Network Engineer

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Jump Trading Group is committed to world class research. We empower exceptional talents in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science to seek scientific boundaries, push through them, and apply cutting edge research to global financial markets. Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We believe in winning together and unlocking unique individual talent by incenting collaboration and mutual respect. At Jump, research outcomes drive more than superior risk adjusted returns. We design, develop, and deploy technologies that change our world, fund start-ups across industries, and partner with leading global research organizations and universities to solve problems.

Trading Infrastructure is a global organization of Engineers who architect, build and maintain our world-class infrastructure. From colo design/implementation, to optimizing our exchange connectivity, to building world class low latent Wide Area Networks, we leverage research and automation to consistently adapt and innovate our infrastructure to scale and drive our trading and evolving business.

Being part of our Network Infrastructure Team, you'll get a chance to work on one of the highest performance networks in class with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We are looking for exceptional talent to help us take our infrastructure to the next level.

What You'll Do:

  • Design, configure and support our global network infrastructure, collaborating across multiple teams to optimize for proprietary low latency trading applications.
  • Support and troubleshoot a hybrid wireless and wired high performance network environment
  • Take an automated, data driven approach to diagnosing and solving complex network infrastructure issues such as micro-bursting, jitter and queuing.
  • Leverage automation skills and take a “dev ops” approach to improve efficiency of network management, deployment and maintenance of propriety trading applications.
  • Own and project manage global network initiatives from requirements gathering, design review, implementation, deployment and documentation
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

Skills You'll Need:

  • Experience supporting a large-scale global network environment
  • Advance knowledge and troubleshooting of IP networking, TCP/ IP
  • Advance knowledge of Switching, Routing (BGP, OSPF) and Multicast (IGMP, PIM)
  • Experience working with one or more of the following hardware platforms (Cisco, Mellanox, Arista)
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python preferred) and expertise with GIT and REST or JSON
  • Experience working with automation tools (ie, Ansible)
  • Experience with databases and big data tools (i.e. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Splunk, InfluxDB, Grafana).
  • Experience with monitoring tools (i.e. Icinga, Splunk, Kapacitor).
  • Strong Linux Shell (all utilities) experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability operating in a fast paced environment
  • Collaborative approach to complex problem solving, with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Reliable and predictable availability
  • At least 5+ years of networking experience
  • At least 1+ year of scripting experience
  • CCIE certification or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Information Technology)
  • Previous experience demonstrating strategic thinking skills and maturity in tackling complex problems, dealing with people, technology and processes

If you are currently a student or recent graduate, please see our Campus postings which offer both intern and full-time opportunities.


- Discretionary bonus eligibility
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care options
- Employer Paid Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary Life & AD&D insurance
- Paid vacation plus paid holidays
- Retirement plan with employer match
- Paid parental leave
- Wellness Programs

Annual Base Salary Range
$150,000$200,000 USD