Linux/DevOps Engineer

Requirements: AWS, CentOs, Devops, jenkins , Linux, puppet, Python, RedHat, ubuntu

Location:New York, NY

Job Type:Full Time

Salary: $140k - $160k

Description of Responsibilities

Are you a senior DevOps engineer? Are you looking for a new challenge to come into a firm to set both the strategic and technical direction for the DevOps methodology?  

We are a prominent hedge fund looking to hire a Linux engineer to do just that!  In this role you will use your infrastructure platform background to introduce and implement configuration management tools such as Puppet and Jenkins in this lean team.  


  • Partner with the development and operations team to understand projects to automate, provide guidance and implement automation processes
  • Design CI/CD pipelines including application testing
  • Support, implement changes and improve the automation/orchestration system (PXE/puppet/Jenkins)
  • Support, implement changes and improve the AWS infrastructure
  • Support, implement changes and improve the Linux server infrastructure
  • Take weekly trips to the datacenter (or as necessary) for routine inspection/checks of the hardware infrastructure  
  • Document solutions and support processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 3+ years of  experience with Linux (RedHat/CentOS) engineering/administration/troubleshooting
  • 3+ years of experience using source code control tools (Git/SVN)
  • 3+ years of experience using Puppet to deploy software to Linux and Windows servers
  • 3+ years of experience using Jenkins to automatically build C++, Java, .Net code
  • 3+ years of experience managing python environments using virtual environments
  • 3+ years of experience with AWS cloud technologies (VPC, EC2 instances, S3) and cloud automation
  • 3+ years of experience with scripting (Bash/perl/python and powershell)
  • 3+ years of experience building code and packaging it (RPM, Conda, Windows MSI)
  • 3+ years of experience with build tools and compiling source code (gcc, ant, visual studio) on both Linux and Windows
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver projects with short timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to follow best practices and thoroughly document all work/projects
  • Experience/familiarity with financial industry environments

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