Linux Python Engineer

Quantitative Trading Firm #015

The Systems team builds and maintains the computers, networks, data storage, operating systems, and software that allow our trading strategies and research environment to run worldwide 24/7. We are looking for all-star systems engineers who like being challenged, hate to climb corporate ladders, and love working in fast-paced environments. Responsibilities are broad and include building complex python venvs, debian packages, operating system deployment and configuration automation, performance tuning, tool development, testing new hardware and software, and much more. We are jacks-of-all-trades who can effectively multitask yet retain a high attention to detail that keeps our systems running as efficiently as possible.


Debian packaging, deployment automation, configuration management
Python packaging, virtualenv and wheel building
Linux performance analysis and tuning
Troubleshoot complex OS and networking issues
Build tools to improve our research, trading, automation, and monitoring
Contribute to the ongoing maintenance and improvement of large scale Linux installations
The Skills:

Extensive knowledge of Linux and ABI compatibility
Deep knowledge of python tools like PIP, virtualenv, wheels, setuptools, etc.
Python and shell scripting experience required
Familiarity with systems configuration management, monitoring, and metrics
Understanding of network protocols and file systems
Strong communication skills
The Profile:

BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
Ability to analyze and fix problems quickly
Ability to manage time efficiently, working independently and on a team
Eager to learn and apply new skills quickly
Automation geek: you don’t like to do the same task twice manually
You enjoy tinkering with technology in your spare time

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