Platform Reliability Engineer

new york, New York

A leading global financial institution providing brokerage and investment banking services, including asset and equities management is currently seeking a Platform Reliability Engineer to join their team in New York.

This firm was built on the idea that one person can make a difference, and that thought stands true today. They believe that each individual employee can make a difference, and they give you the skills for success such as networking and training. This firm does more than help their employees; they work with more than 25 non-profits on multiple levels. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a challenge and the next huge step in their career.

You will join a team that is constantly evaluating the existing processes and procedures to identify opportunities to increase automation, improve visibility and reduce interruption. Through the use of both third party and in house developed tool chains, we aim to continually empower operations, development and trading personnel to drive increased performance of systems. You will collaborate with Traders, Quantitative Researchers and Business leaders to advance the technology stack. This team is working in the areas such as Systems Architecture, Predictive analytics, Self-Healing automation frameworks, and Continuous Integration.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Manage configuration, performance and 100% uptime of distributed trading platform, which covers multiple asset classes.
  • Meticulously curate and create industry and open source technologies to advance our platform capabilities.
  • Continually experiment, improvise and translate ideas to automation solutions.
  • Develop tactical applications for traders and business users.
  • Build and improve a culture of shared responsibility, transparency, and continuous feedback.

Skills:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related.
  • Financial industry experience.
  • Ability to orchestrate large-scale distributed systems that support real-time transaction processing.
  • Solid experience in UNIX/Linux, Networking, Python, and SQL.
  • Experience partnering with cross-functional teams to drive large and scalable projects.
  • Exposure to continuous integration, deployment, and release management frameworks such as Bamboo or Jenkins.
  • Exposure to open source frameworks similar to Ansible, Kibana, Kafka, SQLite, Mongo.
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases.
  • Exposure to JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular.
  • Exposure to virtualization and container technologies.
     

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