Linux Systems Administrator

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Interactive Brokers
  • 26 Sep 16

Linux Systems Administrator

Overview :

Interactive Brokers ("IB") is the largest U.S. broker, measured by trades, offering direct-access electronic trade execution and clearing for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IB serves more tha n 330 thousand customers in trading securities, commodities and foreign exchange in 23 c urrencies on over 100 market centers in 24 countries around the world. The firm leverages highly automated systems it builds for all aspects of its business to maintain a low cost base as the business expands. The business is in a stage of rapid growth.

IB is a subsidiary of the publicly traded Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., based in Greenwich, Connecticut (NASDAQ: IBKR). IBKR's market capitalization is in excess o f $ 12 billion. In addition to electronic brokerage services, the Group's market maker companies trade in equities and exchange-listed equity derivative products around the world. Interactive Brokers Group plays an important role in trading and brokerage worldwide; executing, clearing, settling and accounting for over one million trades per day. The Group's options volume makes up approximately 9 % of all listed equity options worldwide. [i]

Interactive Brokers is looking for a new member to join our System Administrations group. The Linux Systems Administrator, you will be administering and managing Linux systems.

Responsibilities :

  • Installing computers
  • Maintaining hardware and operating systems
  • Performance and network tuning

Qualifications :

  • 2-5 years experience as a Linux Systems Administrator
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Linux Kernel
  • Perl or other scripting language
  • Apple OSX a plus

Skills: Linux Kernel, NFS, DNS, LDAP,
GNOME/KDE, Perl, Apple OSX

[i] Figures as of December 31 , 2015. Information on the company can be found at: