Linux Sys. Admin

Amsterdam, NH
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Linux Administrator – Proprietary Trading Firm

Our well-established US Prop. Trading client has been making waves in the industry for over a decade now, so what next? Expansion! This firm has an impeccable reputation and after landing in Europe, needs to bulk out their new Amsterdam office. They need a Linux Administrator to join them in their newest mission.

This department will be responsible for maintaining & supporting the organisation's US operations from this side of the globe. Think exciting ‘start-up’ environment but the financials & mainframe of an already very well-oiled machine.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage Linux systems: deploy, configure, and maintain bare metal & virtual servers.
  • Assist with the building & optimising of low-latency servers, troubleshoot networking issues as they arise.
  • Advocate & encourage DevOps/SRE best practices.
  • Create documentation for processes and solutions to recommend new, and maintain existing streamlined operations.
  • Support other teams within the business & mitigate any risk to day to day operations.

Essential skills:

  • 3+ years of Linux/UNIX system administration experience.
  • Scripting proficiency, ideally Python.
  • Familiarity with tools such as GitLab, Ansible, Terraform, Prometheus & Grafana.
  • Some knowledge of GCP and GKE/Docker for containerization & orchestration.
  • Good understanding of TCP & UDP protocols.

What you get:

  • Salary can be €110k (base) with exceptional bonuses & additional benefits on top.
  • Contribute to the new Amsterdam office's growth & collaborate with a global team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Flexible, hybrid working arrangement.
  • Development & progression opportunities.

**NOTE: This position does not offer sponsorship**