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AWS Platform Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$200000 per annum + Full
  • Job reference: 195051/001_1533931314
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Development
  • Date posted: 10/08/2018

AWS Platform Engineer | Leading Hedge Fund

Location: New York, NY

Compensation: $150,000-$200,000 Plus bonuses and benefits (Dependent on experience level)

Are you looking to work in a collaborative environment to make a direct impact on a firm? My client is a first-class hedge fund with a focus on quantitative investment strategies based in New York City. As their AWS Platform Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of challenges in areas such as machine learning, distributed computing, and data analysis. You will be working alongside researches and technologists to build systems that process large volumes of data that make decisions based on sophisticated models and execute trades across the global financial market.

The AWS Platform Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Setting up and managing the AWS environment

  • Enabling distributed computing and storage

  • Automating tasks using scripting languages

  • Leading small projects and working independently

The AWS Platform Engineer should have the following qualifications:

  • Strong background in Linux or Unix administration

  • Experience with configuration management

  • Experience with automation with either Python, Shell, or Perl

  • Hands on experience with AWS

Benefits and perks:

  • Unlimited paid time off and unlimited paid sick days (starting from first day of employment)

  • Full health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k retirement plans

  • Employee backed ratings of great atmosphere, challenges, rewards, and bosses.

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