Susquehanna International Group, LLP

Production Engineering

Philadelphia Area
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Susquehanna International Group (SIG) has an opening for a Systems Engineer to join our Production Engineering team at our Bala Cynwyd headquarters just minutes from Center City Philadelphia.  In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring and managing business critical servers (both hardware and software) within our trading environment.  You will have the opportunity to work closely with trading strategy and infrastructure development teams to assist in optimizing their technical workflows and deliverables.  You will also be an important part of coordinating and deploying broad-based technical solutions, refreshes and upgrades within this environment. In carrying out these efforts, your collaboration with both technical and business teams will ensure our servers are running efficiently and optimize performance. 


In this role you will:

  • Manage, monitor and support a highly distributed production system including both Windows and Linux servers
  • Ensure server hardware is maintained in an efficient manner including coordinating and managing refreshes (both SW and HW) and updates
  • Coordinate with related technical teams to assist in server imaging, testing and deployment
  • Provide multi-level support for traders, strategists and quantitative researchers including monitoring the health and stability of this infrastructure and prompt resolution of issues that arise
  • Create scripts for monitoring the state of the production environment and its dependencies for an automated trading desk
  • Act as a liaison between the trading desk and infrastructure teams for system level production issues and new setups

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline required
  • Experience in a systems administration or related role required
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Windows and/or Linux operating systems required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for working with traders, quants and other developers are required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Python scripting a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Excellent quantitative skills are strongly preferred
  • Good understanding of financial instruments and markets a plus


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