Senior Linux System Admin

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Non-disclosed
  • 19 sept. 17

Small but very efficient firm and upside is huge for the right person


  • Experience with connecting to the Exchanges and working with different exchanges and data centers and setting up WLAN, redundancy and backup at multiple data centers
  • Familiarity with FIX protocol and exchanges, RHEL, Centos experiences are required.
  • Provide direct technical support of Linux and related technology in a production trading environment
  • Supervise and improve monitoring procedures and technology
  • Assisting with day-to-day maintenance of servers, including supporting hardware changes, software installations, and upgrades
  • Directing support for our continuously active servers, processes, and low-latency network during New York daytime hours
  • Integration and engineering of new technologies in fast-paced deployment environment
  • Analyzing and troubleshooting performance issues
  • Incident management and troubleshooting during production outages, including coordination and communication
  • Installing, configuring, and deploying fully-distributed Linux systems
  • Design and track risk/problem remediation streams
  • Technical review of existing support systems and procedures
  • Manage workflows, tickets and prioritization of support efforts
  • Participating in an on-call rotation and weekend work

Qualifications - You should be motivated to find the best solutions to problems of all sizes and should have the following:-

  • At least five years of work experience in a Linux environment, in finance or a similar industry A bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience maintaining Intel processor based servers
  • Fluency in at least one scripting/coding language: Bash, Python, Perl
  • Hands-on knowledge of SSH, iptables, NFS, DNS, DHCP, and LDAP
  • Experience using Open Source applications to deliver enterprise support and monitoring
  • Proven troubleshooting experience
  • Expertise with maintaining server builds and packaging systems
  • Strong understanding of low-latency and process isolation technologies, such as numactl, cpuset, realtime
  • Experience with container technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes (a plus)
  • Experience as a team/technical lead or manager

Seniority Level

  • Mid-Senior level


  • Financial Services
  • Investment Banking 

Job Functions

  • Engineering