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Software Engineer Cross Platform
Ref No.: 18-06610
Location: New York, New York


To whom-it may concern:

We looking to augment our Specialized Electronic Trading Infrastructure Group with a contract role in a hybrid AppDev/Infrastructure organization working in our Specialized Electronic Trading Labs. The Brokerage electronic and algorithmic trading platform is the core infrastructure behind the success of the Brokerage Equities business and continues to be a primary driver of future growth and success in the industry.
She or He will take responsibility for assigned lab activities and projects working hand-in-hand with a diverse virtual team in our trading lab. The successful applicant will automate activities that can be automated to free up their time for value-add work with our lab partners.

In addition to possessing the exceptionally strong technical skills listed below, the ideal candidate must be able to write clear and concise technical documentations and able to verbally communicate ideas and engage in technical discussions and debates with technical management while still maintaining professionalism.
• Technical Skill Requirements(Scripting AND (Networks OR Servers)):
o 5+ year of programming experience (Python, Java , C++, C#, JavaScript, Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell) or other high level programming or scripting tooling including extracting and updating data in enterprise data sources and interacting with the network.
o 5+ years of experience performance tuning systems including skills in problem analysis, debugging, bottleneck detection, etc
o Strong technical capability in network design (routing & switching) and hands on capability to configure and test network devices in lab environments.
o Strong understanding and practical experience of designing networks and security features such as policy automation, encryption, overlays, VRF, ACL, Client, 802.1x, MAB, RADIUS etc.
• Professional Skills Requirements:
o Can work independently without day-to-day direction
o Sense of ownership/accountability
o Demonstrated self-growth outside the office
o Desire to learn and adapt to new technology
o Open source contributions a bonus
o Ability to prioritize along with good time management skills
o Outstanding attention to detail and communication skills
o 3+ years of financial services experience, preferably within the Capital Markets business area
o Experience with major equity markets incl. Co-Location offering
• Familiarity or experience with the following technologies a strong advantage:
o Trading System Application Configuration / Deployment / Management Experience
o Familiarity with MIT Kerberos application within enterprise Linux environments as well as IPtables
o Detailed experience working with Unicast and Multicast network protocols and routing metro and regional FC networks.
o Time synchronization methods capable of achieving international financial standards
o Cisco IOS/NXOS
o Arista EOS
o FPGA
o NICs - Solarflare, Mellanox, ExaBlaze ExaNIC adapters
o Firewalls - Fortinet firewall management
o Corvil network analytics package
o Altera based FPGA using OpenCL or native programming
o Network capture appliances (Corvil, Endace, nPulse), optical taps, Wireshark