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Linux Systems Admin

Job Description

EC1 Partners are working exclusively with a prop-trading firm who have a vision which combines strategy, technology and innovation that seek out new opportunities, analysing both risks and rewards to create tools for success in today’s global markets. 

They are in search for a Linux Systems Administrator to work closely with developers and traders. 

Their environment is purely Linux on both server side and trader desktops..  Windows servers very rarely used and Windows desktops as needed.

Skills & Attributes:

Fluency in Linux administration is a must
Experience in Debian/Ubuntu preferred
Strong communication skills
A demonstrated ability to work tasks to completion and tolerate frequent context switches

Experience with:


– Ansible

– Linux KVM

– Zabbix

– Google workplace collaboration and productivity tools

– Some Windows administration skills are a plus, but not required

Experience scripting in bash and python is preferred, SQL and Perl a plus
Knowledge of cybersecurity tools including 2FA, iptable rulesets, Malwarebytes, fail2ban, etc.
Ability to move and install equipment weighing up to 50lbs
Preference to apply a breadth of experience towards varied responsibilities in a small-shop environment
Comfortable with hands-on work, racking and stacking in datacenters is commonplace

Responsibilities include:

Installations of workstations on our trading floors and in offices
Installations of servers and networking appliances in data centers, sometimes requiring travel

Additional tasks include:

Hardware maintenance
Large-scale build-outs, sometimes requiring travel, both domestic and international
Installations of office appliances such as printers, phones, televisions, etc.



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