Linux System Engineer


: $115,490.00 - $170,130.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Top proprietary trading firm based in New York is looking to hire a distinguished Linux Systems Engineer with a pro-active approach. The company trades globally and is composed of experienced industry professionals that deploy quantitative trading strategies on electronic markets utilising the latest technologies. This ideal candidate will be highly skilled in the details and nuances of managing Linux environments with a good software development background to support uniquely customized systems. You will need to be reactive to the organisations immediate needs whilst handling the longer term technical requirements and project work, remaining a safe pair of hands throughout. This will involve working closely with trading teams, developers, and system engineers in a well structured and friendly environment. Occasional data center visits may be required on an ad-hoc basis. This presents a very good opportunity for a mid to senior level finance professional to further develop their careers. Requirements: Expert in Linux operating systems - good knowledge of CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Scientific Linux or similar. Extensive knowledge of Linux system performance monitoring and some level of tuning. Ability to handle day to day maintenance and administrative tasks such as disk partition, volume and content issues, plus arising break-fix, reactive and planned fault remediation in a timely and controlled fashion, globally. Support of Linux workstations globally, to a development community. Provide support and consultation services to the development and trading teams Linux requirements, globally. Provide global Linux infrastructure support. A bachelors degree in a relevant subject, such as Computer Science or Electrical Engineering Compensation is unprecedented and based on experience. This opportunity could be based in either New York or Chicago for the right candidate.
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, ip, maintain, network, satcom, server, system specialist, system technician, technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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