Senior Systems Engineer

Chicago, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $100,000 - $150,000

Senior Systems Engineer

We are looking for a talented and innovative Senior Systems Engineer to join our team. This role involves managing the infrastructure of our high-performance SaaS trading platform, enhancing automation, and delivering new services. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and brings strong technical expertise across the entire infrastructure stack.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee large-scale Linux, Windows, SAN storage, and virtualization environments such as Nutanix, VMware, and KVM
  • Manage and optimize a substantial ELK deployment
  • Design, manage, and maintain a global AWS infrastructure
  • Automate provisioning and other tasks through scripting (Bash, Python) and tools like Chef
  • Collaborate with internal teams to enhance platform stability and reliability
  • Provide technical guidance and support to colleagues
  • Diagnose and resolve high-performance hardware issues
  • Assist with the seamless transition of software from development to production
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for maintenance and deployments


  • Strong team player with excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience in Linux (RHEL/CentOS) administration; Windows administration is a plus
  • Expertise in supporting virtualized environments and centralized storage, including AWS services, Nutanix, VMware vSphere, KVM
  • Proficient in scripting languages, especially Python and Bash; knowledge of DevOps, CICD, and PowerShell is a plus
  • Skilled in performance and hardware troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts and routing protocols
  • Ability to work on-call or during weekends as needed
  • Experience in designing and delivering technical solutions is an advantage


  • Competitive benefits: medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, 401(k), and pre-tax transit/parking
  • Flexible work schedules with remote work options
  • 22 PTO days per year with rollover options, volunteering days, training days, additional PTO during milestone years, generous paid holidays, early dismissal, comprehensive parental leave, and backup care for children and pets, as well as tutoring services
  • Access to top-tier tech resources and a budget for tech accessories
  • Milestone anniversary bonuses
  • Stipends for personal cell phones, laptops, gym memberships, and wellness initiatives, including discounted healthcare premiums and healthy meal delivery programs

About Us We develop professional trading software, infrastructure, and data solutions for various users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, and more. Our platform provides access to major international exchanges and liquidity venues and offers specialized technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for trade surveillance.


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