Senior Systems Engineer - Linux

With FactSet in Frankfurt am Main - DE

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Posted on April 15, 2021

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior, Lead
Industry: Computer Software, Data & Analytics, Financial Technology
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public



Job description

We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our Linux Engineering team.

Being an engineer at FactSet is to shape the future of investments technology. As a Systems engineer, the solutions you design will support not only our clients’ workflows, but also a massive suite of corporate systems that keep our global enterprise up and running each and every day. We rely on the latest in big data and cloud computing, among other technologies, to solve some of ours and the investment community’s greatest challenges.

This position will be responsible for improving and supporting Linux servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux and derivatives across multiple data centers and the cloud. This includes production server deployments, system maintenance, performance testing, and tool development. You’ll work closely with talented Windows, Network, and Cybersecurity engineers to ensure the availability of our enterprise applications.

Our engineers find the right balance between FactSet's flexible environment where everyone can contribute individually, yet at the same time cultivate a community where they can depend on each other for help, learning, and development.


  • Maintaining the overall stability and performance of Linux clusters
  • Tool development supporting automation
  • Modernizing and automating the Linux infrastructure
  • Cloud migration
  • Member of 24x7 on-call rotation


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, foreign equivalent or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years of experience with large installation Linux system administration
  • Exposure to Linux Bash
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with change management frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS experience and/or certification(s)
  • Solid experience in administering and deploying virtual instances and physical systems in a large scale
  • Solid experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure
  • Solid experience with virtualization and containerization such as VMware, Docker, OpenStack
  • Solid experience with automation software such as Puppet, CFEngine and / or Ansible
  • Experience with load balancers and DNS
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with performance tuning and capacity planning is a +

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