Cloud and Infrastructure Engineer
Location : Dallas, TX
This is a hybrid role, based in G-Research’s office in Dallas.
G-Research is Europe’s leading quantitative finance research firm. We hire the brightest minds in the world to tackle some of the biggest questions in finance. We pair this expertise with machine learning, big data, and some of the most advanced technology available to predict movements in financial markets.
This role is based in G-Research’s new office in Dallas. Opened in 2022, the Dallas office is a key infrastructure hub where we work on the latest cloud technologies in a cutting-edge environment.
G-Research’s Infrastructure group is looking for a Cloud and Infrastructure Engineer to join its expanding global team in Dallas.
The Infrastructure group covers a diverse portfolio of products and services and has an automation-first approach, with a focus on automating the platforms we use from top to bottom.
It manages things like bare metal and virtual server provisioning, and management of on-premises and public cloud services, utilising technologies such as VMware, OpenStack, Kubernetes and AWS.
As a Cloud and Infrastructure Engineer, you’ll primarily work on delivering the on-premises cloud platform, powered by OpenStack and Kubernetes. You will help to design, build and support this private cloud platform and help drive its adoption and expansion. To do this, you will collaborate with a range of Engineering, Security and other Infrastructure teams.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
Designing, deploying and maintaining a highly scalable and secure cloud platform
Ensuring running workloads are deployed optimally, and recommending and implementing continuous improvements on the private cloud platform
Ensuring the platforms are configured and maintained from code
Running performance diagnostics and tuning of the entire stack
Capacity planning to ensure seamless scale-out without affecting services
Security-hardening the platforms and supporting systems
Utilising monitoring and observability leveraging tools such as Prometheus, Elk and Splunk
Providing platform support with on call element
There is a large focus on applying automation and Infrastructure as Code (IaC), alongside the use of CI/CD tools and methodologies in all of our engineering work.
We use open source tooling and best practices to increase the pace of delivery, and have embedded a continuous improvement culture and philosophy across the organisation.
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
A background in running, maintaining and upgrading large production cloud platforms
Virtualization experience, such as OpenStack, KVM and/or VMware
Experience with Linux and troubleshooting
Terraform and/or Ansible experience
The ability to script or code, ideally in Python
Exposure to network administration
Knowledge of CI/CD and VCS tools, such as Jenkins and Github
Knowledge of container technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
Experience of using IaC principles to manage infrastructure
Why should you apply?
Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
Excellent paid time off allowance
Sick days, military leave, and family and medical leave
Generous 401(k) plan
12-weeks fully paid parental leave
Medical and Prescription, Dental, and Vision insurance
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
Employee Assistance and Wellness programs
Generous relocation allowance and support
Great selection of office snacks, and hot and cold drinks
On-site gym and car park
G-Research is committed to cultivating and preserving an inclusive work environment. We are an ideas-driven business and we place great value on diversity of experience and opinions.
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