Systems Engineer - Bellevue, WA

Washington, WA 10005

Posted: 12/10/2018 Category: Network/Systems Job Number: 11202

The team is expanding to our new Bellevue office! The Systems team builds and maintains the computers, networks, data storage, operating systems, and software that allow our trading strategies and research to run worldwide 24/7.   Responsibilities are broad and include hardware and software installation and configuration, remote administration, monitoring, testing new hardware and software, automation and tool development, and performance tuning. We are jacks-of-all-trades who can effectively multitask yet retain a high attention to detail that keeps our systems running as efficiently as possible.


The Skills:
  • Understanding of Linux/UNIX operating systems (Debian preferred, but not required)
  • Understanding of network protocols and file systems
  • Familiarity with systems configuration management and monitoring technologies
  • Experience monitoring, configuring and troubleshooting live services based on the JVM in an Unix or Linux environment
  • Experience with ElasticSearch a huge plus
  • Experience supporting services for very large data sets (PB range) a plus
  • Experience building reporting and maintenance scripts in Python
  • Strong communication skills

The Profile:
  • BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Ability to manage time efficiently, working independently and on a team
  • Ability to debug and analyze problems quickly
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new skills effectively
  • Ability to multitask and retain a high attention to detail
  • 5+ years experience

The Culture:

Our Client   brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world' s most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.

Linux, Network Protocols, JVM, Configuration Management

Evan Pollock

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