HRG is seeking a driven, highly experienced systems engineer/architect to help build and support the technical infrastructure that underlies our client's proprietary trading applications. This person will be responsible for high-level design of trading systems architecture, in-depth performance analysis and troubleshooting, and planning and deployment of new installations of their trading infrastructure. Strong analytical and creative skills as well as in-depth knowledge of operating systems, scripting, and networks are a must (preferably working with trading firms or exchanges). This role sits on their electronic execution desk and works direct with that business team.
Deep understanding of Linux Operating System internals
Understanding how network stacks, scheduler, virtual memory system, interrupt handling, and device drivers work
Ability to dive into kernel source
Experience with performance analysis and optimization