Looking for RHE Engineer for Temp-to-Perm Job in NY Metro - Securities

(imported topic written by PackGreg91)

This is a job posting for senior RHE Linux Engineers

Our client is a global securities firm. They are looking to install trading infrastructure in their collocation facility in downtown Manhattan and need well rounded, seasoned RHE Linux Server Engineers for at least six months or more, possibly to be converted to full time employees. The contract is within a fast-moving trading division, in a quick-response-deployment and support area where the team will often work under demanding deadlines. If you are qualified and interested, please respond with your most current resume, citizenship status, your desired rate and availability for phone interview.


Cardinal Data Systems, Inc.

Prepared by: GP Date: 08/02/2011

General Information

Job Title: Senior Red Hat Linux Engineer

Job Location: New York City

Start Date: Immediately

Type: Contract

Company Description

Our client is a global financial institution with offices worldwide. The group is designing and deploying infrastructure to support trading systems in a collocation facility in downtown Manhattan.

Job Description

The Sr. Red Hat Linux Systems Engineer will participate in the deployment, administration and maintenance of all production and other systems. Implement hardware and software upgrades, systems integrations, vendor-based solutions, and other datacenter optimizations.

• Monitor and resolve assigned customer trouble tickets and provide second-level application and engineering support in a timely fashion.

• Troubleshoot and repair technical problems.

• Maintain relevant and current knowledge within assigned technical fields.

• Assist in the installation and maintenance of the infrastructure.

• Provide necessary device configuration to end-users as required.

• Create and maintain accurate network documentations and diagrams.

• Communicate and interact with the team members and Network Operations Control (NOC) personnel to ensure coordination and cross-training.

• Recommend new processes, procedures, equipment and software.


• Red Hat Linux Enterprise V 5.x or later in X86 platform

• Virtual Memory Manager

• Ability to configure 10g network interface

• Kernel Tuning

• HP DL360 or similar servers

• High Availability solutions

• Some experience in financial services

• Posses strong troubleshooting skills.