Systems Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London, Republic of Ireland, Dublin, United States, New York, APAC, Singapore
Job ID: 1663

Job Description

[c. $250-350k Comp Package (or equivalent), Hybrid Working]

Join a leading investment firm as a Linux Systems Engineer, contributing to a dynamic Systems team. Our client's team manages a vast distributed compute cluster, petabyte-scale storage, and low-latency trading infrastructure, alongside operating systems, automation tools, and development support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhance Linux trading systems (hardware, network, OS) for speed and adaptability
  • Optimise large-scale distributed compute and HPC clusters
  • Automate diverse technical infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software
  • Perform OS installations/upgrades and tune system performance
  • Develop automation scripts
  • Collaborate with vendors to resolve issues

Key Requirements:

  • (Must) Linux system expertise (installation, configuration, troubleshooting)
  • (Must) Expertise in designing and managing low-latency systems
  • Proficiency in Linux/UNIX command-line tools
  • Experience with configuration management tools
  • Strong Python or Shell scripting skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail for production service management
  • Effective communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • (Desired) Experience with Debian/Ubuntu

Please Note: We are primarily looking for candidates from other high-frequency trading firms only!

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