Linux Engineer / DevOps
CT Hedge Fund
J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Linux Engineer/DevOps at a prominent CT Hedge Fund
The Linux Engineer/DevOps will join a team of Linux Engineers focused on supporting the firms world-class computing infrastructure. This is a critical role for their business and presents an opportunity to implement and optimize the latest hardware and software solutions.
The Linux Engineer will be responsible for supporting the firms day-to-day operation of their systems infrastructure solutions in a sophisticated high-performance investment environment that demands the highest level of integrity and stability
In addition, the Linux Engineer will;
Provide technical support of Linux machines in a production trading and development environment
Configure and manage monitoring processes (e.g. Nagios)
Assist with day-to-day maintenance of servers, including hardware changes, software installation, upgrades
Manage network of trading and development machines (e.g. ansible, puppet, RPM/yum)
Install, configure, and deploy distributed Linux systems
The ideal candidate would have a background:
Undergraduate in Computer science or a related field
At least 1 year of work experience (either at a software company or trading environment)
Proficient in Linux OS configuration and installation of modules/drivers
Ability to work under pressure
Proficient in Python
Familiar with version control software and build systems (Git, SVN, Jenkins)
Familiar with monitoring systems such as Nagios
Good understanding of networking
An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the services/ products they deliver. An individual with a passion for Linux technologies, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.
About the Client:
This firm is involved in a multi-strategy, multi-national investment management firm that encompasses a broad range of strategies across most asset classes with a very strong emphasis on quant strategies.
The firm deploys and reallocates capital dynamically in pursuit of the most compelling opportunities in their investment universe. Their portfolio managers integrate their diverse skillsets to foster the evaluation of trades from different perspectives. They believe the firm stands apart from other investment management firms through its differentiated suite of strategies, culture of collaboration, and ability to generate returns with a low correlation to broader market indices.
They have a relentlessly focuses on innovation and integration: innovation in new products, markets and businesses as well as new tools, models and technology management and performance structures; integration of fundamental research, quantitative strategies and technical analysis, all supported by an intensive focus on operational excellence and comprehensive risk management.
They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firms senior partners in a highly collaborative and charged trading floor environment.
Successful candidates are:
Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the big picture of business needs
Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise
The firms employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients
J Harlan Group, LLC