Linux System Administrator

| Chicago
We are seeking a Linux System Administrator to join a creative, high-energy, and fast paced tech team. Your role will be to maintain Enfusion’s current infrastructure and play a role in the development and deployment of upcoming technology projects. 
Who We Are
Enfusion is a global financial technology firm servicing 350+ clients that combines award winning, cloud-based software with Outsourced Middle and Back-office (MBO) Services to provide unrivaled front-to-back solutions for the investment management industry. Headquartered in Chicago, we currently also have offices in New York, London, Dublin, Hong Kong, São Paulo and Mumbai.
 What You’ll Do
  • Join an existing Sys Admin Team and help increase our bus-factor.
  • Together we support users, hardware, software, and connectivity for our domestic and international offices, multiple data centers, several hundred servers, 400+ clients, and 200+ employees – you will be part of a global collaborative Systems Administrative Team.
  • Deploy and update Linux servers & applications as needed.
  • Participate in DevOps initiatives.
  • Working directly with clients (as a tier 2 SME) on issues related to the Integráta platform
  • Assist with the purchase, provisioning, and deploying of data center hardware, network gear, and server / storage infrastructure.
  • Participating in short / medium / long-term projects as required to facilitate new technology and infrastructure upgrades.
  • Contribute to our offensive and defensive security practices (including system lockdown, security scans / penetration tests, and overall defense-in-depth / zero-trust principles).
  • Be prepared to learn new technologies and techniques and pass that knowledge along.
What we’re looking for 
  • A kind, humble disposition.
  • A passion to learn, solve, retain, teach, and iterate.
  • Experience with REHL and Debian based distros.
  • Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux interest/experience.
  • Well-versed with Linux system orchestration methodologies and technologies (automation, provisioning, configuration / updates, management, and monitoring).
  • Experience with server / system virtualization and containerization technologies (KVM, ESX, Kubernetes, and Docker).
  • At least some exposure to public cloud environments (Amazon AWS/S3, Google GCP, Microsoft Azure, or others).
  • Experience with configuration management / application deployment tools (Ansible, Salt, Puppet, Chef, or others).
  • Experience with server / network / application logging methodologies, aggregation techniques, and parsing tools.
  • Solid Sys admin-grade scripting abilities (Bash, Sh, Perl, Python, or similar).
  • Extensive experience with monitoring and metric collection of IT infrastructure and operations (using projects like Nagios, Prometheus, LibreNMS, or similar).
  • Proficient in setting up, troubleshooting and managing init.d, rc.d, and crontab configurations.
  • Strong understanding of network layers and technologies; PXE, DHCP, DNS / BIND, SSL / TLS, VLANs, NIS / LDAP.
  • Ability to reverse engineer software/hardware configurations and improve them.
  • Good documentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work alone or in a group setting.
  • Insists on automation whenever and wherever possible.
  • Ability to bench press a 2U server.
  • Creative communication, documentation, and changelog skills.
  • 5+ years of previous work experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in System Administration, Computer Science, or related field.
We would love if you also had (not required)
  • Financial industry exposure
  • Past experience in highly transactional environments
  • An understanding of regex
  • Experience with multi-site environments, firewalls, VPNs, and other L2/L3+ security concepts
  • Knowledge of and experience designing and deploying Windows domains
  • Experience with Group Policies, Active Directory Sites, and Microsoft Windows server environment management
  • Experience with an MDM solution (Jamf, Airwatch, Systems Manager, or similar)
Perks of working at Enfusion
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Company paid Medical and Dental Insurance package
  • 401K with matching 
  • Generous PTO Package 
  • Entrepreneurial Environment 
  • Catered Lunch every Friday
  • Small team with growth opportunity
  • Exposure to all aspects of the financial technology services industry
At Enfusion, the best ideas win. Come be part of the future of fintech!
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Located in the heart of the Loop in Downtown Chicago. The office is easy to get to with various train and bus stops nearby.

What are Enfusion Perks + Benefits

Enfusion Benefits Overview

Company-paid medical and dental insurance
Generous PTO package
Monthly commuting stipend
Free catered lunch every Friday
Fully stocked kitchen every day
401(k) matching with a Safe Harbor Vesting Schedule

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Enfusion pays the premiums for dental insurance.
Vision Benefits
Enfusion's vision plan allows employees to purchase contacts and glasses once a year, and also offers a discount on LASIK. Enfusion pays the premiums for vision insurance.
Health Insurance Benefits
Enfusion pays 100% of health insurance premiums for a low deductible plan. We also cover dependents for free!
Life Insurance
We offer a plan to all employees free of charge!
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Enfusion provides a Safe Harbor Vesting Schedule
401(K) Matching
We offer a generous matching of our employee's contributions
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Enfusion's vacation policy includes three weeks paid time off for all employees. Each employee gets an additional day of PTO for every year of employment up to 5 years.
Paid Holidays
Enfusion offers all employees paid time off to observe all major holidays. We also follow the New York Stock Exchange holiday calendar.
Paid Sick Days
Enfusion offers 5 sick days for all employees
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Enfusion provides employees with $80 a month to use towards commuting related expenses, including public transit, parking, and ride sharing! Employees may also contribute additional funds tax-free!
Company Outings
Enfusion has quarterly team outings, as well as a Women of Enfusion outing, company-wide summer party, holiday parties, and other events! In addition to that, we also have summer intermural leagues!
Stocked Kitchen
Enfusion has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, sweets, coffee, tea and variety of flavored LaCroix!
Some Meals Provided
Enfusion caters a weekly lunch every Friday for our employees.
Happy Hours
Enfusion loves hosting happy hours as often as we can!
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Enfusion will reimburse employees who successfully complete certifications directly related to their role!
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