Prestigious Global Trading Firm is currently seeking a Sr. Linux Engineer. Candidate will help maintain a trading environment comprising high-performance Linux servers.
•Administer. Handle tasks such as system monitoring, installs, upgrades, and disaster recovery.
•Architect. Maintain and evolve our automated machine build/install processes.
•Evaluate. Experiment with new hardware and software products and services.
•Monitor. Build and maintain infrastructure to measure system performance and availability – to detect problems and minimize down time and the impact of failures.
•Interact. Cooperate with application-level support staff, network engineers and software developers to build a fast, flexible and reliable trading infrastructure.
•Document. Contribute to our internal wiki so that we can all remember the lessons we’re learning.
•5+ years of experience in a Linux Administrator role.
•BS in Computer Science required.
•Deep understanding of the Linux Kernel and Operating System. Capable of rebuilding the kernel, and understand menuconfig thoroughly.
•Proven team player.
•Programming expertise: Perl, Python, Ruby and/or Shell scripting experience.
•Solid understanding of network protocols, such as DNS and SNMP as well as the lower level protocols IP, UDP, TCP, and multicast UDP.
•Systems monitoring familiarity.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced, hands-on, market driven environment.