Senior Linux Engineer

Linux, Linux Core, Shell, scripting, network protocols, version control, configuration management, Virtualization, VMware, Automation, Python, Systems Engineer, Linux systems administration
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

A top tier investment management firm seeks a Linux Engineer to join the team that manages the firm’s Linux infrastructure. This is a great opportunity to work on a wide range of technologies with the main focus on Linux systems engineering and administration in a complex, dynamic environment. 


  • Supporting and maintaining the firm’s trading Linux infrastructure  
  • Providing Level II support for:  
    • emergency response  
    • execution of planned changes and deployment projects  
    • advanced profiling and troubleshooting of performance issues  
  • Contributing to tools and systems to fully automate the provisioning, configuration and monitoring of thousands of servers  
  • Managing essential core services such as DHCP, LDAP, DNS, and NFS for on-prem and hosted data centers as well as public clouds  
  • Participating in an on-call rotation and occasional weekend shifts  
  • Engaging in daily direct communication with trading teams and core engineering  


  • Demonstrated experience in maintenance and operation of a sufficiently advanced Linux environment  
  • Daily use of and contribution to developing automation and monitoring tools  
  • Good understanding of OS concepts and internals of Linux  
  • Working knowledge of Intel-based hardware and server’s components  
  • Expert knowledge of Bash scripting, and familiarity with python
  • Understanding of server-side networking and typical network protocols  

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Formal education in computer science or similar disciplines  
  • Experience with public cloud Linux Engineering and automation (AWS, Google Cloud Platform)  
  • Experience with container technologies, such as Docker and/or Kubernetes  
  • Participation in open source or personal projects  
  • Financial industry experience  
  • Understanding of infrastructure-as-code practices  
  • Understanding of configuration management, source control, CI/CD, automated deployment  
Dice Id : 10228550
Position Id : SLENY
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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