A leading Tier 1 Investment Bank is looking to hire a HFT Linux Engineer to join their growing global HFT platform team that manage and develop the banks systematic/high frequency trading IT systems.

This role is multi-dimensional, involving applying technologies and techniques to facilitate high-frequency/low latency trading applications, networks and infrastructure. The team have a deep expertise across multiple domains and implement solutions to reduce latency and increase determinism for trading. This particular engineer should have strong low level Infrastructure, Linux and Networking expertise and will be involved in projects, support and technology research for the team.

Ideal Skillset:

Linux - Kernals (scheduling/threads/stacks) - Open source optimisation, Low level networking and protocols - 10-Gig Ethernet, Infiniband, iWarp/RDMA, TCP/IDP, Hardware acceleration - FPGA, NPU, GPU, ASIC and language skills (Verilog/VHDL), Processor architecture - Intel/AMD - Quickpath/PCIE, Hypertransport, Hardware/Software/Vendor research and management, Multiple domain knowledge: Applications, Middleware, OS, Hardware and Networks

Experience within a HFT/low latency environment will be important, particularly Equities, meanwhile other desirable experiences and skills include: experience or exposure to Software Development (C++/Java) however the most important skills lie within High Frequency/Low Latency Infrastructure/Linux/Networking. This person will be an interface between technology and the business so strong communication skills will be required. The bank is looking for an engineer who is innovative and will help to drive HFT technology forward and push it beyond the normal standard.

Job reference information
Advertiser Huxley Associates
Contact Name Sophie Organ
Telephone 020 7469 5050 (Please reference IT Job Board when calling)
Reference HA-12409349_1404319999
Job reference information
Location City of London
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 02-Jul-2014
Last Updated Date 08-Jul-2014
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