Linux System Administrator

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: AU$100000.00 - AU$120000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH231021_1552381585

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Linux System Administrator to join a innovative global quantitative trading firm, providing premium quality technology services. Be part of a supportive and dynamic team working in an environment which high performance and out-of-the-box solutions are expected.

The role will join the Infrastructure Services team, in the Barangaroo based offices, where you will be leveraging your in-depth knowledge of Linux and associated hardware, to maintain and optimise systems.


  • Monitoring and supporting the Linux environment, such as commissioning and decommissioning of systems.
  • Responding to user requests as well as enhancing the monitoring systems (Nagios).
  • Be proactive in the continuous improvement of the environment, such as optimising and extending the configuration management and build infrastructure (Puppet / Ansible).
  • Supporting and administering the storage and backup infrastructure (SAN, NAS, DAS).
  • Have an actively involvement in projects, such as rolling out new trading platforms and deploying new solutions as required by the business.


  • 4-7 years' experience in Linux administration
  • Experience in programming or scripting
  • Automation experience an advantage
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex issues quickly and efficiently
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Previous experience in Trading industry advantageous hardware and software configuration applicable to the trading space (NICs, kernel tuning)
  • Flexibility as the role requires some after hours and on call work.

If you are looking for the next challenging role working in fantastic offices with great benefits, and have a positive attitude working in a dynamic environment then please apply directly now!