Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Linux

New York


EC1 Partners is supporting a leading NYC Hedge Fund, in their search for an Infrastructure Engineer proficient in Linux to join its Engineering team. This is a hands-on technical role within a cross-platform engineering team responsible for core technology infrastructure. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be based in New York and have previous buy-side experience in order to be considered.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must be based in New York and have previous buy-side experience in order to be considered for this position.

What you will be doing

Infrastructure Engineering designs and maintains the firm's operating systems, authentication systems, databases, virtualization infrastructure, core network services, and messaging and endpoints on Windows and Linux in both our internal- and external-facing environments. This engineer would be tasked with the design, implementation, and integration of infrastructure systems, particularly—but not exclusively—on Linux-based systems.

What you bring

  • Bachelors degree in computer science (or another technical discipline) or comparable work experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux-based systems and excellent networking, tooling, and automation skills (e.g., using Python, Puppet, etc.)
  • Strong Python scripting experience
  • Previous experience with the design and end-to-end implementation of performant, reliable, and secure infrastructure systems is essential, as are superb troubleshooting capabilities and experience with diagnostic/tracing tools.
  • Thorough knowledge of LAN/WAN/WLAN systems, networks, and applications.
  • Deep understanding of AWS or Azure cloud design best practices
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet and Ansible
  • Experience creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of core infrastructure technologies such as DNS, DHCP, and Kerberos.
  • Working knowledge of Windows, network protocols, information security concepts, databases, and large-scale storage is preferred.