Sr. Systems Admin

Reference Number: JT/SS-23424
Location: Austin, TX

My client is a global leader in electronic market making. Their global IT team is growing and looking for a Sr. Systems Admin in Austin, TX to support the complete infrastructure of their business.



  • 5+ years background in Linux Administration
  • Kernel tuning
  • Strong understanding of networking and network topology
  • Strong understanding of various protocols/services including, NFS, DHCP, DNS, IP, TCP, UDP, TFTP, NTP
  • Knowledge of kickstart, puppet, yum, git, svm
  • Strong scripting (bash, perl, python)
  • BIOS configuration
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and team coordination



  • Analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of Linux based server issues
  • Create, test, deploy and maintain packages, batch files, and scripts for the OS environment
  • Identify opportunities for optimization to reduce latency and increase efficiency
  • Manage, move, add, and change requests and configuration as needed
  • Liaise with internal technology groups/vendors to deliver optimum solutions
  • Assist in developing long-term infrastructure strategies and capacity planning to meet future platform infrastructure needs


Other Info:

  • $734 million in revenue and growing
  • 560 Employees
  • Headquartered in New York, NY
  • Publicly held
  • Very collaborative, team-oriented work environment
  • Founded in 1982