Linux System Engineer

Location London, Greater London, England
Discipline: SAAS
Salary: £DOE
Job ref: 49

Our client is a market leader among global exchange operators with expertise to drive the global marketplace forward through product innovation and trading solutions and they are looking for a Linux System Engineer to join their expanding team in London.


  • The successful candidate will be a member of the London infrastructure team that is responsible for administering, maintaining, and supporting Linux and storage systems.
  • The primary responsibility is for London based systems; however, the role is also part a global Linux team and will work very closely with US colleagues to ensure all work is done in a globally consistent manner

Role & Responsibilities:

  • All operational duties both first and second line including working shift hours between 7am-6pm
  • All systems administration tasks on the Linux estate
  • Hardware administration of Linux servers
  • Administer storage solutions for both production, archive and corporate systems
  • Administer, maintain and enhance monitoring & management tools



  • Advanced knowledge of Linux, particularly RHEL
  • Experience of working practices required for a mission critical, zero downtime environment
  • Good knowledge of server hardware
  • Strong scripting skills with the ability to automate monitoring and management
  • Experience of configuration management (Salt build RPMs, deploy updates)
  • Experience with performance management tools
  • Highly methodical and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Dedication to quality and attention to detail
  • Team player, builds positive relationships at all levels both locally and globally
  • Able to work remotely for support and change implementation


  • Advanced knowledge of SAN storage systems
  • Experience with virtualisation technology
  • Good networking and security competence