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Network Engineer
Network Engineer
Information Technology
Austin, TX
12/4/2020

Network Engineer

New York OR Austin

THE ROLE

looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Network Engineer to join our global network engineering team. In this role, you'll help enhance our world leading network platform to grow alongside our ever expanding business.  You will be working at the forefront of the world’s financial markets, building connectivity across the globe, and integrating some of the most complex networks in the industry.  Automation should be second nature for our ideal candidate.  

Additional duties include: 

  • Design, implement and operate network.  Whether it is investigating a new, innovative products, refreshing one of our low latency trading systems or troubleshooting with a 3rd party, you'll thrive on being impactful within a fast-moving, varied environment. 
  • Transforming our way of working with automation and scale.  We know the network industry is changing, and this is your chance to make that change, collaborating with software engineers with proven track records of solving complex problems through automation and software. 

THE CANDIDATE

  • Required skills:
    •  5+ years of experience in network engineering
    • Real-world network automation experience 
      • Configuration Management – one of Ansible/Salt/Puppet/Chef
      • Python (or other programming languages)
    • Expert in routing and switching – BGP/OSPF/Multicast
    • Deep understanding of TCP/IP and the OSI model
    • Good prioritization skills and the ability to effectively switch tasks on varying projects and initiatives
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • Humility
    • A love of technology in general
  • Highly desired skills:
    • Comfortable working with various Linux utilities and different OS
    • Network security, including firewalls Fortinet/Palo Alto/CheckPoint
    • SQL
    • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in IT, Computer Science or other related discipline

PERKS OF THE ROLE: 

  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to production in three months
  • The opportunity to make an impact in a highly visible role within the firm
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance

COMPANY PROFILE:

This organization is a leading electronic trading firm.  
 
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:
The company offers amazing benefits for the Systems Administrator including health, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off and much more!
 
COMMUNITY:
Austin, TX has become one of the greatest growing cities in the US and has ranked #2 for most energetic cities, #4 for most secure places to live, and #5 on cities on the edge of greatness according to surveys by bestplaces.net.  Austin is full of culture and has amazing metro as well as suburban areas to live, work and enjoy life!
 
About Strategic IT Staffing 
With 10 years of staffing experience in the technical information field, Strategic IT Staffing knows the industry well from the most rewarding jobs available to the hottest career choices to make. In addition, we are owned and operated by industry experts who have worked in the information arena for over two decades. When you choose to work through Strategic IT Staffing, you choose a team approach to employment. We match your career choice and skills with an employer who needs your knowledge and expertise. We make sure you are in control of your career. Strategic IT Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
 

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