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Debian Systems Engineer at Hudson River Trading, New York, NY

Hi, We're looking for a Debian expert to join our Systems team at
Hudson River Trading.

Working on the Systems team at Hudson River Trading (HRT) means
working on a small, highly productive and efficient team. At HRT, a
fully automated trading firm based in NYC, the computers you build and
manage *are* our business, so it is everyone's job to make sure the
systems team has everything they need to do their jobs well.

We are looking for all-star sysadmins who like being challenged, hate
to climb corporate ladders, and don't mind the added bonus of having
hard work rewarded through recognition and very competitive
compensation. At HRT, sysadmins are integral to the success of our
trading, and they know it. You can always expect to be challenged by
the ever-changing financial markets, and find yourself working on
critical projects in an extremely fast-paced, real-time environment.

- Help deploy Debian worldwide
- Streamline our install and upgrade processes
- Build and update Debian packages, push fixes upstream
- Linux performance analysis and tuning
- Troubleshoot complex networking and OS issues
- Build tools to improve our research, trading, automation, and monitoring
- Assist with ongoing maintenance and support of large scale Debian

Technical Skills:
- Extensive knowledge of Linux, especially Debian
- Python and shell scripting experience
- Familiarity with systems configuration management and monitoring tools
- Understanding of network protocols and file systems
- Experience with Debian packaging and policy (Debian Developer is a plus)

Other Requirements:
- BS / MS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
- Ability to manage time efficiently, working independently and on a team
- Ability to fix and analyze problems quickly
- Ability to learn quickly and apply new skills effectively

The Culture:
HRT is first and foremost a math and technology firm. We pride
ourselves on having created a work environment that comfortably blends
the laid back feeling of a dot-com, the imagination of a startup, the
excitement of a trading floor and the intellectual stimulation of a
think tank. This unique culture is specifically designed to foster
creativity and cooperation.

We have a fun and casual office atmosphere, but everyone works
diligently to get the job done. We boast a flat management structure
as all our people are motivated by the excitement of being at the
forefront of the automated trading world. No politics or red tape
exist to impede the generation or implementation of ideas. One of our
greatest values is work-life balance, so we offer our employees a wide
range of benefits.

Additional Perks:
- Highly competitive compensation
- 100% medical and dental coverage
- 4 weeks of paid vacation
- Jeans and T-shirt dress code
- On-site gourmet chef
- On-site fitness room
- On-site game room with arcade console, foosball, ping pong, rock band, etc.
- Frequent social outings, trips and company activities

Please apply online at: www.hudson-trading.com/careers


Daniela Ortiz
HR & Recruiting
Direct: 212.293.1914
HRT on Facebook

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