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Low Latency Linux Engineer

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CHANTEL OXFORD

Low Latency Linux Engineer - Kernel - Electronic Trading - FX - Contract - London

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Low Latency Linux Engineer to join a global financial services client on a contract basis. The successful candidate will join an established development team to assist with managing the infrastructure, performance analysis and tuning of the existing applications and infrastructure.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining low latency co-located infrastructure.
  • Design, test and implement changes to reduce application and infrastructure latency.
  • Working with third party vendors and exchanges to ensure new features / functionality are optimally designed and tested.
  • Help to diagnose and resolve performance issues within the production environment.

Skills and experience required:

  • Linux kernel expertise and tuning skills
  • Understanding of hardware layer of software execution stack (CPU components, QPI/NUMA, RDIMM, TLB, ultra-low latency network adapters)
  • Solarflare
  • Deep understanding of networking (all OSI layers, expertise in TCP and UDP), familiarity with PTP
  • RHEL7 server administration and patching
  • Experience with configuration management and automation tools (puppet, ansible etc) - desirable

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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