Position:                     Network Engineer

Business Area:          Technology Infrastructure


Squarepoint is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients. We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms. With main investment offices in New York, London and Singapore, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

Job Summary:

The role of the Network Engineer is to ensure the stability and integrity of all aspects that comprise the Squarepoint global trading network which includes the regional data centers, collocated infrastructure in 3rd party data centers and various cloud service providers.  These aspects include and are not limited to the delivery and support of various projects involving data, voice, video, network security, storage area networks, wireless networks, network monitoring and capacity management.  The Network Engineer will oversee and participate with the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, optimization, and documentation of all network hardware, security hardware, storage hardware, software and communication links.  This includes managing multiple projects and configuring/optimizing network services both internally and those integrated with Internet based services.  Our network engineers collaborate and are closely aligned with our trading systems developers, enabling the technology team to deliver an optimal trading platform.

 Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Architect and implement highly available enterprise network and low latency solutions.
  • Project Delivery/Management collaborating with internal and external vendors.
  • Implement and support changes to the environment in all Squarepoint locations: offices, datacenters and co-location sites. Travel might be required.
  • Provide L2/L3 escalation support to remediate performance and availability issues.
  • Identify areas for generating efficiencies adopting automation and innovative solutions for improvements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-7 years of network engineering and project delivery experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of routing and switching protocols (CCIE preferred):
    • Unicast: OSPF, BGP, NAT, IPSEC and GRE
    • Multicast: PIM, RP, MSDP, IGMP
    • Switching: QoS, HSRP/VRRP, VPC/MLAG
    • Voice: SIP, SCCP, H.323
  • Detailed understanding and in depth experience with Cisco’s Unified Communication and Collaboration products and technologies including:
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager
    • Cisco Unity Connection
    • Cisco Expressway
    • Cisco Jabber/WebEx Teams
    • Video endpoints experience a plus
    • Experience with voice recording platform a plus
  • Strong scripting and automation experience – Python preferred
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with network diagnostic, monitoring, alert management and performance tools
  • Experience in the following areas a plus:
    • Implementing and supporting cybersecurity solutions: Palo Alto, Fortinet, IDS, etc.
    • Cloud-based solutions: AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to perform under pressure and detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline
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