System Admin

System Admin

As a System Admin, you will be working closely with a fun team of highly skilled traders and engineers on projects to improve our live trading environment. You’ll work on optimising our trading infrastructure with the flexibility to be creative in your solution designs.

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a young and successful company, and to play a key role in achieving our ambitious goals for our new India office.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain our low-latency Linux-based trading infrastructure
  • Support internal teams on hardware and software issues
  • Automate, standardise and document IT processes to optimise work structures
  • Manage data centre equipment e.g., server rack installation
  • Perform periodic audits of the environment, enforcing security and industry standards
  • Perform remote troubleshooting to diagnose production issues
  • Manage the life cycle of a server and build and deploy new solutions
  • Performance monitoring and system capacity management
  • Ensure the trading infrastructure is in a consistent and predictable state at the beginning of each trading day
  • Configure and install IT hardware as workstations e.g., typical desk set-up, installing screens, mouses, keyboards and Windows OS

Requirements:

  • Experience working in Linux (Experience with Windows is a plus)
  • Degree in computer science, engineering, ICT or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience in PC hardware troubleshooting
  • Ability to manage multiple projects that span multiple teams to successful completion
  • Strong knowledge of open-source tools, Ansible configuration management and automation
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Knowledge of Python and/or Shell scripting

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary according to trading industry standards
  • Excellent variable pay based on the company’s and your own performance
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in the company
  • Meals during work hours
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Social events and after-work drinks

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