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Low-latency Network Architect - Elite Trading Firm

Architecture, Infrastructure & Cloud

16 May 2024


Our client, an elite trading firm, is looking for a Low-latency Network Architect to join their team to focus on managing, improving, and monitoring their network engineering and architecture. The successful candidate will work with top-tier technologists in the world. Strong background in low-latency networking, extensive experience with configuration management tools, and proficiency in Python for network automation and scripting. This role requires a proactive individual who can work in a dynamic environment and contribute to the continuous improvement of our network performance and reliability.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and implement low-latency network architectures that meet the performance and scalability needs of our clients.

  • Optimize network configurations to ensure minimal latency and high reliability.

  • Utilize configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, Chef) to automate network provisioning, deployment, and management processes.

  • Develop and maintain Python scripts for network automation, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of network solutions with other systems and applications.

  • Conduct network performance analysis and tuning to identify and resolve bottlenecks.

  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in network technologies and industry best practices to ensure our infrastructure remains cutting-edge.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior network engineers.

  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of network hardware and software.



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Network Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Network Architect or similar role, with a focus on low-latency environments.

  • In-depth knowledge of network protocols, routing, switching, and network security.

  • Strong experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.

  • Proficiency in Python for network scripting and automation.

  • Experience with network performance monitoring and analysis tools.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CCIE, JNCIE) are a plus.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in financial services, high-frequency trading, or other industries where low-latency networking is critical.

  • Knowledge of cloud networking and hybrid cloud environments.

  • Familiarity with SDN (Software-Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) technologies.

  • Understanding of hardware and software considerations for low-latency networking, including FPGA and custom NICs.


If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please submit through "Apply Now" or send your resume in Word format to Charlie Kim at and put Low-latency Network Architect - Elite Trading Firm in the subject header.


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