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Linux Production Engineer

Global Systematic Quant Fund


Posted 2 Mths Ago

My client is a global quantitative and systematic investment manager, operating in all liquid asset classes across the world. They are a technology and data-driven group implementing a scientific approach to investing. Combining data, research, technology and trading expertise has shaped the firm’s collaborative mindset which enables them to solve the most complex challenges. The culture of innovation continuously drives the ambition to deliver high quality returns for investors.

About the role

The successful candidate will join the global infrastructure support team. Working with end users, application teams and engineering teams, you will be key in supporting the growing Linux on-prem estate in order to meet complex and evolving business requirements. As well as day-to-day support, the role will include project-based activities such as new deployments, general administration tasks and upgrades. You’ll also work closely with engineering teams to enhance platform automation and monitoring initiatives.

  • A key member of the infrastructure support team working with high-performance Linux-based trading & research platforms
  • Building, administering, upgrading and supporting the Linux estate
  • Contribute to monitoring and automation initiatives
  • Work with engineering teams to document and improve process
  • Some out of hours work will be required as well as participation in an on-call rota (typically performed remotely)
  • Experience of python, bash scripting an advantage

To be successful, you will have

  • Hands-on experience working with Linux-based platforms
    • Excellent Linux administration skills essential
    • Knowledge of RedHat, Centos
  • Experience of complete end-to-end server deployments
  • Working knowledge of AMD / Intel server hardware and physical components
  • A drive to get to the bottom of issues and perform a full root-cause analysis
  • Good problem-solving, communication and analytical skills
  • Excited about technology and a willingness to learn more
  • Team player
  • Working knowledge of server network stack, network protocols (e.g. TCP, UDP), LAN and WAN technologies
  • Some experience of the use of automation technologies (e.g. Ansible) an advantage
  • Some experience of NFS systems an advantage