-hours attendance, and documentation updates.
• On-going review of systems design; work with team to constantly improve service offerings, service “up time” and the overall customer experience
• Keep current on technologies being supported.


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