Linux Engineer

Posted on Nov 17, 2022 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Linux Engineer

Salary: $110k-$130k % bonus

Location: Hybrid role (2 days in-office, 3 days remote) in either location

Chicago, IL/Lenexa, KS

*We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role*

*Bonus Eligible*

A prestigious financial company is seeking a Linux Engineer responsible for building and maintaining the Servers, storage, OS, and configuration of all trading environments.


  • 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 two of the following languages: Python/C/C /Ruby


  • 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

Reference: 1795513131

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