Network Engineer

Job Title: Network Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 16501 (05_200718)
Contact Name: Jack Pan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2018 16:01

Job Description

To develop a deep understanding of the data flows inside all of a proprietary trading system and to build the network infrastructure to optimize the performance of those systems.


  • Design and implement robust, high performing network infrastructure which optimizes the network performance of Maven's trading systems
  • Work with third parties, including exchanges and circuit providers, to optimize both performance and value of Maven's network for its trading applications
  • Resolve network related incidents, and perform root-cause analysis and resolution to eliminate recurrences
  • Maintain thorough network documentation, and educate internal stakeholders regarding the state and capabilities of Maven's network infrastructure
  • Perform periodic resiliency testing to ensure that there are no single points of failure and that connectivity is maintained despite the outages which impact our network infrastructure or circuits
  • Build instrumentation to provide visibility into the performance of Maven's network and the behaviour of Maven's applications within the network
  • Perform capacity planning to project network resource utilization and prevent or eliminate network congestion
  • Design, configure and coordinate infrastructure upgrades in exchange colocation sites
  • Maintain network security infrastructure to ensure that Maven's perimeter is protected according to industry best practices and that Maven's production and development application domains remain strictly separated
  • In addition, all members of the TSRE team share first-level support responsibilities for Maven's infrastructure and trading systems. On-call responsibilities rotate through the team throughout the trading day
  • To comply with all applicable Compliance policies, procedures, laws and regulations


  • Have 5 or more years' experience engineering complex, high performance networks at a global scale
  • Demonstrable experience implementing complex projects from initiation through production handover
  • Be passionate about troubleshooting and getting to the root cause of issues and incidents
  • Be experienced with net-ops tools for configuration management, and network monitoring and analysis
  • Have experience working with Cisco and Arista networking hardware and the associated network operating systems
  • Have experience working with high performance networking fabrics or matrix switches
  • Have experience with optical tap and packet capture infrastructure
  • Be deeply knowledgeable regarding multicast networking and configuration
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Linux
  • Be experienced using a scripting language, such as python, to automate tasks or perform analysis
  • Either be educated to a Masters level in computer engineering or telecommunications or be able to demonstrate equivalent levels of experience
  • Have experience working within a DevOps or SRE environment
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills and experience collaborating in cross-continental teams
  • A proven history of continuous technical growth throughout their career

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