DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 900 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

Our Real-Time System Management team is looking for a dedicated Linux System Administrator to be part of an industry leader in finance and technology. You’ll have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies and work in a very fast paced environment. You’ll be part of a driven and dynamic team proud to say that they are always trying to evolve technologically. This team is a critical part of our trading operations.

You’ll feel right at home if you…

  • Have the ability to learn quickly and have a passion for new technology
  • Have 3+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator
  • Have basic knowledge of networking fundamentals
  • Have basic knowledge of operating system and computer architecture fundamentals (an asset)
  • Have basic scripting skills (Python, Ruby, etc.)
  • Have experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Ansible, etc. (an asset)
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Are available to work outside of normal hours

What you’ll be working on: 

  • Making sure all systems are functioning during any trading operations
  • Preparing systems for upcoming trades
  • Automating processes
  • Providing regular support in the areas of software and hardware maintenance and deployments
  • Participating in a rotating shift to cover maintenance activities
  • Becoming a solid team contributor to support multiples trades and improve current processes

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