Job Details

Network Engineer/Architect (Amsterdam, Chicago and New York)

Job Highlights:

  • Solid track record as a seasoned Network Engineer with exceptional ability in designing and optimizing a complex high performance network at multiple sites
  • Excellent English communicator, written and verbal, and have high tolerance for changing business requirements, schedules and priorities
  • Out-of-the-box thinking, excellent problem solving skills and interpersonal/ communication skills
  • Passionate in financial markets & technological advancement
  • High calibre candidates with or without Quantitative Trading firms’ experience are welcome

Company Culture:

  • Our international clients are fast growing proprietary trading firms in the low-latency / high-frequency arena with multiple offices in the leading global cities London & Singapore
  • A fast-paced, flat structure, dynamic and collaborative team environment

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design, test, implement and support new and existing network infrastructures to meet short, medium to long term business and technical goals
  • Develop and maintain monitoring systems including creating reports for performance and availability
  • Problem solve operational incidents with strong business-orientation and drive and implement improvement plans for repeated incidents
  • Install, setup and update servers and network components at internal/external Data Centers
  • Work closely with other IT Infrastructure, software development or project management professional internally and externally to improve network performance for enhanced business results
  • Lead and collaborate with other IT professionals to implement local, regional and global network related projects from end to end
  • Support in Linux, Windows, SAN and data centre deployment projects
  • Occasionally work onsite for colocation facilities in local and regional cities
  • Maintain and create technical documentation related to every day operations, system configurations and system upgrades
  • Keep abreast of the latest technology and ensure internal policies and best practices are implemented in all network infrastructure

Key Requirements:

  • Quantitative Trading firm working experience is highly preferred but not necessary
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • Excellent Networking engineering and architecture design experience in Linux / UNIX environment
  • CCNA, CCNP or CCIE qualified are advantageous
  • In-depth knowledge of networking: TCP/IP, Spanning-tree, multicast, routing protocols
  • Hands-on experience with designing and implementing complex networks including switch architectures
  • Proficient in programming and scripting (e.g. Python, Perl or Shell scripts)
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills, problem solving skills and the desire to solve complicated networking problems systematically
  • Good project management skills and proven strong organization & documentation skill sets
  • Experience in working in a dynamic, fast paced and international working environment
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects/priorities at the same time and have high tolerance for continually shifting priorities
  • Must have excellent English communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge in Mandarin an added advantage

Personality Fit:

  • Innovative & strives for continuous technological advancement
  • Self-directed and be able to work productively under minimal supervision
  • Communicative and a strong team player
  • Passionate in Trading & Financial Markets
  • Flexible and are willing to support the operations outside of normal work hours as business requires
  • Willing to travel and work on-site occasionally

Excellent opportunity and exposures:

  • Will be surrounded by high calibre international team members who are driven and strive for continued improvements and quality of work
  • Competitive package including performance-driven bonus and market competitive benefits
  • Excellent open work environment with generous perks
Contact Us:

8/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield Road Kennedy Town Hong Kong (Licence #: 68153)

8/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building,
12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

+852 2156 2281