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Linux System Administrator

for OTC Markets Group Inc in New York, NY USA

OTC Markets Group Inc., operator of premier US financial marketplaces, is seeking a Linux professional for our engineering team based in New York office.  This person will be part of IT Infrastructure department that designs, develops and maintains a number of highly available, low-latency quoting and trading systems, using cutting-edge computing software and hardware.

Our clients include domestic and international companies, both public and private. This is an amazing opportunity for passionate, dedicated individual who is comfortable multi-tasking and building relationships across the organization.

OTC Markets is proud to be named on Crain's 2018 Best Places to Work in NYC. Our newly redesigned headquarters foster an open and collaborative environment for employees and clients, utilizing more than 33,000 square feet of space. Our office is located in Brookfield Place, in the heart of the financial district, surrounded by Hudson River Park and home to luxury retail and dining establishments, featuring extensive public space and world-class amenities.  

We are committed to building a company where highly talented, creative people thrive. Our Core Values are incorporated in each aspect of our Company. We encourage autonomy, professionally passionate discussions of opposing viewpoints, creativity and transparency. We all win together.

OTC Markets invests heavily in employee satisfaction and offers all of our employees a highly competitive compensation package. As a dynamic, growing company that fosters an open culture, we emphasize autonomy, responsibility, innovation and self-discipline. We are looking for someone who wants to make an impressive impact at a company known for its reputation on quality and achievement.

We are looking for someone who has significant exposure to critical business systems and environments requiring 24x7 systems availability.  The selected candidate will be responsible for all activities associated with the support, management, and operation of UNIX/Linux platforms.




?  &nb sp;      Perform production support of systems hosting real time trading applications.

?        ;  Administer production and nonproduction infrastructure and services.  Troubleshoot system issues and perform root cause analysis. Support QA and development team test environments.

?        ;  Automation of utilities and tasks using bash, Python, or Perl.

?         Maintain Puppet Enterprise configuration management infrastructure and code base.

?         Monitoring configuration and scripting for Nagios/Zenoss/Zabbix.

?     &nb sp;   Perform after-hours production infrastructure upgrades, OS patching, and configuration management updates. Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation.

?       &nb sp; Rack and stack and kickstart/jumpstart of new server builds. Perform vulnerability scans of new systems.

?       &nbs p; Contribute to the design and deployment of new infrastructure projects. Provide input for improvements of existing infrastructure.

?      &nb sp;  Utilize ticketing and knowledgebase systems in accordance with change management processes.

?       &n bsp; Document and improve existing IT infrastructure support procedures and run books.

?         Maintain backup and disaster recovery systems.

?         Maintain company security best practices and improve company security posture.


Required Qualifications:


?     &nb sp;   3-5 years of experience with UNIX and/or Linux administration RHEL6/7.

?       &nbs p; Working knowledge of AWS services including EC2, EKS, IAM, RDS and S3.

?         Experience with troubleshooting production infrastructure servers and services.

?       &nb sp; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

?         ; A thorough understanding of protocols such as SMTP, DNS (BIND), LDAP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, NFS, SMB, NTP, SNMP, SSH, etc.

?         Knowledge of networking concepts (load balancers, Ethernet, TCP/IP, basic routing, packet capture and analysis).

?       &n bsp; Bash, Python, or Perl scripting.

?       &n bsp; Experience with some of the following technologies and processes: VMWare, Apache, Puppet/Chef/Salt/Ansible, Containers, LACP, MySQL, Git, PagerDuty, NetBackup, Jira, Confluence, SSL, SNMP, LDAP, fiber channel, Jboss, Tomcat, encryption, ServiceNow, rsyslog, messaging protocols (Tibco, FIX, ZeroMQ).


Preferred Qualifications:


?     &nb sp;   HP/Dell enterprise hardware and monitoring.

?       & nbsp; EMC SAN/NAS knowledge.

?       &n bsp; Experience with OS hardening, tuning, and knowledge of security best practices.

?       &n bsp; Experience with Puppet Enterprise configuration management, GIT, Github, Gitolite, Gitlab, etc.

?         Experience with YUM package management.

?       & nbsp; Experience with backup solutions such as NetBackup and Veeam.

?         Previous financial experience.



B.S in Computer Science preferred or equivalent


Please note, we will neither sponsor nor relocate an individual for this position.


What OTC Markets offers its Team Members:

  • Health insurance plans designed to meet the various coverage needs and preferences (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health, transit, parking and dependent care, as well as Healthcare Saving Accounts for qualifying plans
  • Generous vacation policy in addition to 9 annual holidays observed and 5 summer Fridays
  • Snacks and sodas and a very chic coffee bar
  • Annual bonus and stock incentive program
  • Office refreshments and company happy hours
  • Monday Bagels and Friday Pizza
  • Life and disability insurance, including paid parental leave

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.  Through our OTC Link ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities.  We organize these securities into markets to inform investors of opportunities and risks: the OTCQX Best Market; the OTCQB Venture Market; and the OTC Pink Open Market.  Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors.  To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial markets, visit

OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.

Come as you are and just be you. We are an equal opportunity and e-verify employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political belief, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, family or parental status, gender identity, pregnancy, including childbirth or related medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We encourage applicants of all ages and backgrounds.

Please no calls or 3<sup>rd</sup> party recruiter submissions.

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  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: New York, NY USA

    Zip Code: 10282

    Posted on: 12/11/2019

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