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Network Infrastructure Engineer - Investment Bank - London

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary: £90K to £140K

Reference: ZB - 6578_1507535850

Posted: October 9, 2017

My client, a global tier 1 investment bank are looking for highly experienced Network Infrastructure Engineers to join them on a permanent basis.

Network Infrastructure Engineer - Investment Bank - London

My client, a global tier 1 investment bank are looking for highly experienced Network Infrastructure Engineers to join them on a permanent basis.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or other relevant field
  • Strong communication and analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Linux (any distribution) engineering/system administration
  • Network engineering/administration
  • Securities/trading experience is a plus but not required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Configuration/tuning of the host OS and BIOS for optimal low-latency settings. Knowledge of Linux kernel internals and effective use of system call interface. Software package build and installation
  • Troubleshooting/debugging of basic OS functions and network stack
  • Experience with a configuration management system, such as CFEngine, Salt, Chef, or Puppet
  • Perl/Python/Bash scripting to automate sysadmin tasks and perform data analysis
  • Designing and implementing benchmarks to test performance of compute platforms and OS configuration settings. Good understanding of the latest x86 CPU architectures and the various optimizations they employ, as well as how an application developer might take advantage of them
  • Some C or C++ programming experience preferred, with a focus on socket/network programming and debugging
  • Experience with various messaging middleware technologies (RV, LBM, TREP, 0MQ, RabbitMQ, etc.) Experience with systemtap and Linux performance counters
  • Configuration/tuning of layer 2/3 network devices. Knowledge of networking technologies, topologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF & RIP, SNMP, Multicast, VSS, STP, HSRP, switching technologies, DWDM, Carrier Circuits, WAN switching, SAN)
  • Experience in designing, implementing, operating and troubleshooting large IP-based data networks (LAN/WAN)
  • Ability to lead and oversee technical aspects of deploying new network infrastructure or executing platform upgrades/enhancements in an enterprise environment. Designing and implementing benchmarks to test performance of network devices and configuration settings
  • Experience working with various market data dissemination protocols a strong positive

If you feel you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new, exciting opportunity please apply or call me on 0203 328 7700.

Many thanks, Zak.




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