Site Reliability Engineer

Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York

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Job Description

At Citadel, a leading investor in the world’s financial markets, we aim to win together as one team to earn the long-term trust of our capital partners and each other. Our collaborative approach allows technologists to grow alongside other team members and execute on big, innovative ideas.
Specifically, our engineering solutions empower the firm with the large-scale systems necessary to pursue a breadth and depth of investment strategies. Site Reliability Engineering is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, distributed, and fault-tolerant systems. We focus on practices that drive iterative improvement to our solutions.
We’re seeking elite Site Reliability Engineers who are skilled in the art of integration, embrace an agile approach, and want to work on some of the largest compute platforms around.
  • Build and maintain the world’s most advanced compute, network and storage infrastructure
  • Build automation to manage and monitor infrastructure services and applications
  • Ensure and improve the reliability, availability and performance of infrastructure and infrastructure-related applications
  • Investigate new ways to improve operations and define new solutions to solve technically complex systems issues
  • Dive deep into service interdependencies and region-specific configurations to find the root of a problem
  • Learn from industry leaders, distinguished engineers and investment professionals
  • 1-4+ years of industry experience on building and managing Compute, Network, and/or Storage systems and/or components
  • High proficiency in Python
  • Experience using Linux
  • Experience in automating routine tasks
  • Experience in configuration management and infrastructure provisioning (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform)
  • Fundamental technology knowledge on: storage concepts (e.g., object/block/file storage, NFS), compute concepts (e.g., different OS environments, virtualization), networking concepts (e.g., DNS, HTTP, TCP, UDP, IP)
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related STEM discipline, or equivalent experience

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $150,000 to $300,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.