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Linux Systems Administrator / Platform Engineer

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator / Platform Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14845/B/KS/120220_1581525939
Contact Name: Support Team
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator / Platform Engineer (Linux RHCE CPU IO Low Latency Network TCP). Are you a technologist seeking a technically challenging role where you can take a lead role, remain hands-on with technology and make a real impact? You could be joining a global FTSE 250 trading firm that has been recognised as one of Britain's top employers.

As a Linux Systems Administrator / Platform Engineer you will ensure that the high frequency, low latency trade execution and real-time market data platform is efficient, reliable and fit for purpose. You'll be an SME and provide technical leadership to like-minded technical experts with a focus on server infrastructure and networks; identifying bottlenecks within a system and tuning them accordingly (e.g. disk sub systems, the network stack).

You'll based in open plan City based offices with a range of facilities and break out areas including pool table and ping pong table. There's a good work / life balance including flexible working hours and the option to work from home for part of the week.


*Strong knowledge of Linux OS (ideally RHCE); ability to troubleshoot kernel level systems problems
*Experience of tuning systems based on CPU / IO / Memory profiles
*Knowledge of low latency network technologies e.g. ChelsIO / Solarflare
*Good understanding of core networking concepts including TCP, LAN/WAN protocols and datacentre architectures
*Leadership / mentoring experience; collaborative and keen to share knowledge and continually learn
*Organised and able to cope with multiple concurrent projects

As a Linux Systems Administrator / Platform Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £115k) plus bonus and benefits package including pension, private medical care, gym membership, season ticket loan and much more.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Linux Systems Administrator / Platform Engineer opportunity.