Senior Nework Programmer – Algo trading

Network SRE – £250,000-300,000 total compensation – 4 days in office

Quant Capital is urgently looking Network SRE for our high profile client.

Our client is a leading quantitative trading company and liquidity provider. Their focus on technology has allowed them to deeply penetrate the market and gain market share. The culture is collaborative, open, with mutual respect and a flat structure.

This role sits in the Shared Engineering team that focuses on designing, developing, and maintaining infrastructure and tools. The team requires a Network Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with strong network fundamentals, problem-solving skills, and a keen interest in diverse tools and techniques. The role involves collaborative work across various teams, exploring domains like hardware, operating systems, Python/Go development, AWS, and storage.


  • Develop network and datacenter infrastructure with consistent and straightforward designs.
  • Support high-performance trading, addressing outages, conducting root cause analysis, and expanding global infrastructure.
  • Simplify complex systems and automate processes for seamless operation.
  • Actively seek and apply new knowledge and ideas.
  • Independently manage projects and time effectively.

Essential Attributes:

  • Strong network engineering and architecture skills.
  • Knowledgeable about switch internals, Ethernet, IP routing, VPN, tunneling protocols, routing protocols, firewall configuration, and debugging.
  • Proficient in network automation, management, and monitoring through API transports.
  • Ability to write code byond scripting, particularly in Python or Go.
  • Capable of identifying and mitigating network risks and issues.
  • Comfortable with the Linux command line.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle complex projects with minimal oversight.
  • Proven ability and interest in working outside the comfort zone.
  • Desirable: Containerisation, Server hardware, Multicast, IPsec tunnels, storage, CI/CD

This role suits someone who has worked as a Network Engineer/Designer/Architect and will have expanded expertise beyond switching and routing to include excellent automation and programming skills. You will be motivated by cutting edge technology and be open to sharing yoru expertise while gaining experience through colleagues.

This role is based in London




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Senior Nework Programmer - Algo trading
Kings Cross, London