Our client seeks a talented Engineer to work in a team managing the infrastructure of the trading group and provide support to Trading Operations. Work closely with Quant/Traders to address issues pertaining to production and research environments. Support quant research’s computing environment as well as firm’s market data system.
Manage capacity planning of server, network, and storage environments.
System administration for firm’s multiple trading systems and responsibility for design and implementation of new server hardware and networking technologies.
Performance testing and validation of new hardware and Operating Systems to ensure requirements are met.
4 - 6 years’ experience implementing and administering Linux Servers in an enterprise environment.
RH / CentOS experience preferred but not required. Experience working in a Linux environment.
Strong scripting skills a must (e.g. Shell, Python, Perl, etc.)
Solid understanding of core networking concepts such as IP Routing and various IP related protocols (e.g. TCP, UDP, Multicast UDP).
Good understanding of storage solutions and storage related technologies
Understanding of how Financial Trading Systems work at a high level and knowledge of Exchange Protocols. General understanding of ULL/HFT concepts a bonus.
Knowledge of grid computing, and/or HDFS/HBASE a plus.
Bachelors, Masters or PHD in computer science or closely related field
Team player, good communication
Self-motivated and able to take ownership of projects