A.P.T Portfolio, a high frequency trading firm that specialises in Quantitative Trading & Investment Strategies.Founded in November 2009, it has been a major liquidity provider in global Stock markets. 

This position will be responsible for the design, planning, and management of network equipment, as well as the day-to-day operations of our global network. This is a great opportunity to work with an incredibly talented group of people who readily share their skills and expertise across many different disciplines.

Responsibilities

  • Manage Global Network Infrastructure, providing proactive maintenance for network infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance and availability
  • Expand automation and provisioning tools 
  • Provide actionable information to optimize the performance of the trading infrastructure 
  • Create/Update procedures and documentation
  • Provide connectivity to support low latency market data delivery and order execution

Requirements/Qualifications 

  • Advanced Level of Networking Skills; extensive knowledge of routing and switching, BGP, OSPF, PIM and Multicast.
  • Strong knowledge of network diagnostic methods, tools such as PRTG, Nagios, Grafana and custom script monitoring.
  • Experience with Layer1 switching and Layer1 data passing / brokering technologies.
  • Design experience with low latency network technologies, both in high and low capacity scenarios.
  • Experience in time synchronization technologies and distribution techniques.
  • Experience automating routine tasks utilizing a programming language (Python preferred); and configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible/Puppet)
  • High level of security and risk exposure assessments and mitigation
  • Experience with VPNs 
  • Experience with cloud service providers (e.g. AWS/Azure)
  • CCNP certification required

Preferred

  • CCIE Lab Certified or Masters Degree in IT/Comp Science.
  • Experience designing and deploying networks in the Financial Services sector.
  • Exchange experience.
  • Networking experience in Cisco based environment 
  • Fin-Tech experience in a trading firm, brokerage, hedge fund or stock exchange. 

 

APT Portfolio is an equal opportunity employer

 

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