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We are seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our innovative and growing Infrastructure team at Akuna. The ideal candidate is likely to have worked within the financial industry and able to demonstrate a successful history in network architecture, design, maintenance, and monitoring. We are looking for highly self-motivated multi-taskers who are comfortable working in a demanding, state-of-the-art electronic trading environment. In this role, you will:

  • Analyze business requirements, architect, design, implement, and manage networks ranging from offices and remote sites to low latency, high bandwidth systems across global data centers
  • Evaluate new hardware and software technology on an ongoing basis to ensure that our trading infrastructure remains stable, performant, and cost effective
  • Develop innovative, automated systems and processes to improve operational efficiency
  • Diagnose complex issues within the network stack including low level packet capture analysis
  • Own the network – proactively monitor the health and status of the global network and continuously make improvements to ensure our trading system remains dominant
  • Work closely with Developers and the IT infrastructure team on architecting and executing our network technology

Qualities that make great candidates:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience as a Network Engineer, with 3-5 years of experience in a Senior Network Engineer or Network Architect role
  • Proven track record of architecting and supporting networks and technologies in an enterprise environment
  • Extensive experience working with global data centers
  • Experience at trading firm is a plus
  • Experience working with a variety of network equipment providers
  • Demonstrated experience with Juniper/Arista/Cisco
  • Familiarity with a diverse path/low latency WAN utilizing multiple vendors
  • Background in hardware- or software-based messaging protocols
  • CCIE Certification required
  • Scripting language experience such as Python is a plus