Senior Linux Engineer - Chicago, IL

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  • Assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining high performance file storage systems.
  • Manage and support HPC scheduling software such as Moab, Maui, or Sun Grid Engine.
  • Implement and support performance monitoring and fault monitoring systems.
  • Monitor systems and storage performance, up to and including network components.
  • Compile, package, install and upgrade software and operating system components.
  • Create scripts and use tools to automate frequently performed tasks.
  • Develop, improve, document and promote standard operating procedures.
  • Interact directly with traders, Quants and other IT staff to troubleshoot problems and issues.
  • Available to work nights and weekends as required. Qualifications:
  • Extensive and thorough understanding of Linux (kernel, system libraries, system daemons, distribution software packaging, compiling and porting add-on packages, etc.), across multiple distributions (RedHat, Debian, etc.).
  • Outstanding scripting skills in Bash and one or more of: Perl, Python, Ruby.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining system configuration management tools (Puppet, CfEngine, Chef, Bcfg2).
  • Thorough understanding of Linux IP networking concepts.
  • Experience with system (Zenoss, Nagios) and log (Splunk, syslog-ng) monitoring/analysis tools.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of varying technical abilities.
  • Ability to work with highly confidential materials.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a combination of education and work experience equivalent.
  • Minimum of 6 years administering Linux server systems.
  • Prior experience in the financial industry is not required.
Additional highly preferred qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of high-speed cluster interconnect technology (i.e. Infiniband, Myrinet, 10GigE).
  • Experience with common HPC tools: Moab, Torque/Maui, Ganglia, Grid Engine, MPI and/or PBS.
  • Expert knowledge of high performance file systems and storage technologies such as Lustre, GPFS, Panasas PanFS, or Quantum StorNext FS.
  • Prior experience in a clustered compute/HPC or research computing environment.
  • Experience with C/C++.
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