it | Linux Engineer in Chicago, IL

Linux Engineer

  • Objective Paradigm
  • Chicago, IL 60290
  • Full-Time



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Our Client is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm.As a Linux Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for our end-users. You will monitor the health and utilization of the environment to detect and prevent problems, ensure high availability for users, and plan future growth to meet needs. You will also be instrumental in helping software teams improve their efficiency in deploying custom tools to traders. This is an opportunity for someone to influence overall systems architecture as well as rapid deployment initiatives, build processes, packaging, monitoring and more. In this role, you will have an opportunity to regularly interact with a number of development groups to gather requirements, make recommendations and implement change.What you ll be working on:Design, build and maintenance of our Linux server environments across all officesConfiguring, deploying and updating Linux serversActively monitoring the health of our entire Linux server environment; performing day to day troubleshootingApplication packaging and maintenance of software repositoriesAutomating repetitive system administration tasksEvaluating and recommending new hardware and software technologies or solutionsServing as a liaison between the Unix Services and Software Engineering teamsYou will be right at home if you have:Extensive Linux support and engineering experience in a high availability corporate environmentStrong RHEL, Ubuntu or Debian experienceScripting and automation experience with one or more of the following: bash, Python, RubyPrevious experience working with containerization tools such as OpenShift, Docker or Kubernetes a big plusExperience working with configuration management tools, ideally Ansible or PuppetSolid understanding of general technical concepts like Kerberos, DNS, DHCP, networkingPrevious AWS experience is a plusRHEL, Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Support, Networking, Scripting
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