Millennium Management LLC is a global hedge fund with more than 2,800 employees and offices in North America, Europe and Asia.
We pursue a global multi-strategy approach to investing, seeking to achieve above-average risk-adjusted returns. Our global investment strategies include : Relative Value Fundamental Equity, Statistical Arbitrage, Fixed Income, Merger Arbitrage, Futures / Currency, and Options among others.
The talent and dedication of our people are critical to our success. We offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment.
We also offer a broad range of competitive benefits on a global basis.
Job Function Summary
The Compute Services organization is responsible for architecting, engineering, supporting and managing the firm’s estate of servers, enterprise storage, systems virtualization and core enterprise services.
The Senior Linux Automation Engineer will be part of a team driving automation, configuration management, and performance analysis and tuning for a large Linux fleet serving a diverse range of strategies within the firm.
The successful candidate will be an SME in the Linux automation and tuning spaces and will have deep knowledge of Linux kernel and user-
space operation. The role will be primarily focused on building and maintaining tuning and automation support for emerging low-
latency trading projects within the firm.
Work closely with the diverse business teams within the firm to develop configurations aimed at repeatable build and configuration management
Help drive a green field automation effort to bring consistent configuration to a diverse Unix fleet
Mentor junior team members in best-practice Unix administration techniques
Own technical projects and drive them to successful completion, including requirements gathering, engineering, deployment, and ongoing support
Participate in 7x24x365 support for the company’s Linux service as necessary, some late night and weekend work will be required
Qualifications / Skills Required
10-15 years of experience in the Linux space is required
Financial services experience is preferred but not required
Minimum of Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science, Math or Engineering) is required
Strong scripting skills (one or more of bash, Ruby, Python) required
Experience implementing a CI / CD workflow and supporting DevOps principles
Expert knowledge of Chef and configuration management at scale
Good knowledge of configuration management tools such as SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet, or CFEngine
Demonstrated experience and skill in troubleshooting and performance tuning hardware and OS from kernel to application space
Expert system administrator knowledge of Unix, especially RHEL / CentOS
Excellent inter-personal skills required to work closely with business partners, engineering, operations and vendors
Strong analytical thinking skills with a customer first service oriented mindset
Quick learner, detail oriented; demonstrable thoroughness and strong ownership of work
Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others
Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; high sense of urgency