SSUSA Job #710: Senior LINUX System Engineer

Job Description

 

SENIOR LINUX SYSTEMS ENGINEER

 

 One of our global financial clients is seeking a Senior Linux System Engineer, with a proven track record , to join their team. The candidate will be part of a team that will be  responsible for design, development and 

support of low latency trading systems within a global environment.

 

Tasks:

 

  • Hands on systems administration, hardware engineering and exposure to benchmarking experience.

  • Write scripts for systems administration and operational tasks.

  • Write thorough and accurate technical documentation for use by staff.

  • Participate in proactive monitoring and support to maintain the health of the global server environment, including regular software and firmware patching.

  • Work to define, document and apply global standards to the environment.

     

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Red Hat Linux experience: Minimum of eight years Linux administration experience.

  • Financial services experience a plus.

  • The candidate must have hands-on experience managing a large number of mission critical servers.

  • Experience managing high frequency, low latency trading systems is a plus.

    • Knowledge of HP x86 hardware.

    • Familiarity with VMware, 3PAR and Puppet/Chef or Ansible

    • Must have basic knowledge in networking and  DevOps

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Design and support accompanying technologies such as virtualization, RedHat satellite server and puppet.

 

  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and Linux networking.

  • Familiarity with 10 GbE, kernel bypass technologies

  • Advanced scripting skills (bash, Shell and/or Python).

  • Kernel tuning knowledge a plus.

  • BIOS tuning and optimization for low latency platforms. 

 

 

SEND YOUR RESUME IN CONFIDENCE TO JOBS@SSUSA.COM 

IN THE SUBJECT BOX MENTION JOB CODE 710

 

Job Location
Jersey City/New York City

Position Type
Permanent