Linux Engineer Linux Engineer …

Point72 Asset Management
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Point72 Asset Management
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Linux Engineer
Experienced Professionals

New York

Information Technology


What you'll do
  • You will be an Engineer working as part of a team responsible for the design, engineering, implementation and 3rd level support of the Linux/Solaris systems
  • Support existing solutions as required with the target of automating and documenting tasks and handing off to the support function
  • Manage, communicate, and implement infrastructure changes, upgrades and migrations on Linux/Solaris servers.
  • Automation of processes to reduce the manual work required by support teams using Enterprise and Open Source tools
  • Ability to resolve problems in a timely, effective, and professional manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the way of formal documentation and status reporting
  • You will be the escalation point for support teams on priority issues
  • Document and create Standard Operating Procedures
  • Perform hands-on analysis of the production systems, fault resolution, growth issues, and root cause analysis for critical issues
What's required
  • Ability to understand and support Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu, Redhat) with fundamental configuration, troubleshooting and monitoring knowledge
  • Experience with automation/orchestration tools (Ansible [preferred], Puppet, Chef, Salt, Terraform etc.)
  • Experience with a scripting language (Bash, Python, Ruby, Go etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of the Linux command line
  • Experience with NFS and Samba for security and performance
  • Experience with Internet Operations (SSL, Networking, Load Balancing)
  • Exposure to cloud services and provisioning tools - public (AWS, Azure, GCP) or private (OpenStack, VMWare)
  • Experience translating business requirements into technology deliverables and the ability to execute on those deliverables via code
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service delivery to all levels of the organization and properly manage expectations
  • Be an independent problem solver with troubleshooting, decision making and analytical skills
  • Successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities, identify creative options and solutions, able to analyze data, and the ability to manage internal and external contacts
  • Working experience with version control repositories
  • Working knowledge of Solaris
  • Knowledge of Atlassian products highly desired (Jira, Confluence)
  • Working knowledge or some experience using Agile Methodologies/Frameworks highly desired
  • Proficiency using REST services to automate tasks
  • Experience with OLTP databases like PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Understanding of Active Directory and Kerberos
  • Container technology experience (OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes)

We take care of our people We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. We want you to concentrate on success and leave the rest to us. When you work here, we provide:
  • Fully-paid health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more

About Point72 Point72 is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry's premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry's brightest talent. We're inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit
Point72 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Point72 is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Point72 complies with applicable, local, state and federal laws on the subject of equal employment opportunity.