Linux System Engineer

Linux System Engineer

Job Title: Linux System Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 2_141218
Contact Name: Annapurna Bist
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Job Published: December 14, 2018 19:38

Job Description

Our client, a global proprietary trading firm is looking for a Linux System Engineer for their Hong Kong office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Successful candidate will develop a deep understanding of the firms business and application stack and look for ways to improve their performance.
  • Should be able to maintain appropriate patch levels for Operating System and third-party software.
  • Resolve Linux server related incidents and perform root-cause analysis and resolution to eliminate recurrence of issues.
  • Build instrumentation to provide visibility into the performance of our Linux server infrastructure and the behavior of our applications running on them.
  • Perform capacity planning to project server resource utilization and ensure that services which expand their utilization do not cause outages.

Required skill set:

  • Have 4+ years of experience with RHEL based Linux systems in a large scale environment.
  • Have experience using a configuration management system such as Ansible or Chef to interact with the configuration of Linux systems.
  • Be well versed in OS performance optimization for Linux hosts, including kernel tuning, storage and filesystem improvements, etc.
  • Have working knowledge and experience with a variety of storage architectures and networking.
  • Have native fluency in both bash and python scripting.
  • Have experience monitoring the health and performance of Linux servers using a variety of monitoring and time-series analysis tools.
  • Have experience with virtualization and containerization in either private or public cloud-scale environments.