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Senior Linux Network System Engineer Posted Mar 18
Request Technology - Anthony Honquest , Chicago, IL
Prestigious Trading Organization is seeking a motivated Linux Network Systems Administrator to join our Systems team. This individual should be strong in Linux and Networking. This person will provide support and maintenance of our critical trading systems. The Systems Administrator needs to be well-versed in Linux operating systems; Microsoft Windows and Solaris knowledge is a plus. Exposure to Network Storage and Networking is also desired. This person must be a self-starter who is a competent independent worker with the ability to also work with other team members to efficiently and effectively solve platform problems in a time-sensitive environment. In addition to customer support and Systems maintenance, this position also requires independent work on the implementation of collaborative projects.

We need a Senior Linux Systems Engineer who can fit into a trading environment. Would like to see performance skills like Kernel Scripting. 5+ years of Linux required, they are just completed a Sun to Linux conversion.


At least 3-5 years of supporting Linux operating systems and 1+yrs of Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Network storage experience with products such as EMC, NetApp, iSCSI, SAN, etc.

Strong troubleshooting and root-cause analysis.

Understands networking and has a strong security mindset.

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Provide highest level of dependability for all projects as assigned.

Mentor junior team members

Networking Piece:

1) Strong understanding of TCP/UDP, OSI Model, and general networking protocols.

2) Knowledge of common routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP).

3) Experience with Router/switch hardware (multiple vendors is a plus)

4) Basic understanding of multicast

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
Other Pay Info: OPEN + Bonus

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