Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Location: New York, USA
Salary: £125000 - £225000 per annum + competitive
Sectors: Banking IT
Job Type: Permanent
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A high frequency trading firm is looking for world class linux talent to join an already stellar team.


  • Developing architecture solutions for servers and desktops in a Linux operating system environment
  • Support, implement changes and improve the automation/orchestration system (PXE/puppet/Jenkins)
  • Proactively identifying problem areas and providing solutions to enhance the quality of service and prevent future problems
  • Installing and supporting Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS)
  • Working efficiently with our internal technology teams and other operations groups
  • Support, implement changes and improve the AWS infrastructure
  • Take weekly trips to the datacenter (or as necessary) for routine inspection/checks of the hardware infrastructure
  • Document solutions and support processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 5+ years of experience with Linux (RedHat/CentOS) engineering/administration/troubleshooting
  • 8+ years of industry experience in systems engineering and technical support
  • An educational background in computer science or IT (preferred)
  • Experience with scripting and coding (Python, PowerShell, Go, Perl, Java, C, Shell, etc)
  • Work experience using Jenkins to automatically build C++, Java, .Net code
  • A background in Linux package management (dpkg/apt, rpm/yum, etc)
  • Knowledge of desktop/server hardware and computer security
  • In-depth knowledge of system/OS level networking
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver projects with short timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to follow best practices and thoroughly document all work/projects
  • Strong ability to work well as part of a team that supports production, back-office computing, and end user support functions
  • The ability to read and interpret technical documents
  • Participate in off-hours, weekends, and holidays on-call support as required

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