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Senior Linux Engineer

Senior Linux Engineer
Dallas, TX
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Job Description

This is a hybrid role, based in G-Research’s office in Dallas.

G-Research is Europe’s leading quantitative finance research firm. We hire the brightest minds in the world to tackle some of the biggest questions in finance. We pair this expertise with machine learning, big data, and some of the most advanced technology available to predict movements in financial markets.

Opened in 2022, the Dallas office is a key infrastructure hub where we work on the latest technologies in a cutting-edge environment.

The role

G-Research is a fast-growing, software-driven organisation. We use large-scale deployments of distributed systems to drive research and monitoring capabilities within the business.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Linux Engineer who will be responsible for maintaining, optimizing, and enhancing our Linux-based infrastructure.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Continuously assessing and optimizing the Linux infrastructure for performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency

  • Developing and maintaining our automation and tooling to streamline self-service provisioning and configuration management

  • Setting up monitoring tools and systems to proactively identify and resolve issues

  • Performing root cause analysis for complex problems, in particular, supporting engineers in other teams with strategic migrations of platforms; for example (planned for 2024), Database and BigData migrations to Kubernetes

  • Implementing and maintaining security best practices, including regular system patching

  • Maintaining detailed documentation of system configurations, procedures, and policies

  • Developing junior members of our team in Dallas

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an experienced Linux Engineer with a strong engineering background and exceptional problem-solving skills.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Advanced problem-solving skills, with a proven track record in designing, implementing, and supporting complex systems

  • Extensive experience with Linux and a strong understanding of Networking fundamentals

  • Expert level knowledge in Python for Automation and Integration

  • Strong experience with CI/CD, preferably Jenkins, and Configuration Management tools, such as Ansible and Terraform

  • Experience administering and using Kubernetes

  • Demonstrable experience in leading successful technical projects

Why should you apply?

  • Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus

  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance

  • Excellent paid time off allowance

  • Sick days, military leave, and family and medical leave

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • 16-weeks fully paid parental leave

  • Medical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance

  • Employee Assistance and Wellness programs

  • Generous relocation allowance and support

  • Great selection of office snacks, and hot and cold drinks

  • On-site gym and car park

G-Research is committed to cultivating and preserving an inclusive work environment. We are an ideas-driven business and we place great value on diversity of experience and opinions.

We want to ensure that applicants receive a recruitment experience that enables them to perform at their best. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know in the relevant section

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