Network and Linux Infrastructure Engineer

We are seeking a talented infrastructure engineer to help support our global trading infrastructure and scientific computing requirements.

Network and Linux Infrastructure Engineer

OxFORD Asset Management operates a large-scale infrastructure across multiple international sites. Our experienced and collaborative team tackles a wide range of technologically challenging problems to support our global trading infrastructure and scientific computing requirements. Our focus is on scalable, robust and well-thought-out engineering solutions. We’re looking for enthusiastic, reliable and bright candidates with a computer science/engineering background to fulfil challenging technical roles within a friendly and dedicated team. The critical nature of this infrastructure will require you to work both quickly and carefully, and be available to provide out of hours support as part of a team.

Skills Required

  • Excellent understanding of network and routing protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LACP, OSPF, and BGP)
  • Hands-on experience with enterprise class networking platforms (Cisco – IOS, Nexus, Arista)
  • Thorough understanding of Next-Gen Firewalls (Palo Alto, Fortinet, Checkpoint, Cisco Firepower)
  • Linux administration and security – authentication and authorization systems, audit, hardening, analysis
  • Excellent troubleshooting and creative problem-solving abilities, including packet-level traffic analysis
  • Experience implementing, operating, and supporting open-source tools for systems monitoring and management on Linux platforms
  • Technical architecture and design including high availability systems and networks
  • Advanced Programming and Scripting for Automation – Python, bash
  • A proactive attitude

Skills Preferred

  • Technical writing skills including creation of high and low-level network and system designs
  • Experience working with data center and service provider networks is a plus

Responsibilities

As an engineer within the infrastructure team. You will:

  • Apply your expertise in some of the technologies listed above to architect and build scalable, robust, and secure systems to support trading operations.
  • Drive the deployment of infrastructure using configuration management tools.
  • Know if systems are working optimally and be able to diagnose faults and address them, working with vendors and other internal teams.

Life at OxFORD Asset Management

We work in the centre of Oxford in flagship redeveloped offices. We have bespoke facilities supported by state-of-the-art communications and technology systems. The space is designed to foster an interactive working environment between teams. We enjoy socialising and we come to work in jeans.

We offer a challenging yet highly rewarding career path. You will receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package alongside a competitive salary and discretionary performance related bonus.

Apply

We want to hear from you if you would like to be part of an exceptional team, are ambitious and would relish the challenge. We offer excellent compensation and benefits, and are a collaborative, open and friendly team.

To apply, please email your cv and optionally a cover letter to recruitment@oxam.com.

No agencies please