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Senior Linux Platform Engineer

Systematic Quant Fund


Posted 3 Wks Ago


Our client is a leading tech-driven quant and systematic hedge fund trading with offices across the globe. They leverage deep knowledge in data, research, technology and trading to deliver high-quality returns. This opportunity offers an innovative and ambitious environment with excellent scope for career growth.

This is a senior hands-on lead role in the Research Infrastructure Engineering team, whose primary focus is the firm’s cutting-edge high-performance trading and research infrastructure. Working closely with traders and researchers, you will cover all aspects of Linux systems administration, including:

  • workload scheduling design & implementation
  • management of systems at large scale,
  • high performance file system design and operation
  • software design and life cycle (SDLC),
  • kernel and network performance tuning for low-latency
  • high-throughput applications instrumentation and telemetry collection

Skills and Experience Required

  • 10+ years’ experience in Linux systems administration and platform engineering
  • Proven track record of technical leadership
  • Deep knowledge of high-performance analysis, tuning and optimisation across Linux kernel tuning, hardware optimisation, network performance and storage performance
  • Ability to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve high-complexity system issues
  • Deep DevOps tooling knowledge, e.g. Terraform/Ansible, and previous use of CI/CD technologies, e.g. Gitlab and Jenkins
  • Strong skills in Python, Golang or similar programming and scripting languages


  • Great opportunity to be part of a collaborative, creative environment where you can feel valued for your input
  • Competitive salary + generous benefits
  • Professional and personal development
  • Relaxed, casual culture, with a healthy work-life balance