Our client is a premier quantitative hedge fund currently building out their global high frequency trading environment. Candidates will be responsible for everything from architecture and design to implementation and support (server, operating system, network, collocation site, and connectivity to a multitude of vendors and exchanges across continents). They are also in the process of conducting research to identify the latest cutting edge computing, networking, and connectivity trends and developments to keep them\ at the forefront of the industry.
There is also a more specific Linux admin role within their systems group where you will be responsible for the server and network infrastructure of our core trading, research, and development environments. This role deals more specifically with server and storage infrastructure for multiple business areas within the companys so things like adding capacity for trading and data feeds, upgrading home servers, determining goals for metrics and monitoring, and developing internal tools, applications, and scripts. ng knowledge of network and/or x86_64 Linux server technologies.
The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of network / connectivity and/or x86_64 Linux server technologies (ultra low latency design is a huge plus). Candidates should have experience supporting a high performance, reliable, flexible, scalable and heterogeneous network of computers and related communications equipment. Some programming experience (Java, C, and/or C++) is required, as well as knowledge of scripting languages such as perl, Python, and Bourne Shell.
To apply directly, please email your resume/cv to RESUMES@ASTARSTRATEGIES.COM with NYC UNIX SYSADMIN in the subject line and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch.