Sr. Linux Engineer 6+ Month Remote Contract
Posted on Jul 8, 2022 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson
*We are unable to sponsor for this 6+ Month Contract role*
Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Sr. Linux Systems Engineer. Candidate will be 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.
- 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
- 8+ 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 two of the following languages: Python/C/C++/Ruby
- Highly methodical and analytical approach to problem solving and evaluating technologies
- Dedication to quality and attention to detail