The Networks team designs, builds and maintains all the communications infrastructure that allows our global trading and research environment to run 24/7. We are looking for a senior network engineer with experience deploying and maintaining large environments and managing the full network optimization lifecycle. You will drive our WAN strategy, manage technical vendor relationships, on-board new markets, and much more.
This position requires both project management and deep technical skills; you’ll be responsible for everything from negotiations to routing configuration and troubleshooting. You will work closely with our systems and operations teams as well as others at HRT to build, manage, and monitor our low latency trading network. You’ll have broad responsibilities and freedom to analyze and solve problems, and your solutions will have an immediate impact on our operations worldwide. We’re looking for someone who is excited about tackling big picture problems, working on a wide variety of projects and technologies, and contributing to both the project management and the technical nitty-gritty of our global network architecture.
- BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related IT field
- 5-10 years of relevant experience
- High attention to detail and excellent prioritization skills, able to plan and prioritize workloads to meet implementation schedules
- Eager to learn and apply new skills quickly
- Willingness and ability to solve small technical problems in the field yourself
- You enjoy tinkering with technology in your spare time
- You have excellent communication skills and a willingness to admit mistakes
- Excellent oral and written communication skills: able to distill complicated issues into clear and concise terms
- Able to create and maintain clear and effective technical documentation
- Excellent troubleshooting skills on wide variety of networking issues, including common Ethernet LAN problems, office Wi-Fi, multicast market data distribution, and global WAN
- Able to help others inside and outside HRT; understand complex symptoms and debug effectively in tight timeframes
- In depth understanding of common layer 2 and layer 3 network protocols and best practices; working knowledge of OSPF, BGP, PIM, IGMP
- Experience managing Arista, Cisco, and other common networking devices on a day-to-day basis
- Experience in designing enterprise networks, capacity planning, and full lifecycle project management
- Experience with packet decoding and analysis tools such as tcpdump and Wireshark
- Understanding of basic power consumption and cooling issues in a datacenter environment
- Knowledge of fiber optics technology and cabling standards; ability to sort through specs and make recommendations on appropriate purchases
- Experience with Unix/Linux command line and networking stack.
- Familiarity with firewalls, VPNs and NAT
Hudson River Trading (HRT) brings a scientific approach to trading financial products. We have built one of the world's most sophisticated computing environments for research and development. Our researchers are at the forefront of innovation in the world of algorithmic trading.
At HRT we come from all sorts of backgrounds: mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, and engineering. We’re a community of self-starters who are motivated by the excitement of being at the cutting edge of automated trading. Our culture celebrates great ideas whether they come from HRT veterans or new hires. At HRT we’re friends and colleagues, whether we are sharing a meal, playing the latest board game, or writing elegant code. We embrace a culture of togetherness that extends far beyond the walls of our office.
Seem like something you might be interested in? Our goal is to find the best people and bring them together to do great work in a place where everyone is valued. HRT is proud of our diverse staff; we have offices all over the globe and benefit from our varied and unique perspectives. HRT is an equal opportunity employer; so whoever you are we’d love to get to know you.