Experience: Experienced Professionals

Location: New York

Area: Systematic Investing

Business: Cubist

About Cubist

Cubist Systematic Strategies is one of the world’s premier investment firms. The firm deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange. The core of our effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by our unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.

Job Description

Cubist is looking for looking for someone to join the technology support team that provides Level 2 support for North America-based low-latency trading platforms.

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor and support of all systems and processes
  • Design, build, and maintain robust and scalable solutions using open-source technologies to monitor, maintain, automate, and improve all aspects of the platform
  • Create scalable processes for day to day operations
  • Identify short-comings and propose solutions
  • Document what you design and create
  • Cross-train others on solutions
  • Become a subject matter expert (SME) in one or more platforms/functions
  • Identify new technologies that can be leveraged to improve the experience of our team or our clients

Desirable Candidates

  • Strong Linux foundation
    • Can use the Linux command line to parse, modify, and manipulate files and data
    • Basic Linux systems administration skills, including the ability to write scripts in Bash
  • Software Development
    • Able to write functional scripts and tools using PERL or Python
    • Can navigate databases effectively
  • Networking
    • Familiar with basic networking protocols and their functional differences and uses
  • Soft Skills
    • Able to communicate effectively
    • Strong work ethic
    • Excellent trouble-shooting abilities and rational thought processing
    • Motivated to help and driven to learn
    • Self-starter who can work well independently
    • Works well with others on the team

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