Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for team-players who are creative in their approach to problem solving. They take the initiative to explore different ways to resolve an issue, and systematically find the most efficient and effective way to do it.

Responsibilities

  • Design and deploy the cutting edge network technologies that are popular among the low-latency firms.
  • Improve the performance of current network infrastructure through monitoring, QoS, and Service Level review.
  • Maintain the DevOps infrastructure, which includes Foreman, Puppet, Jenkins, etc.
  • Work with the exciting and growing team and able to gain exposure with different teams within the firm.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Working experience with various network equipment from various vendors, such as Cisco, Arista, Juniper, etc.
  • In depth network operations background, such as (but not limited to) WAN/LAN technologies, network security, Voice over IP (VoIP), Quality of Service (QoS), Enterprise wireless and MPLS-lite (VRF).
  • Develop working relationship with the various telcos which services that we use in our production environment.
  • Work closely with production support and developers to deliver the excellent working solution for the trading teams.
  • Project management and problem management using tools such as Jira, ServiceNow, etc.
  • Develops, creates and maintains network documentation, device configurations, circuit information and operations network diagrams.
  • Able to operate network capacity management tools such as Corvil, Netscout, etc.
  • In depth troubleshooting skill to be able to identify and resolve network issues quickly.
  • Able to work with trading vendors to setup external trading connectivity.
  • Basic Linux (or other Unix variants) system administrations knowledge. Shell scripting skill or Python programming is an added advantage.A team player and able to think out of the box.
  • Provide 7x24 on-call support for critical problem resolution (if required).

Qualifications

  • Applicants must possess a computer science degree with at least 8 years of experience in supporting trading infrastructure. Candidate with strong background on designing and optimizing network in a medium-to-large network are also encouraged to apply.
  • Networking certifications such as CCNA/CCNP, JNCIE/JNCIS, etc are added advantage.
  • ITIL certification is a plus.

The kind of people who thrive in Grasshopper

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper is an Asian proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider competing on the global stage. Our cutting edge in-house technology puts us at the forefront of developments in electronic trading. An unbroken record of consistency and profitability is underpinned by firm values of curiosity, empowerment and flexibility that guide our future success.

At Grasshopper, you will be working in a diverse and dynamic environment with a flat hierarchy. With 65 employees and 15 nationalities working in an open office, communication is essential to performance. To keep our edge as the “small giant” of proprietary trading, we give employees a high level of autonomy and encourage them to get creative, take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

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We Value You

We respect and listen to all our employees. You will get the chance to make an impact by having your voice heard by everyone, including the management.

We are in the business of developing people. We focus on substance and delivery - as long as you perform and communicate, you will be recognized and rewarded. We are dedicated to supporting our staff and ensuring they develop professionally and holistically to maximize their potential.


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