Linux Engineer (Debian)

Our company is a tech first finance company that handles billions of dollars in transactions each year. We are looking for a smart, motivated, and experienced Linux Systems Engineer with scripting and automation skills. We have been experiencing exciting growth and need a candidate that will lead our team to the next level.

The ideal candidate is passionate about elevating the capabilities of themselves, server infrastructure and the team through best practice approach and automation.


Increased engineering focus has surfaced gaps of coverage for critical Services like DNS, LDAP and Data Protection in the Infrastructure. Also, and critical to our business, our Cloud initiatives will require additional focus to make us successful.

The IaaS engineers are in needs of a team lead to help them better focus and modernize our core infrastructure and prepare for the additional demands that will be needed to drive the business.

What Experience We’d Like to See:

  • Strong proficiency with Linux (Debian)
  • Experience in application of Agile Methodologies
  • Have strong understanding in at least several of the following areas: VMWare, Storage, Data Protection, Monitoring and infrastructure services such as DNS, Proxy, LDAP/AD, NTP and others.
  • Shell/Python or other programming experience.
  • Ansible/Puppet/Chef - Configuration Management.
  • Experience with AWS or Google Cloud
  • Knowledge of web server technologies such as configuration of apache, tomcat or infrastructure services


What’s in It for You?

  • Great Salary + Bonus (110-140K + 10-15% Bonus)
  • Growth & Training as we move deeper into Cloud
  • Great Work-Life Balance


Daniel Wellner

Manager of DevOps and Security

(646) 793-3134



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