Senior Network Engineer

Experience: 8+ years of highly relevant experience

Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/ Network Engineering or related engineering fields from a rigorous academic program

Position Type: Full-Time

 

Opportunity:

 

This role will report to the head of our network engineering team and provides tremendous opportunities to contribute to our quantitative trading business.

 

Network engineers are critical to our algorithmic trading business, and are responsible for the architecture, build and maintenance of global trading networks. From operating remote co-location sites to monitoring network performance and connectivity to global exchanges, our engineers are ultimately responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of networks to provide maximum performance and availability for our business.  In addition, our networking engineers collaborate and are closely-aligned with our trading systems developers, enabling the technology team to deliver an optimal trading platform.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design/test/build from the ground up solutions to networking needs
  • Help diagnose and solve network issues in mission-critical systems and applications
  • Install and configure network and security devices according to industry best practices
  • Work closely and collaboratively with systems engineers and developers across the company
  • Execute routine preventative measures and implement, maintain and monitor network security
  • Assist with planning and implementation of the network for constant improvement and optimization

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/ Network Engineering or related engineering fields
  • Excellent academic background in highly-technical engineering discipline
  • 8+ years hands-on experience in academic or professional computing environment
  • Familiarity with *nix and/or open-source network management tools
  • Understand basic packet-level decode using tcpdump, Wireshark, or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of layer 2 switching infrastructures, including RSTP, VLANs, Aggregate Ethernet

Experience using or administering Unix-based operating systems, especially in the area of network and systems manag

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