Lead Systems Engineer / DevOps / Linux System Administrator (Prop trading firm, hedge fund)

  • Competitve Salary & Benefits Package + Generous Bonuses
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BAH Partners
  • 19 Jan 18 2018-01-19

My client, an international quantitative proprietary trading firm specialized in automated trading, is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer / Linux System Administrator / DevOps Engineer to help design, build, manage, and expand their systems infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage our systems infrastructure across multiple data centers, including servers, networking (switches, routers, and cross connects/private lines/VPN tunnels), OS, and backend services (Kerberos, AFS, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, package repositories, etc)
  • Ensure availability and performance of production trading systems during market hours
  • Improve stability and fault tolerance of our systems and network infrastructure
  • Work with team members to improve our systems and plan for future needs
  • Work with data center providers and brokers on provisioning servers and connectivity. Work with brokers and exchanges on exchange access, including receiving TCP/multicast-based market data and order entry
  • Enhance monitoring of our systems and network infrastructure, including writing custom checks
  • Establish and improve performance metrics and system usage stats (with trends)
  • Develop scripts to batch and automate systems tasks
  • Manage and improve systems provisioning process (e.g., fully automated installs, Puppet for configurations, etc)
  • Perform database administration duties, including setup and configurations, access control, data import and export, monitoring, replication and backups, clustering, etc
  • Stay well informed and suggest the use of best-in-class industry solutions and new technologies
  • Understand our entire software stack, from kernel issues to application deployment

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with Linux systems
  • Solid knowledge of TCP/IP and experience with Cisco or other enterprise-level network equipment (both layer 2 and layer 3)
  • Solid knowledge of at least one scripting language (BASH, Perl, Ruby, etc)
  • DNS, LDAP, SMB, NFS, SMTP and Apache (with experience in some web programming languages such as PHP)
  • Knowledge of enterprise storage (DAS, NAS, SAN, etc)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin
  • Experience in customer support
  • Debian / Ubuntu Linux
  • Kerberos, OpenAFS, LDAP, DNS, etc
  • Extensive experience using and managing 50+ node clusters
  • Development experience with at least one major programming language

If you are interested in this position, or would like to explore other opportunities within banking and finance technology, please send your detailed resume to Melanie.Chow@bahpartners.com for a confidential discussion.

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