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Team Lead opportunity at dynamic trading company in Chi-town

Chicago, IL
We're working with one of the best Chi-town trading firms to bring on a Lead engineer for their Linux team. Are you ready for the challenge that comes with being the go-between for multiple teams while also rallying your own troops to meet and exceed company expectations? If so, let's chat!

What you'll do:
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and supervision
  • Goal and Career development plans for the team members
  • Lead budget efforts on behalf of team
  • Legal Domain Expertise (SME) for contracts
  • Long-term planning and solutions engineering
  • Prioritizing and allocating workload among the team
  • Analyze, design, install and run Linux systems
  • Day-to-day administration and maintenance of all Linux infrastructure
  • Linux Systems metrics and service levels
  • After hours and weekend support required as part of the on-call rotation
What you bring to the table:
  • BS or BA in CS or related field, or commensurate real-life experience
  • Experience solving technical problems in system performance, hardware, network, etc.
  • Linux kernel tuning and operating system expertise
  • Load balance, clustering, failover, and availability experience
  • Virtualization (VMware, vSphere, etc)
  • Scripting (Perl, Python, Bash/ksh, etc)
  • LVM, ext3, Filesystem tuning, OpenSSH, LDAP, etc
  • Working with customers in a cross-team environment
  • Mentorship experience within your own group and other groups
  • Proactive leadership and strong listening skills
  • Ability to complete things on time, adherence to deadlines
  • Planning ability, interpersonal skills, and able to detail processes/procedures
  • Top notch verbal and written comms
Here's some icing on the cake:
  • RHCE/THCA certifications would be awesome
  • RH Satellit and Ansible experience = bonus
  • Financial industry experience = teh win
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