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Research Technology Engineer

Job title: Research Technology Engineer
Location: London
Industry: DevOps and Cloud Engineering
Salary: £150,000-£170,000
Reference: 17643
Contact name: George Harris
Job published: June 08, 2023

Job description

Research Technology Engineer – London – HPC, Python, Networks, Automation, Filesystems – up to £175,000 basic salary

I have partnered with a global leader in algorithmic trading who are seeking a dynamic addition to their research technology team. The client holds a prominent position in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income, Commodity & Options markets, offering extensive liquidity to traders worldwide.

Emphasizing the pivotal role of technology in their achievements, the company proudly maintains one of the largest High-Performance Computing (HPC) clusters on a global scale passing through hundreds of billions per day in trading volume. Their commitment to technological prowess is evident in their practice of developing all software in-house.

Mandate of the role:

In this senior role, nWorking closely with a full-stack engineering team, you will collaboratively ensure that research efforts yield the highest-performing machines worldwide, surpassing industry standards.

Specific responsibilities:
  • Enhance every facet of a High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure and codebase while actively participating in expanding one of the largest privately-owned compute clusters globally.
  • Write software that runs on a compute cluster that grows continually
  • Step into an environment that fosters rapid improvements, enabling significant enhancements to the core quantitative research function, which lies at the heart of the business.

Essential qualities:
  • Previous direct experience in a similar setting with large-scale-compute, between 5-10 years
  • Strong coding skills (Python preferred) and at least one statically typed language.
  • STEM degree and or high level technical credentials
  • Clear working knowledge with computer networks; design, configuration, monitoring, automation, approaches to loss + congestion control, understanding of underlying hardware, IP/Ethernet and InfiniBand, host tuning
  • Comprehensive understanding of computer networks:
  • encompassing design
  • configuration
  • monitoring
  • automation
  • loss and congestion control methodologies
  • A working knowledge of large-scale distributed systems
  • A desire to solve highly complex problems

Apply today or contact for immediate enquiries.

Research Technology Engineer – London – HPC, Python, Networks, Automation, Filesystems – up to £175,000 basic salary
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