Senior Linux Systems Engineer - Chicago, IL


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Senior Linux Systems Engineer - Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Network and Server Administration

Job Description:

Senior Linux Systems Engineer
We are seeking highly talented individuals to join the team.  In addition to a challenging and rewarding atmosphere, the team enjoys extremely competitive compensation including very generous performance-based bonuses.  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.
-Working collaboratively with the technology and business teams on all aspects of global trading and research infrastructure.
-Researching and implementing enhancements to infrastructure systems as well as automation and monitoring.
-Exploring and working with industry leading technology and hardware.
-Working alongside industry experts in the fields of finance and technology.
-Leading/mentoring junior team members.
-Taking ownership of and leading projects from start to finish including design, roll out, and testing.
-Working on challenging and dynamic problems in a team atmosphere.
-4+ years of experience with systems engineering oriented tasks.
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or an equivalent field.
-Experience with Linux servers working in bare metal and virtualized environments.
-Experience with scripting languages and automation tools.
-Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
-Must be willing to take ownership and lead others.
-Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and "outside of the box" thinkers.
-Motivated, dependable, and responsible team players.
*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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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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