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 Global Data Dynamics Operations team is looking for a talented System Administrator who is interested in working for a global leader in financial markets. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the latest technologies in a fast-paced, very dynamic environment. You’ll be part of a team that plays a critical role in our day-to-day trading operations and one that is always evolving technologically.

You’ll feel right at home if you have…

  • The ability to learn quickly and have a passion for new technology
  • 3+ years of experience as a Linux and/or Windows System Administrator
  • Basic knowledge of networking fundamentals
  • Strong knowledge of operating system and computer architecture fundamentals
  • Basic scripting skills (Python, Powershell, Bash etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Ansible, Chef, etc. (an asset)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

What you’ll be working on: 

  • Ensuring all systems are functioning during critical trading operations
  • Preparing and maintaining a large pool of enterprise servers
  • 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 trading efforts and improve current processes

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