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Chicago

Senior Network engineer

February 2020

Description

QuantHouse supports a broad range of market data requirements for institutions, exchanges and financial professionals around the world, from low latency streaming data for the algorithmic trader, to intraday or delayed delivery for the portfolio manager. We boast a spectrum of innovative data delivery options and a comprehensive suite of end-to-end algorithmic trading solutions over the advanced infrastructure of our global network.

As a self-starter with a strong drive for success, you will be responsible for prospecting and identifying potential users throughout Northern America consulting with them about their current trading solutions and selling them how the features and the technologies of our solutions will help them improving their P&L.

Annual Salary/Benefits

Competitive base salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including contributory pension scheme, private healthcare and performance-related annual bonus.

Job Description

The Senior Network Engineer will be primarily responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of our production networking environment. Qualified candidates must have significant on the job Cisco and Arista experience along with related experience in Infrastructure / Networked environments with hardware (routers, switches, firewall, etc.), software (IOS and NXOS), network security practices, designing, planning and implementing LAN-MAN-WANs using the industry standard technologies.

The candidate should drive continuous improvement and growth of the company through strong skills and experience in data network technologies: PIM, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, MVPN and VXLAN. The candidate must be able to see projects through all stages, including defining, requirements, drafting and presenting technical proposals, deploying and maintaining the best solutions. A strong commitment to technical excellence and teamwork will be required, as this individual will be in a strategic position to influence and lead change within the IT Organization.

This position will require 24x7 on-call support on a rotating basis with other team members along with off-hours maintenance work when needed.

Responsibilities

  • Architecture, design and implementation of global network
  • Document processes and procedures for support staff
  • Train and mentor team members and support staff
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours supports

Qualifications

Must haves

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong analytical mind to be able dig into the mass of detail and identify root cause issues and or performance/product improvements.
  • Arista
  • Cisco IOS
  • Cisco NX-OS
  • VXLAN
  • MPLS
  • MVPN
  • OSPF, and BGP Routing protocols
  • Low latency networking
  • Network Design and Architecture
  • Multicast / PIM
  • PTP
  • Automation

Nice to haves

  • CCNP, CCIE
  • Financial Services
  • Linux Experience
  • Market Data Distribution
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Scripting (Perl, Ruby, Bash, Python)
  • Juniper

(qhhr@iress.com)