Systems Engineer - Linux - Systematic Hedge Fund

Give A Grad A Go Ltd
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Profile:

Based in the heart of London, this boutique technology-based hedge fund has experienced phenomenal success since their inception, using cutting-edge technology to thrive in the financial world. They pride themselves on not being the traditional corporate finance firm and due to their continued and steady growth, this tight-knit team are growing once again.

They are on the lookout for an exceptional Systems Engineer with Linux experience to join the team

The Role:

In this Systems Engineer job, you will be joining a team of three to use cutting-edge technology to analyse and monetise global data. As the company's trading is completely automated, the infrastructure behind this is second to none; you will be focusing on bringing automation and efficiency to all areas of the business. You will be working with ex-Google and Facebook Software Engineers, so you will need to be the very best in your team, preferably with 1 to 2 years' Systems Engineering experience.

Key Responsibilities:

In this Systems Engineer job, your tasks will involve:

  • Maintaining all infrastructure across predominantly Linux, Windows, Virtual Machines & Containers
  • Being incredibly hands-on with configuring networking devices, databases and storage solutions
  • Providing excellent support for all user requests and issues
  • Monitoring and dealing with alerts to improve the efficiency of the platform
  • Understanding when to carry out project work across all infrastructure and IT systems
  • Learning, trialling and implementing new technologies at any opportunity
  • Identifying best practice standards, focusing on Open Source technologies

What we're looking for?

  • Hands-on experience with Linux, ideally Ubuntu or Debain
  • Top academics with a Computer Science background and systems experience
  • Knowledge of Puppet or other configuration management tools
  • A solid understanding of scripting in Shell, Python or Ruby and an eagerness to utilise these skills
  • Experience within VMWare or virtualisation technologies
  • Experience with apache, git, svn or rsyslog
  • CCNA or CCNP qualifications ideally but not essential, hands-on experience is more desirable
  • A tech-savvy communicator
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on a range of different projects simultaneously

So, what else is on offer?

  • Excellent starting basic salary of £40,000 - £45,000 + discretionary bonus
  • Fantastic offices in the heart of the City, overlooking the whole of London
  • Plenty of scope for progression within the company
  • Private medical health care and generous pension scheme
  • Gym membership and an onsite gym
  • Regular team events, including an annual ski tip

Got a Computer Science degree under your belt and looking for Systems Engineer jobs? Waste no time and apply for this Systems Engineer job in London today!