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Senior Unix Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04807
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 160,000.00 - 180,000.00 /Year
Senior Unix Engineer
  • Serve as a hands-on valued contributor to many initiatives within the infrastructure team and work closely with other teams (Networking, Databases, Windows, Web, and Desktop Support) to address issues and ensure problems are resolved in a timely and in an efficient manner
  • Interact with different business units and product development teams in order to help launch new products and initiatives and to support existing infrastructure
  • Maintain service coverage for the 24x7 production environment
  • Follow industry developments and trends and develop a clear vision of the information technology landscape to assist with making recommendations to management on advancing technology and improving stability
  • University degree in Computer Science or a similar field, or a related professional record with a minimum of 7+ years' experience
  • 2+ years of Financial Services technology industry experience
  • Strong experience of Linux operating systems required (RedHat preferred)
  • Experience with deployment and configuration automation tools, such as Ansible, puppet.
  • Strong experience in Unix/Linux infrastructure, SAN/NAS and backup technologies
  • Strong experience with VMware and cloud deployments.
  • Programming languages and tools knowledge (Perl, Python, C, Java, Shell scripts)
  • Experience and skill in troubleshooting and performance tuning hardware and operating systems for low latency environments and/or throughput
  • Experience with LDAP, NIS, DNS, proxy
  • Experience with market data distribution technologies and understanding of FIX protocol is preferred
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; high sense of urgency
  • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months