Linux Platform Engineer

Hedge Fund #002

Principal Responsibilities

Manage systems efficiently at scale through standardization, automation, testing, and in depth monitoring
Enforce development standards for source control, testing, and continuous integration for infrastructure, OS, patches, and configuration management
Develop self-service pipelines for deploying infrastructure and platforms that developers and portfolio managers can integrate with
Work with business owners to regularly re-prioritize the book of work, while delivering both tactical and long term objectives
Develop well defined processes for testing and integrating new technologies to meet both business and technical needs
Drive the elimination of operational tasks through automation and self service
Drive efficient utilization of resources through metrics and reporting

Qualifications/Skills Desired

The candidate should have in depth knowledge of Linux systems administration, networking, and security, including automated configuration and state management, and orchestration across systems
Experience working with configuration management driven administration using tools such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible is desired
Experience working with containers and container services (eg docker, podman, kubernetes) is also a significant plus as is familiarity with tools for testing build automation
Experience working with bare metal servers and public cloud technologies, AWS is a plus
Experience working with software defined (eg lustre, ceph) and appliance base storage technologies (eq netapp, isilon)
Solid programming and scripting skills required. Comfort and experience with BASH, Python, Ruby, Java and C/C++ is big plus
Deep understanding of Linux authentication and authorization mechanisms (eq PAM, SSSD, NIS, Kerberos, SSH, Sudo, etc.)
Experience working on large collaborative software projects that include source control and SDLC strategies
Experience interfacing with REST APIs as well as developing REST APIs is highly desired
Experience and skills troubleshooting and performance tuning hardware and operating systems
Experience tuning systems for high throughput and low latency
Experience with building and debugging kernels
Understanding of networking and protocols including TCP, UDP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP, NFS, NTP, PTP, and ability to leverage packet captures for troubleshooting
Understanding of encryption, PKI, and certificate and key management is a plus
Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

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