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Low-Latency Systems Engineer – Amsterdam/London

Market-Leading Global Hedge Fund

Amsterdam / London

Posted 1 Mth Ago

Salary: €200-400,000 total comp, including profit share


Leading global market-maker, leveraging technology to solve challenges in the markets, is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to reduce complexity in and improve performance of trading systems.

Working within a team split between Amsterdam and London, Systems Engineers at this firm are responsible for the deployment and configuration of all Linux-based systems and services. You’ll work directly with researchers, application development and other infrastructure teams as they grow their presence.

This is a team of highly skilled engineers who oversee reliability, availability and performance, working with the global systems team to improve technology, while innovating and pushing for autonomy.


  • Strong, comprehensive understanding of Linux engineering and administration methods
  • Solid understanding of data protection schemes, how they’re commonly deployed, and how they fail: erasure coding, replication, RAID, snapshots, etc.
  • Familiarity with tuning OS and kernel parameters for improved performance, and tools such as Terraform, Packer, Ansible, Puppet, etc.
  • Comfortable working with common scripting languages, such as Python
  • Broad experience with common infrastructure services, such as DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Kerberos, etc.


  • Hugely collaborative environment between teams, not siloed like other firms
  • Competitive compensation: truly flat structure; feel valued for your input and be rewarded for great ideas
  • Work with the latest technologies on complex problems