Systems Engineer – Research

  • Full-Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted on May 20, 2021

Quantitative Trading Firm #015

As a full-time Systems Engineer, you’ll work on projects that impact our live trading and research. We are looking for candidates who are comfortable on a command line and are eager to learn in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities are broad and include hardware and software installation and configuration, remote administration, monitoring, new hardware and software testing, automation and tool development, and performance tuning.

The Skills:

§ Expertise in installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Linux systems

§ Comfortable using Linux/UNIX command line tools

§ Experience with configuration management tools

§ Python or Shell scripting experience

§ Attention to detail needed to manage and debug production services

§ Strong communication and organization

§ Ability to context switch to work on several projects at once

§ Experience and knowledge of Debian/Ubuntu is a plus

The Responsibilities:

§ Plan/execute technical projects to make our Linux trading systems (hardware, network, OS, etc) faster, adaptable, and more maintainable

§ Manage and optimize large scale distributed compute/HPC clusters

§ Automate/troubleshoot a broad range of technical infrastructure

§ Troubleshoot hardware and software issues

§ Operating system installation and upgrading

§ Performance testing and tuning

§ Scripting to automate repetitive tasks

§ Working with vendors to resolve issues

The Profile:

§ You enjoy tinkering with technology in your spare time

§ Ability to manage time efficiently

§ Can work independently and as a team player

§ Eager to learn and apply new skills quickly

§ 4- 10 years of experience. We’re looking for a wide range of experience levels

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