London, England, £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Managed by: Support Team
Linux Systems Administrator (Redhat Linux RHCE CPU IO Low Latency TCP LAN/WAN ITIL Puppet). The World's leading financial derivatives trading site is seeking a senior hands-on Linux Systems Administrator to provide technical leadership to a close knit team of 5-6 responsible for the firms' Redhat Linux infrastructure and supported services across the globe.
Your responsibilities will include monitoring Linux systems for availability and performance - liaising with the infrastructure and development teams to ensure optimal uptime performance of busy, mission critical, low latency financial trading environments; to include installing, maintaining and securing systems, implementing new tools and technologies and troubleshooting production issues. You'll be supporting Execution, Market Data and Client Connectivity platforms, working closely with Market Data experts.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a very successful company in a senior position that will provide interesting technical challenges. You will be working in their impressive City based offices in a professional yet informal and collaborative software house environment.
*Experienced as a Linux Systems Administrator with strong knowledge of implementing and supporting RedHat Enterprise Linux
*Strong knowledge of Low Latency network technologies i.e. ChelsIO / Solarflare
*Experience with tuning of systems based on CPU/IO/Memory profiles
*Good understanding of core networking concepts, including TCP, LAN/WAN protocols and datacentre architectures
*Familiar with automation tools such as Puppet or Chef
*Excellent communication skills, collaborative and willing / able to lead others and provide mentoring
*Desirable: RHCE, financial sector experience
As a Linux Systems Administrator you can expect to earn a highly competitive salary (to £75k), bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.
Send your CV or call for an informal discussion about this Linux Systems Administrator opportunity.