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Linux Systems Engineer - Python

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Dec 26, 2020 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$100k - $120k Annual

Linux Systems Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Looking for a production support operations linux engineer. There is a team of 5. Linux configuration management, troubleshooting skills, large fast paced Real Time environment. MUST have python OR hitachi storage experience.

The Linux Systems team is responsible for building and maintaining the Servers, storage, OS, and configuration of all trading environments. We are a relatively small team of dedicated and focused engineers looking to add to our ranks. As a member of the team you'll have the opportunity to work with the latest hardware, build in house automation and monitoring tools, leverage Open Source projects, and make meaningful contributions to the company. Above and beyond stimulating work, Company offers other great benefits such as a relaxed dress code, on site gym, catered lunches, and more!


  • Represent the Linux Systems team and take ownership of our portion of large infrastructure projects.
  • Gather, organize, document, and clearly communicate project requirements to relevant teams.
  • Use the latest in systems management techniques to develop, test, and deploy configuration changes globally
  • Reduce administrative overhead wherever possible, an "automate everything" attitude
  • Identify key performance and capacity metrics and build scalable monitoring systems
  • Play a lead role in several R&D efforts and evaluate emerging technologies
  • Work closely with development teams on capacity scaling and performance tuning
  • Ensure Linux systems are adequately hardened and meet our security requirements


  • 5+ years' experience managing a large 24x7 enterprise environment (hundreds of Servers, multiple sites)
  • Deep understanding of the Linux Kernel (scheduling, networking, I/O, monitoring)
  • Solid background in configuration management (puppet/salt, build RPMs, deploy updates)
  • Strong understanding of software engineering (design, testing, version control) and experience in python or hitachi storage

Reference: 1044994453

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