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Senior Linux engineer at innovative trading firm

Chicago, IL
Our client has been innovating in the trading sector since their inception, and they need to bring on a very strong senior level Linux engineer. This is a highly technical role and perfect for someone who likes to be in the weeds with the systems.

About you:
  • Ideally 7+ years of experience, but if you believe strongly in your Linux chops and are at 5, go ahead and throw your hat in the ring here.
  • BS or BA degree in computer science or related field preferred
  • System performance analysis, tuning, and experience solving technical issues
  • Proven grasp of Linux kernel tuning and operating system semantics
  • High Availability, clustering, failover, and load balancing
  • Virtualization experience including VMware vSphere or ESX server and/or SAN experience a plus
  • Strong scripting abilities using Perl, Python, and/or bash/ksh
  • Knowledge of LVM, ext3, filesystem tuning, OpenSSH, LDAP, Kerberos, and related services
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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