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Electronic Trading Infrastructure Network Engineer

Req #: 170113685
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

An Electronic Trading Infrastructure Network Engineer is responsible for producing the network component solution designs for implementation of new business applications (and expansion of existing ones) in response to requirements tendered by the Business and the Application Development (AD) communities.  They are also responsible for assisting in the implementation, troubleshooting, configuration, maintenance, and repair of the network components of those designs once they have been released into Production; and performing Performance and Capacity analysis on those components during their lifecycles.  Additionally, they are responsible for planning and execution of Proof of Concept (POC) exercises in support of the vendor selection phase of the solution design cycle.  An ETI Network Engineer performs a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation and training tasks to ensure the network infrastructure meets or exceeds ETI or broader standards of performance and user satisfaction.  An ETI Network Engineer is a trusted advisor to the Business and AD community.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of basic and advanced concepts in the fields of: 
    • Network processor (ASIC, FPGA, GPU, etc.) architecture
    • Network system architecture (Processor, ASIC capabilities, physical port specifications, packet forwarding protocols, buffers, tuning/tweaking, etc.)
    • Relevant network device operating systems (Cisco, Arista, CheckPoint, Juniper, etc.)
    • Network architecture and protocols (TCP/IP, Security, Routing, HTTP/HTTPS, VPNs, load-balancing, LAN vs. MAN vs. WAN, disparate Layer 1 technologies, etc.)
    • Front office trading flows (orders, acks, fills, cancels, etc.)
    • Middle and back office trading flows (intraday alpha calcs, EOD alpha calcs, drop copies, reporting, etc.)
    • The requirements and unique constraints associated with networking in high frequency/low latency trading environments
    • Latency monitoring concepts and relevant industry solutions (Corvil, Correlix, etc.)
  • Design, implement, support and troubleshoot the network component of complex application environments.
  • Respond to inquiries from business users, AD staff, ETI staff, internal administrators, service providers, site personnel and outside vendors to provide technical assistance and support whenever necessary.
  • Troubleshooting malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, telephones and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
  • Minimum of ten years of relevant industry experience – this is not negotiable or waivable
  • Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite and friendly manner, both written and verbal, at a level commensurate with the level of the audience
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a highly dynamic environment contained within a much larger functional organization

JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
JPMorgan
is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran

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