Systems & Network

Systems Engineer

AlphaGrep - UK, London
AlphaGrep is a quantitative trading and investment firm founded in 2010. We are one of the largest firms by trading volume on Indian exchanges and have significant market share on several large global exchanges as well. We use a disciplined and systematic quantitative approach to identify factors that consistently generate alpha. These factors are then coupled with our proprietary ultra-low latency trading systems and robust risk management to develop trading strategies across asset classes (equities, commodities, currencies, fixed income) that trade on global exchanges.
 

We are seeking a bright and resourceful individual who will work as Systems Engineer with our trading team which is based out of our London office.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Supporting and Maintaining the trading team’s trading Linux Infrastructure
  • Proactively working on issues, identifying problem areas and providing solutions to enhance performance
  • Managing, Benchmarking and Scaling Distributed File System (NFS, GlusterFS, ReadyNAS) for hosted data centres and public clouds
  • Managing, Benchmarking and Scaling Job Scheduling services (SunGridEngine, Oracle Grid Engine) for hosted data centres and public clouds
  • Managing, Benchmarking and Scaling hosting services for - git repos, issue trackers, web servers and portals. Ensuring secured access to authorized devices.
  • Managing and monitoring Security solutions for secured access to linux systems. Automating detection of suspicious activities.
  • Managing essential core services such as DHCP, LDAP, DNS
  • Interacting with firm’s system team for smooth operations
  • Managing and benchmarking network connectivity, automated alerts for flaps, auto-switching to backups in co-ordination with firm’s system team
  • Working with vendors to procure high performance hardware and resolve issues

Required Skills

  • Experience with distributed systems - ReadyNAS, GlusterFS, GPFS, GFS etc
  • Experience with two factor authentication and security automations
  • Experience with GitLab, BitBucket, GitHub etc hosting, securing and scaling, Experience with CI/CD (TeamCity etc) hosting, securing and scaling
  • Experience with MySQL server hosting and performance benchmarking
  • Experience with configuration management tools, package management tools, user management tools
  • Knowledge of RedHat Centos and simultaneous setup for python2.7 and python 3.8
  • Expert knowledge of bash, ACL, other access control frameworks
  • Understanding of server-side networking, networking protocols, designing and configuring network layout

Why You Should Join Us 

  • Great People. We’re curious engineers, mathematicians, statisticians and like to have fun while achieving our goals
  • Transparent Structure. Our employees know that we value their ideas and contributions
  • Relaxed Environment. We have a flat organizational structure with frequent activities for all employees such as yearly offsites, happy hours, corporate sports teams, etc.
  • Health & Wellness Programs. We believe that a balanced employee is more productive. A stocked kitchen, gym membership and generous vacation package are just some of the perks that we offer our employees

 

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