Senior Linux Engineer

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on May 26, 2023 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Sr. Linux Systems Engineer. Candidate will be responsible for the design, implement, and test Linux systems management and administration technology for systems, often requiring advanced knowledge and skills.


  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Deep understanding of the Linux Kernel (scheduling, networking, I/O, monitoring)
  • Solid background in configuration management (puppet/salt, build RPMs, deploy updates)
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Ability and desire to keep current with rapidly changing technologies
  • Strong operational mindset
  • 8-10 years related experience
  • Mentor other Linux engineers
  • Interview Linux engineer candidates


  • Plan, test, and implement changes to system configuration and software settings to support a variety of software and operations teams
  • Plan, test, and implement changes to the global systems management infrastructure, such as configuration management, identity management, software repositories, continuous integration, system monitoring, etc.
  • Design, implement, extend, and maintain the tooling that automates the key Linux infrastructure operations, such as the configuration deployment process, server provisioning, patching, capacity expansion, etc.
  • Research and define future directions for systems (implement proofs-of-concept, research methodologies and technologies, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system issues related to stability, functionality, performance, misconfiguration, hardware, etc.
  • Assist development and operations teams with general support requests
  • Review the contributions of teammates and provide constructive feedback
  • Prioritize and manage time effectively across projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment; deliver quality solutions on schedule and within budget
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Regular communication with management, key stakeholders and technical colleagues.
  • Be a positive representation of infrastructure team internally and externally

Reference: 2563933424

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