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Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer (RHEL derivatives, Linux, Scripting)

Salary: £80,000 basic 

Organisation: Independent Financial Services Organisation

Location: London, City

A globally recognised independent trading business that have a strong focus around market  making, brokerage services and low latency algorithmic trading are currently looking for a Systems Engineer to join their London-based infrastructure team. The role will help towards enhancing and maintaining their bespoke trading platform and associated trading engines.

The successful Systems Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the infrastructure within my client’s offices and at exchange colocation environments, as well as interacting with a global team of experts and ensuring trading functionality is being carried out at an optimum level.

In order to be considered for the role the following is important:

  • BSc Computer Science or a related degree
  • Solid experience with RHEL derivatives, Bios/Kernel Tuning and Optimizations for Ultra Low Latency Trading
  • Strong experience networking in a Linux environment with a solid background in networking
  • Strong scripting experience surrounding Perl, Bash, Python, Ruby etc
  • Exposure to VMWare and SAN infrastructure

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning organisation that has best-of-breed technology, and allows for exposure to various parts of the business such as traders, quant analysts and development teams. You will have a unique chance to build and enhance the company’s trading platform, as well as getting heavily involved in testing new hardware technology and ensuring low-latency, scalable and reliable solutions to the company’s hardware infrastructure.

If this is an opportunity that you wish to be considered for or to discuss further, please send your CV to Harriet Lamplugh de Smith at Harrington Starr on 0203 587 7007 / harriet@harringtonstarr.com