Linux Engineer (Remote)

  • Full-Time
  • Remote
  • Posted on March 16, 2022

Fixed Income Firm #016

Designing and implementing system architecture and operational duties for the firm’s Linux platform across all business lines.
Automate deployment and routine maintenance of the environment using pipeline.
Build and deploy infrastructure, security and application monitoring tooling.
Work closely with the InfoSec team to provide detailed and actionable system logs to the SOC.
Define and monitor system SLA, build alarming and escalation procedures.
Monitor and mitigate (through rolling patching) Linux security issues and vulnerabilities.
Provide assistance to application teams to debug performance/availability issues and provide subject matter expertise to application support teams.
Participate in an on-call rotation to support your environment.
Perform detailed root cause analysis and write clear and detailed post mortem reports including suggested long term mitigation and remediation projects.
Proactively monitor utilization and performance and recommend capacity management strategies.
Accurately and completely document the environment and management processes.
Plan DR and BCP strategies and participate in implementation.
Required Qualifications:

Detailed knowledge of the Linux platform, including regular system administration, kernel optimization, OS hardening and the Linux networking stack.
Solid networking skills, ability to debug networking issues using standard Linux tooling.
Good understanding with various storage technologies and SAN/NAS protocols.
Demonstrated experience debugging OS issues in a complex business environment.
Experience with one or more virtualization environment (VMware) in a production setting.
Strong sense of system hygiene and attention to detail, focused to drive projects to completion.
Strong proclivity for automation, including demonstrated experience building automated deployment tooling for Linux. Experience with Ansible, terraform, terragrunt.
Bias for infrastructure as code using gitlab pipeline.
AWS cloud experience with EC2, EKS, VPC, IAM, S3, Glacier
Demonstrated coding ability, especially in the area of system automation, preferred languages Python and bash.
Detailed understanding of container runtimes, with production experience considered a must.
Container orchestration experience a must, e.g. k8s, Nomad…etc.
Experience in a low latency environment a strong plus, e.g. Solarflare OpenOnload
Experience deploying and managing several infrastructure and application monitoring tools and using those tools to make data driven operational decisions.
Strong written and oral communication skills

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