Linux Systems Engineer – Trading

Linux Systems Engineer – Get Trading Experience

£50k plus 10% Pension Plus 15% Bonus

Quant Capital  is urgently looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join a high profile trading firm in London.

We are looking for engineers who can be responsible for designing and supporting highly available systems across a diverse technology stack.

My client leverages the latest technologies such as Dock, Kubernetes, Prometheus and Grafana as well as CI/CD to meet the growing demands of the business.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a candidate looking to further their career in the financial services sector. The Company requires a full-time permanent IT Systems Linux Administrator, to join the technology team providing services to our trading and support staff.

Predominately the key responsibility of the role is to work aside a senior Linux administrator to provide support for our production environment, whilst also participate in projects and other scheduled tasks. A conscious commitment to continuous personal development in relevant technical knowledge, technologies, and skill development is key, as is, a desire to progress within the Information Technology arena preferably within the Financial Services Sector.

Key Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Support to developers
  • Support, maintenance and patching of our Linux estate
  • Installing and configuring operating systems and applications for Linux
  • Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks
  • Troubleshooting applications (proprietary and mainstream), system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware/software faults
  • Providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports

R&D into new technology / processes

Linux Sys Admins Must Have:

  • Strong Linux systems administration experience (preferably SUSE or Red Hat Linux but similar experience with Ubuntu, Debian or alternate distributions welcome)
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills with an attention to detail.
  • Comfortable with command line administration via SSH, scripting languages (bash/python), command pipelines, standard Linux/UNIX tools.


The environment is that of Facebook or Google, relaxed open with time to think and make the right decisions. The atmosphere is calm and relaxed with an open dress code. This is a role for techies, those who are motivated by the sharp end of technology and the possibility of making serious money doing something you are passionate about.

The role is remote at present then based in the City of London.


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Linux Systems Engineer
City of London, United Kingdom