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Senior Linux Site Reliability Engineer - Chicago - Contract W-2 role

Senior Linux Site Reliability Engineer / Systems Engineer - Chicago - Contract W-2 role

A top hedge fund is hiring for a Linux SRE to join their Chicago office and assist with systems deployment, performance management, automation, tooling, and visibility. The role is responsible for reliability, availability, performance (hardware and OS tuning), automation, building and maintaining Infrastructure-as-code principles, and troubleshooting complex Linux platform issues.

Candidates must have at least 4 years of experience architecting, building, and operating Linux environments, with expert knowledge of Linux (ideally Red Hat) as well as strong Python skills. Experience with APIs and virtualization (VMware) is desired as well. In addition, candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree.

Experience managing and implementing large scale infrastructure projects, experience with provisioning tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, Packer, experience with networking, and experience with server hardware such as HP, Dell, and UCS is highly advantageous as well.

If this sounds like a fit for you or someone you know, get in touch! I can be reached at or at 646 809 4742.

Matt Kerwin

Senior Consultant, Head of Infrastructure & Support – North America

Harrington Starr | 575 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10017

D: +1 646 809 4742

O: +1 646 381 2067

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