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Linux Administrator - ONSITE

  • Location: Chicago, 60604
  • Salary: $125000 - $175000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client in finding a LinuxAdministrator that will work 100% onsite in a beautiful downtown Chicago office very close to any of the major transportation hubs. This is a great opportunity to expand your career working with an growing company. Are you Linux Administrator with  a high level of understanding of high frequency trading systems in a hardware environment? Have you worked with Cisco Nexus NC-OS CLI, fiber-optic and copper physical infrastructure and are extremely collaborative? Are you looking for your next long term career opportunity? This position may be for you!!! 

You will support a team of developers and traders, in a dynamic environment. You will be someone excited by challenges and willing to go above and beyond in your performance

What will you be doing?

  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software and all configurations
  • Assist in planning, coordinating and implementing network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware
  • Design, configure and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software
  • Monitor network performance in order to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and determine where changes will need to be made in the future
  • Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records
  • Research new technology and implement it or recommend its implementation
  • Other opportunities as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in a systems administration role
  • High level understanding/experience with the following protocols: BGP, OSPF, PIM-SM, GMP, ARP
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus NX-OS CLI
  • Experience with fiber-optic and copper physical infrastructure
  • Experience with Linux
  • Nice to haves include: Familiarity with L1 / Crossbar devices, Cumulus Linux, Ansible, Arista EOS, Arista MOS, DWDM, FRR, SNMP, Nagios