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Dev-Ops Engineer - Trading

Location:
New York, NY 
Area Code:
212 
Telecommute:
no 
Travel Required:
none 
Skills:
Linux 
Pay Rate:
170000.00 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Date Posted:
7-21-2014 
Position ID:
251126 
Dice ID:
10109928 

Development Operations (“Dev Ops”) Software Engineer

 

The management team that founded this company 3 years ago build another very well known company that sold roughly 5 years ago for over 1/2 a billion dollars.  They are back at it again and off to a great start. 

 

If you are looking for an exciting place to work with a tremendous amount of growth opportunity where you can make a big impression this is the place to be.  In addition to a competitive base salary they will be offering equity, which is exciting due to the track record this management team has with their last start up, and due to the current state of this company.

 

Want to help create truly disruptive products that will change the global financial industry for the better? Help us launch the world’s first CFTC regulated fixed income derivatives exchange. We offer an opportunity to work in a high paced and challenging environment, working with a team of talented and passionate technologists, producing groundbreaking solutions for our clients.

The role of the dev ops engineer at here is a very important and high profile role.

 

Responsibilities

ñ  Create cost effective elastic capacity for development and QA

ñ  Simplify the development and qa processes to create further efficiency and maintainability

ñ  Create and maintain a knowledge repository to reduce single person risks

ñ  Manage and direct daily activity of two off shore development support personnel

ñ  Ensure quality and integrity of software packaging and testing environments

ñ  Collect and analyze system and application metrics to facilitate performance monitoring and capacity planning

 

Requirements

 

ñ  Five plus years of experience with Linux administration, including bash, sed, and awk

ñ  Open-source system management tools such as Nagios, collectd/graphite, Puppet/Chef

ñ  Expertise in a scripting language (python, perl, *nix shell)

ñ  Experience with Message Queue technologies

ñ  Experience with RDBMS and/or distributed key-value data stores

ñ  Good communication skills – able to discuss/defend/document your ideas

ñ  An engineering degree – or similar experience that illustrates your ability to understand and make effective decisions when faced with design trade-offs

 

Optional (but preferred)

 

ñ  Experience with network and storage systems

ñ  QA testing experience – including load testing

ñ  Web 2.0 – jQuery, REST, AJAX, Comet

ñ  FIX and/or FPML

ñ  Familiarity with ITIL principals

ñ  Finance experience

ñ  Be a startup junkie who wants to see a new idea (and company) succeed.

 

Send resumes to cory@gmsadvisors.com / cory (at) gmsadvisors.com 

GMS Advisors
New York, NY 10018