Platform Reliability Engineer in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

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Job Description

A global investment firm is seeking a Platform Reliability Engineer to join their team in New York, NY.


  • Configuration management of multiple production silos, covering multiple asset classes
  • Improve the uptime, capacity, and performance among other aspects of day-to-day operations of trading systems
  • Work with development and QA teams in regression testing functionality and stress testing application servers for capacity and performance
  • Build automation and processes that reduce the impact of mistakes
  • Revise software designs to mitigate failures in other parts of the stack
  • Contribute to the quality of service lines by participating in product development starting with the inception stage
  • Work on tactical tools development for the traders and business teams
  • Manage critical and direct communication lines with Traders, Business Managers, and Development Leads on all aspects of projects


  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • Knowledge of Trading Systems Applications including OMS and FIX engines is desirable
  • Solid experience in:
    • UNIX/Linux
    • Networking
    • High-level scripting or programing language such as Perl, Python or Ruby Sybase
    • Utilizing Databases and SQL manipulation 
  • Understanding of building and managing large-scale systems and application architectures
  • Experience of application support and administration
  • Exposure to CI/CD and SDLC
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with software analysis, leading to bug fixing, development, code enhancement is desirable
  • Experience with testing methodologies and test tools is optional
  • Prior trade desk experience is optional
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