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Platform Operations Engineer
Posted on 2/2/2022
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Strong experience with DevOps tools and automation, including familiarity with CI/CD pipeline concepts, Docker, orchestration and configuration management (Ansible etc.), git
  • Experience with storage protocols and technologies such as S3, EFS, EBS, NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, Fiber Channel
  • Able to handle pressure during outages and systematically resolving issues
  • Experience being tasked outside their training, willing to take on and learn new technologies
  • Experience in Python scripting
  • Solid understanding of host, network and cloud security concepts
  • Strong background in Linux administration. Understanding of core Linux concepts and technologies (LVM, systemd, memory/CPU/network/disk management and troubleshooting, Bash scripting, kernel tuning)
  • Understanding of standard services and protocols (DNS, DHCP, Active Directory/LDAP, SSH, SNMP)
  • Understanding of current monitoring concepts and tools ( Prometheus, New Relic, Datadog etc.)
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • 3 + years of Linux System Administration
  • 2 years of experience in scripting or software development
  • Familiarity with AWS or another cloud provider preferred
  • Strong operational skills, with ability to work with end users to understand requirements and resolve trouble tickets
  • Drive consistent standardized solutions across IB for all hardware, software, configurations, and processes
  • Implement tools and processes for efficient and effective operational management of the environment -- change management, monitoring, alerting, etc
  • Schedule and provide after-hours or weekend support when necessary, to perform high-risk or planned downtime of IB's data center systems for upgrades and maintenance
  • Participate in permanently eliminating issues through automation and engagement with Platform Engineering teams on more complex projects
  • Interact with internal teams to provide solutions and resolve problems in a timely and proactive manner
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to individuals of various technical ability
Interactive Brokers

1,001-5,000 employees

Multinational brokerage firm
Company Overview
IBKR is on a mission to transform how millions of people trade around the globe. The company operates the largest electronic trading platform in the US by number of daily active users.
  • Competitive Pay with discretionary bonus packages which include company stock grants
  • Comprehensive Health Plans that include extensive Vision, Dental and Prescription coverage
  • Daily Lunch Allowance
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan (generous company match)
  • Wellness Incentives
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Personal Time and Sick Leave