Virtu is a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to our clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. Our market structure expertise, broad diversification, and execution technology enables us to provide competitive bids and offers in over 19,000 securities, at over 235 venues, in 36 countries worldwide.​

THE ROLE

Virtu is looking for a visionary Senior Network Engineer to join our global network engineering team. In this role, you'll help to define and lead our world leading network platform to grow alongside our ever expanding trading business.  You will be working at the forefront of the world’s financial markets, building connectivity across the globe, and integrating some of the most complex networks in the financial services industry. 

Additional duties include: 

  • Design, implement and operate Virtu's network.  Whether it is investigating a new, innovative products, refreshing one of our low latency trading systems or troubleshooting with a 3rd party, you'll thrive on being impactful within a fast-moving, varied environment. 
  • Transforming our way of working at scale.  We know the network industry is changing, and this is your chance to make that change, collaborating with software engineers with proven track records of solving complex problems through software. 

THE CANDIDATE

  • Required skills:
    •  5+ years of experience in network engineering
    • Expert in routing and switching – BGP/OSPF/Multicast
    • Deep understanding of TCP/IP and the OSI model
    • Good prioritization skills and the ability to effectively switch tasks on varying projects and initiatives
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • Humility
    • A love of technology in general
  • Highly desired skills:
    • Comfortable working with various Linux utilities and different OS
    • Network security, including firewalls Fortinet/Palo Alto/CheckPoint
    • SQL
    • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in IT, Computer Science or other related discipline

PERKS OF THE ROLE: 

  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to production in three months
  • The opportunity to make an impact in a highly visible role within the firm
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are highly intelligent, passionate about continually learning, and striving for excellence  
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance

Salary Range: $150,000 - $250,000 (salary range is exclusive of bonuses, benefits or other categories of compensation)

Virtu Financial is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, welcoming you for who you are and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

 

 

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