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Network Engineer - Trading Systems

Job Title: Network Engineer - Trading Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15448/B/KS/260820_1598428255
Contact Name: Support Team
Contact Email: support@client-server.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Network Engineer (Ultra Low Latency Data Centre CCIE). Would you like to make an impact and advance your career working on complex systems as part of a global team specialising in ultra-low latency networking?

As a Network Engineer you'll provide solutions across the company's global colocation estate including infrastructure in 22 Data Centres across the world encompassing all aspects related to collocation sites: site access, equipment procurement, logistics, contract management, capacity management (power, space, servers, network ports, etc.), performance management, service availability, connectivity, compute and market data delivery.

You will architect, engineer and deploy ultra low latency network infrastructure including overseeing and carrying-out installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, optimisation and documentation of all network hardware, security hardware, software and connectivity. You will also get involved with managing multiple projects and be responsible for configuring / optimising the network to ensure ultra low latency is achieved for intraday trading and direct market access systems, providing exchange, broker and managed service providers connectivity to support market data delivery and order execution.

You'll be based in modern, open plan offices with all the latest kit and 360 views of the City; driven by technology the company is able to offer a remote interview process and onboarding during the current social distancing measures (with the expectation to office based in the near future).

Requirements:
*Strong Network engineering and project delivery experience
*Advanced knowledge of routing and switching protocols;
*Experience with Multicast: PIM, RP, MSDP, IGMP
*Experience with Unicast: OSPF, BGP, NAT, IPSEC and GRE
*Experience with Switching: STP, PC/vPC/MLAG, CDP/LLDP, QoS, HSRP/VRRP, VLAN/VxLAN
*Indepth experience with Arista and Cisco network switching, routing hardware and software
*Expert knowledge of network monitoring PCAP decoding tools landscape (Corvil, SFlow, timestamping (PTP)
*Knowledge of Algorithmic/DMA/HFT and trading platforms and how the trade lifecycle operates
*Solid understanding of market venue, exchange protocols (binary, FIX, ITCH,OUCH, Pillar, etc.) and trading systems across multiple asset classes
*Strong scripting and automation experience (Python preferred)
*Excellent communication skills; ability to perform under pressure and detail oriented
*Likely to be degree educated and / or CCIE certified

As Network Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £130k, dependant on skillset and depth of knowledge) plus significant bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Network Engineer (Ultra Low Latency Data Centre CCIE) opportunity.