Networking Engineer - High Frequency Trading

Zug, Switzerland, Full time


Do you want join the team to build a Digital Assets High Frequency Trading platform in the heart of the Crypto-Valley in Zug? 

Our client, a very well funded start up, is looking for a experienced Networking Engineers to help design and implement a cutting edge start-ups network technology.

This is a unique opportunity to join a team early on in an industry that is booming, and get a 360 degrees exposure to high frequency trading, while being in the center of the innovative crypto / blockchain market. 

 Please note that this is a full time role based in Zug ( no Remote work) 


The ideal candidate

  • Will have extensive expertise with high availability, high performance computer, large-scalenetworks and network design and architecture
  • Has experience in building and operating large scale networks, including having implementing  monitoring mechanisms that help inform effective network design and troubleshooting
  • Has experience with financial services low latency applications (market data & / or trading), exchange protocols, network programming and high performance systems 


  • Design and build our cutting-edge, multi-vendor connectivity solutions to that simply cannot fail, must scale infinitely, and can never constrain trading
  • Our trading network will be a source of competitive advantage for the company, and you must be comfortable in architecting and implementing networks with high performance characteristics (such as latency)
  • Deploy, monitor, and configure network infrastructure, and recommend and implement system improvements based upon solid data driven analysis



Mandatory Hard Skills

  • Candidates should have 5-10 years of industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience automating and managing networks (automated provisioning, remote configuration, traffic control, software defined networks etc.)
  • Excellent IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
  • Experience in exchange or trading systems (ideally High Frequency Trading)
  • Experience troubleshooting TCP/UDP
  • Experience with network capacity planning
  • Expert level network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills; specifically, network performance analysis (e.g. packet capture)

 Nice to have

  • Any software or automation skills also highly valued, Unix/Linux skills and the ability to code in in any of Python, or C++
  • Experience in data center management is a plus.
  • Experience with low-latency networking is a plus
  • Knowledge of trading exchanges and financial instruments is a plus

 Salaries offered are on the high end of the market range!  


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Full Name*
For how long have your been a networking engineer?*
What is your level of expertise in exchange or trading systems / High Frequency Trading ? (1 none - 5 professional level)*
What is your level of expertise in building and operating large scale networks?*
What is your experience in architecting and implementing networks with high performance characteristics (such as latency) ? (1 none - 5 professional level)*
Have you worked in any of these industries: Fintech / Financial Services / Hedge Funds / Trading, and for how long?*
Are you interested to relocate and work in the Zug area ?*
What is your nationality / Swiss work permit ?*
What are your annual salary expectations (fix + bonus) ?*