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Platform Reliability Engineer - Leading Market Maker

Job Info:

Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Leading investor in major financial markets
Location: New York, NY
Job Number: 9601

Job Description:

As a leading market maker across many regions and asset classes, our client operates a large and diverse technology platform. Being operationally ready to trade each and every trading day requires a framework allowing for rapid testing and deployment. In order to achieve this level of speed and scale, the use of automation is paramount. 
The Platform Reliability Engineering team is constantly evaluating our existing processes and procedures to identify opportunities to increase automation, improve visibility and reduce interruption. Through the use of both third party and in house developed tool chains, we aim to continually empower our operations, development and trading personnel to drive increased performance of our systems. 
Members of the Platform Reliability Engineering team collaborate with Traders, Quantitative Researchers and Business leaders to advance our technology stack.  Our team is working in the areas such as Systems Architecture, Predictive analytics, Self-Healing automation frameworks, and Continuous Integration. We take pride in offering an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage configuration, performance and 100% uptime of distributed trading platform, which covers multiple asset classes.
  • Meticulously curate and create industry and open source technologies to advance our platform capabilities.
  • Continually experiment, improvise and translate ideas to automation solutions.
  • Develop tactical applications for traders and business users.
  • Build and improve a culture of shared responsibility, transparency, and continuous feedback.

Skillset Requirements:

  • Ability to orchestrate large-scale distributed systems that support real-time transaction processing.
  • Solid experience in UNIX/Linux, Networking, Python, and SQL.
  • Experience partnering with cross-functional teams to drive large and scalable projects.
  • Good communication skills and ability to partner with cross-functional teams, as applicable to a dynamic trading environment.
  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related.

Nice to Have:

  • Financial industry experience.
  • Exposure to continuous integration, deployment, and release management frameworks such as Bamboo or Jenkins.
  • Exposure to open source frameworks similar to Ansible, Kibana, Kafka, SQLite, Mongo.
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases.
  • Exposure to JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular.
  • Exposure to virtualization and container technologies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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