Linux Systems Engineer

United States, New York City, NY
Job ID: 1479

Job Description

Our client in the heart of New York City is a globally-leading financial services organisation, bringing together data analysis and innovation to help solve some of the toughest investment management challenges.

The Linux Systems Manager will help maintain and advance a core trading platform, driving to achieve low latency delivery of market data to-and-from multiple exchanges. Keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and a solid knowledge base in Linux administration are of course extremely essential.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure market data is processed, stabilised, and redistributed in a high-volume production environment.
  • Develop, operate, and maintain the infrastructure necessary to deliver changes rapidly.
  • Work directly with trading desks to ensure successful trading and minimal outages.
  • Implement and manage tools to ensure compliance with all rules and regulations
  • Work directly with exchanges and data providers to bring value to all the trading desks.

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another technical, scientific discipline
  • Advanced scripting ability with Python and Bash
  • Extensive Linux Administration experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of high performance networking technology (such as kernel bypass) is preferred but not required
  • Proven experience with configuration management systems such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Demonstrated track record of supporting live production systems.

To apply for this role, either contact Paul at, or fill in the form below and he will receive your application.

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