Sr. Linux Engineer - Hedge Fund - Manhattan - Contract

Location: New York, USA
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Banking IT
Job Type: Contract

Huxley Associates is working on a search for a top Hedge Fund based in Midtown Manhattan. We are seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer with 5+ years of Linux administration experience.


  • Experience with all aspects of Linux OS system administration.
  • Proficiency in AWS services like ECS, IAM, ELB/ALB, EC2, RDS, Route53, KMS, MEMCACHE, ELK - Preferably Certification in SYSOPS or Architect.
  • Experience with automation and provisioning using Ansible
  • Experience designing and implementing an enterprise-wide Linux infrastructure using Cisco UCS and ESXi v5 (moving to v6)
  • Experience with Web technologies such as load balancers, http, ssl
  • Strong knowledge of vMotion, vSphere, vCenter, HA, DRS, Auto Deploy, etc.
  • Experience using container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, etc
  • Experience building applications and solutions using AWS or other cloud solutions
  • Experience with RHEL Linux and VMWare Engineering and Operation, including:
    • SAN and disk configuration and troubleshooting
    • Network configuration and troubleshooting
    • Capacity management and system tuning
    • Scripting, automation, and orchestration
    • Server Deployments
    • Failure, Recovery, and Backup strategies
    • Troubleshooting, fault recovery, debugging, root cause analysis
    • Ability to write complex scripts in a common language (Perl, Python, Shell, etc)
    • Experience with vendor management helpful

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