BAH Partners - Hong Kong

Job Description:
The financial markets are constantly evolving and expanding. In this dynamic environment, our client uses leading-edge technology, fundamental research, and predictive analytics to generate and monetize insights about the future. This DevOps Engineer will work closely with traders, developers, and quantitative researchers to extend, support, and maintain several key systems which are global and live around the clock including:
• Their fully automated trading system
• Their market research data platform

Key responsibilities
• Follow best practices while monitoring their global systems; consistently work to improve availability and reliability
• Work with their traders and quant researchers to provide best tools and effective environment for daily trading and research work
• Partner with the development team to identify and develop tools for automation in all phases of development cycles, including rigorous testing, release, and deployment process

• Extensive Linux knowledge required
• Working knowledge of networking fundamentals required
• Experience of system configuration management required
• Prior automatic trading systems experience required
• Python and shell scripting experience required
• FIX protocol and Market data is a plus
• Systems administrative experience is a plus
• Familiar with tools / systems like git, bamboo, Jenkins, Kafka, AWS, Ansible is a plus
• Experience with databases, SQL, kdb is a plus
• Web GUI experience is a plus

Personality characteristics:
• Self-starter who demonstrates a strong sense of ownership, execution, and ability to deliver
• Strong communication skill, multitask ability, and well organized.
• Passion for solving problems through technology and automation
• Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, and attention to detail
• Strong work ethic, high degree of integrity, can perform under pressure

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field such as engineering, science, computer science, or mathematics