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Linux Engineer

Posted: 05/31/2024

At Cboe, we inspire our people to solve complex challenges together because what we do matters. We provide the financial infrastructure that powers the global economy. As a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, Cboe delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world. 

We’re building inclusive ways to support professional and personal development while strengthening the trust we’ve earned as a global market leader. Our teams are empowered to share ideas, actively pursue them and bring on a challenge. As champions of internal mobility and access to opportunity, we encourage our people to “go for it” and equip our managers with the training to coach their teams to the next level. Our Associate Resource Groups champion diversity, equity and inclusion, giving associates a safe space to network, share ideas and create opportunities.  

Sound like the place for you? Join us! 

PLEASE NOTE: Selected candidate needs to have the ability to work an offset work week: Tuesday - Saturday.

Cboe is one of the World’s largest Exchange operators. The Linux Systems team is responsible for building and maintaining the servers, storage, OS, and configuration of all trading environments. We are a global team of dedicated and focused engineers looking to add to our ranks.? As a member of the team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the latest hardware, build in house automation and monitoring tools, leverage Open Source projects, and make meaningful contributions to the company. Cboe offers a hybrid work policy which allows you to choose when to work from an office or from your home.  When in the office there are other great benefits such as a relaxed dress code, on site gym, catered lunches, and more! 


  • Ensure all systems are healthy ahead of the next trading day. 
  • Represent the Linux Systems team and take ownership of our portion of large infrastructure projects. 
  • Gather, organize, document, and clearly communicate project requirements to relevant teams. 
  • Use the latest in systems management techniques to develop, test, and deploy configuration changes globally. 
  • Reduce administrative overhead wherever possible, an "automate everything" attitude. 
  • Identify key performance and capacity metrics and build scalable monitoring systems. 
  • Play a lead role in several R&D efforts and evaluate emerging technologies. 
  • Work closely with development teams on capacity scaling and performance tuning. 


  • 3+ years’ experience managing a large 24x7 enterprise environment (hundreds of servers, multiple sites) 
  • Deep understanding of the Linux command line (performance, storage, networking, hardware identification) 
  • Solid background in configuration management (puppet/salt, build RPMs, deploy updates) 
  • Exposure to software engineering methodologies (design, testing, version control) and experience in shell and Python. 
  • Highly methodical and analytical approach to problem solving and evaluating technologies. 
  • Dedication to quality and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work an offset workweek: Tue. – Sat. 

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