Linux System Administrator

Linux System Administrator

Montreal, Quebec  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is unique. They are a technology-driven, diversified trading firm with its headquarters in Chicago and some 150 people here in Montreal. They trade their own capital at their own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world.
What you’ll be working on:

Their work environment is a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

Their Real-Time System Management team is looking for a dedicated Linux System Administrators. You’ll have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies in a very fast paced environment. You’ll be part of a driven and dynamic team, critical to our operations where innovation and leading edge technology is our credo.

What you’ll be working on:

•Making sure all systems are functioning during any trading operations
•Preparing systems for upcoming trades
•Automating processes
•Providing regular support in the areas of software and hardware maintenance and deployments
•Participating in a rotating shift to cover maintenance activities
•Becoming a solid team contributor to support multiples trades and improve current processes

Special Perks:

Base, Bonus, Vacation, Benefits, Transport to and from work, Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Take-home Meals, Smarphone, Gym, Community spirit and participation, Extended maternity and paternity leave and many other reasons that explain why they have the best benefit package in the Montreal market and are able to retain their family of software developers for years…

Must Have Skills:

You’ll feel right at home if you…

•Have the ability to learn quickly and have a passion for new technology
•Have 3+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator
•Have basic knowledge of networking fundamentals
•Have basic knowledge of operating system and computer architecture fundamentals (an asset)
•Have basic scripting skills (Python, Ruby, etc.)
•Have experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Ansible, etc. (an asset)
•Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
•Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
•You may have some WIN experience
•Are available to work outside of normal hours (OT paid and Uber to and from the office)


Starting: ASAP
Dress Code: casual