Site Reliability Engineer

  • According to profile and experience
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Axa Investment Managers - Emplois
  • 15 Feb 17

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €679bn in assets as of the end of June 2016. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 22 countries.

Chorus team strives to build a fully systematic quantitative fund. The team is committed to orchestrate trading, research and infrastructure through clean, maintainable code. The team is composed of experts with skills ranging from system administration, data science, software engineering, coming from various industries from finance, ad-tech and hardware vendors. They believe in agile methodologies, use Kanban in their day to day work, do retrospectives.
Trust and honesty are among their core values; they advocate for free and open communication where everyone can step up.

Key Accountabilities:

-Design, deploy and maintain our production and development systems in the cloud, from trading to research to software engineering
-Write clean and maintainable automation code
-Ensure our systems are always running with proper monitoring
-Ensure all operations are repeatable and traceable
-Support software engineers and quantitative researchers
-Document your work.

Role Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills:
-Strong Linux experience, know how to optimize performances : preferably under RHEL or CentOS
-Strong configuration management experience with Puppet
-Automate systems management with Python and bash scripting
-Previous experiences with AWS and Terraform are really appreciated
-Good understanding of networking: IP, TCP, HTTP, DNS, NFS, Syslog, etc.

Competencies:
-Problem solver : good understanding the Linux kernel and troubleshooting tools (from strace to wireshark)
-Software engineer culture : agility, versioning, testing, continuous integration, etc.
-Implement security by design, not as a feature
-Rigorous and resilient
-Demonstrate ability to change and improve things on a pragmatic basis
-Understand the right balance between quality and productivity
-Flexible mindset - able to build upon and enhance existing tools and practices
-Able to work with a diverse set of profiles or experiences
-Can do attitude
-Effective communication and writing skills

You will be required to work off hours for on-call rotation and production changes