Linux engineer lead - low latency trading

  • Comrise,
  • New York, NY
  • 19 hours ago
bare metal, python
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

  • Skills:
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • Virtualization
  • SQL
  • Bash
  • Ansible
  • VMware
  • Unix
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Jira
  • Linu


Purpose of the role:

The purpose of this role is to lead the Platform Implementation team to design and deliver best in class server, storage and trading platforms for  clients and our internal infrastructure in line with standards and strategic framework. Playing a key role within a global team, you will be responsible for leveraging relationships across our Account Management, Client Service Delivery and Service Operations teams to ensure client requirements are met and provide solutions across the business. This is a player/coach role with time spent approximately 50-50 between Management & directly supporting client opportunities. 


Responsibilities and duties (include but not limited to)

  • Foster a culture of excellence in the team with a focus on automation, collaboration, and communication
  • Manage the team’s Book of Work and provide timely communications to client and stake holders.
  • Establish tactical priorities and ensuring the team’s output is aligned towards strategic business goals.
  • Collaborate with other Heads of Department to drive the business strategy forward
  • Design, deployment, and escalated problem resolution, for global client server solutions
  • Represent your team, working with internal/external clients, operations, financial exchanges, and other Engineers to design, develop, and solutions for system issues, and capacity planning.
  • Construct valid configurations for implementation based upon design and/or technical concepts and ensure stability of all managed platforms
  • Support deployment and maintenance of servers, storage and systems management products
  • Ensure application of configuration changes via our change control systems and processes
  • Perform peer review of configurations scheduled for deployment
  • Perform production changes in a diligent and professional manner
  • Participate in daily meetings to review changes and underlying impacts


Education, Skills and background (incl. Education and Experience Requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience working on large scale bare metal, automated solutions, in a service provider or a large enterprise environment.
  • 2-3 years of experience with HP, Dell and/or Lenovo Intel-based physical hardware
  • RHCE certified or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Advanced understanding and deployment experience in the following technologies:
  • Linux/Unix Operation System and tuning
  • Bash and Python scripting
  • Network services (DNS, DHCP, FTP)
  • IP Protocols (ICMP, UDP, TCP)
  • Ansible or similar configuration management tools
  • SAN and NAS storage solutions
  • RAID and volume management
  • VMWare and KVM virtualization
  • Familiarity with WAN/LAN networking concepts
  • Familiarity with relational database technologies
  • Understanding of JIRA as a ticketing system
  • Diligent and highly detail orientated
  • Ability to analyze, diagnose and resolve issues in a highly charged financial environment
  • Clear verbal and written communicator
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing a high workload
  • Driven self-starter and self-motivation are key
  • Keen to contribute ideas, share knowledge, and help others develop
  • Interested in cutting edge technology
  • Driven to develop own skills and knowledge
  • Experience working with trading infrastructure would be advantageous


Dice Id : comrise
Position Id : 6673053
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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