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Network Engineer - Electronic Trading Systems Infra

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo · Information Technology
  • Network Operations Support and Projects for Electronic Trading Systems

  • Major Global Financial Institution Client

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan.


※ Eligible applicants should be residents of Japan and eligible to work fulltime in Japan.


EIRE Systems is partnering with a major global financial institution in Tokyo, to support and manage a dedicated,  low latency, high speed infrastructure for Electronic Trading Systems and other critical business applications.
Working onsite at our client's Tokyo head office, the role functions as a member of a team of Network and Server infrastructure specialists to support the production environment and drive client onboarding and integration projects. 
We have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Network Engineer (CCNP, CCIE level) for an immediate opening in this team.
Qualified applicants will have the technical knowledge and experience required to support a live network environment utilizing a wide range of products are provided by vendors the likes of Cisco, Arista and Adva, among others.
Financial industry experience preferred but not essential.


Required Skills:

  • CCIE lab certification or CCIE level experience is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of network protocols such as BGP, OSPF, RIP, L2-VPN s, Multicast (PIM SM/DM/SSM), NAT, RSTP/PVSTP+, 802.1q trunking, CEF, ARP, DHCP snooping, TCAM, Dynamic ARP inspection, IGMPv2/3
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP concepts such as TCP Slow-start, Dup-Acks, Retransmits, SACK, Subnetting, Supernetting, as well as Testing Suite IXIA, Spirent, Shundra, RFC2544 and IMIX/EMIX and test setup
  • Experience in designing and implementing the following Data Networking Products and technologies:
  • Cisco Platforms: Nexus and Catalyst switches
  • Arista Platforms: 7000 series switches, Tap Aggregation switches
  • Network switching architecture (Switch packet forwarding, ASIC architecture such as latency, buffering and capabilities)
  • Have worked with different type of physical ports and transceivers used in the network
  • Knowledge in timing reference protocols such as GPS, PTP, Spectracomm
  • Basic Corvil or equivalent analytical appliance knowledge
  • Basic knowledge trading venues and their flows such as market data and order entries


Other Professional and Desirable Skills/Qualities:

  • Desire to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Ability to prioritize along with good time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to participate as part of a team
  • High level of initiative, proactive approach
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Sense of ownership/accountability
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the teams needs
  • Honest, hardworking and reliable
  • Proficient in UNIX or Linux, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio
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