TheLinux Systems Administrator is responsible for the deployment, management, and maintenance of a regionally diverse Linux environment. The Linux Systems Administrator will join a team of highly motivated individuals that focus on high performance, low latency trading systems, and have an opportunity to learn from that team. Knowledge should include basic experience working with Linux systems with a solid understanding of networking fundamentals.
Who we are:
Belvedere Trading is a leading proprietary trading firm that develops and maintains proprietary, high-performance trading software. Our Technology Department is an innovative environment where we continually develop and optimize our trading platform. We pride ourselves in our ownership of projects, diverse technology experience, and our great relationship with our trading groups.
What our Linux Systems Administrators do:
Our Linux Systems Administrators work on a team of highly motivated individuals that focus on high-performance, low-latency trading systems. This team deploys, configures, and maintains hardware and software to keep our network and infrastructure running at top efficiency.
More specifically, our Linux Systems Administrators:
•Deploy physical hardware at local and remote sites
•Work around market trading schedules to deploy and test
•Collaborate on building bare metal automated deployment systems
•Patch and update systems while back testing against software
•Fulfill regular system management and IT Department requests
•Communicate system configurations, including documentation
Who we’re looking for:
We’re looking for Linux Systems Administrators who are proficient with technology and excited to solve interesting problems while learning and gaining experience with new technologies. Successful candidates will maintain high attention to detail while "seeing the big picture" as they develop new policies and procedures.
Key qualities in great candidates:
•Experience administering Linux systems including proficiency with
•Knowledge of scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, Python, etc.
•Basic development knowledge
•Familiarity with open source monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti,
•2+ years’ experience with recent or emerging technologies
•Solid understanding of basic networking
•Strong written and verbal communication skills