Infrastructure Specialist in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/17/2020

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Job Description

A financial services firm is seeking an Infrastructure Specialist to join their team in New York, NY.


  • Measure latencies and performance of order entry, market data and applications using Corvil and other forms of instrumentation and to ensure that the infrastructure is operating with peak performance
  • Collaborate with applications teams to instrument applications for multi-hop analysis
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams on continuous improvement to network design and placement
  • Collaborate with other development teams and perform proof of concept implementations for various use cases


  • Understanding of the US Equities market structure including lit and dark venues, locations, order types and native market data feeds
  • Experience ensuring code review, testing, and automation is implemented, with a focus on being able to continuously integrate and deploy updates to the platform without impacting its resiliency or consistency
  • Experience instrumenting, measuring and improving latencies on capital markets transaction flows, including full order lifecycle, multi-hop analysis, order-to-tick and tick-to-order
  • Understanding of market data and market data distribution including micro-burst analysis, feed latency, embedded timestamps and time skews
  • Understanding layer 1 and 2 network equipment including firewall and switch latencies, link sizing and transmission methods
  • Experience in best practice techniques for managing latency and performance across trading applications and infrastructure
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
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