Linux Systems Engineer - Chicago, IL

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Job Order #:

MS091341

Title:

Linux Systems Engineer - Chicago, IL

Location:

Chicago, IL 

Salary:

80000-150000

Salary Type:

per year

Occupations:

IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Network and Server Administration
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Job Description:

Linux Systems Engineer
 
In addition to a challenging and rewarding atmosphere, the team enjoys extremely competitive compensation including a performance-based bonus.  Other perks include company paid medical and dental insurance, 401k with employer match, game room and social areas to relax, on-site gym facility, free snacks and beverages, as well as daily catered lunches.
 
Responsibilities:
 
-Work collaboratively with technology teams and business leaders to expand, enhance, and improve ultra-low latency trading infrastructure.
-Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure systems.
-Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools.
-Develop and maintain configuration management solutions.
-Build out test automation framework in collaboration with the team.
-Create tools to help teams optimize on the available infrastructure.
-Drive change by taking ownership of tasks from beginning to end and employing creative solutions within various areas of the stack to reinforce better, faster technology.
-Analyze complex technical issues as well as proactively creating solutions.
 
Qualifications:
 
-1-4 years of experience.
-Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and outside of the box thinkers.
-Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
-Experience with Linux servers working in bare metal and virtualized environments.
-Extensive experience monitoring systems using nagios, zabbix, monit.
-Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux and Python scripting languages.
-Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, Apache, MySQL, nginx, etc.
-Strong grasp of configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and/or Salt.
-Familiarity with storage systems.
-Proficient understanding of the Linux network stack, TCP and UDP, and Multicast.
-Experience with virtualization technologies, such as KVM, VmWare.
-Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
-Must be motivated, dependable, and responsible.
 
*Looking for candidates from top tier universities with a strong GPA.  PhD in mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering is preferred.  Will consider candidates who have a Master's degree along with work experience.  Top universities include Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton University, Harvard University, University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University, University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, Columbia University, New York University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Yale University, Cornell University, Brown University, etc.
 
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If you are an employer and recruiting for similar IT professionals / positions, please contact our Technical Recruiters at Next Step Systems http://www.nextstepsystems.com/employers_submit_raul.html.  We are a national IT Recruiting Firm / Agency specializing in full-time direct hire Information Technology employment opportunities.
 
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

Website: www.nextstepsystems.com

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