Linux System Administrator
Small, rapidly growing proprietary trading firm is expanding its systems administration team.
We are primarily a Linux shop both on the server and desktop sides. We run Windows servers and desktops in a few select cases. Fluency in Linux administration is a must. Some Windows administration skills are a plus, especially for migrating off.
We face our users directly and interact with them frequently. Candidate must be able to work problems to completion and tolerate frequent context switches.
# Installations of workstations on trading floors and in offices.
# Installations of servers and networking appliances in data centers sometimes requiring travel.
# Administration of ZFS filers, MySQL and MariaDB dataservers, DNS, subversion and compute servers both physical and virtual.
# Scripting skills are a must, bash, perl, python, SQL.
# Ensure a robust security posture including 2FA, iptable rulesets, psad, fail2ban, patch and pray, etc.
# Ensure resiliency especially making sure the DR site stays as hot as possible.
Occasional tasks include:
# Hardware maintenance.
# Large-scale buildouts sometimes requiring travel, both domestic and international.
# Installations of appliances such as printers, phones, televisions etc.
#Cable pulls: copper and fiber.