Successful strategies require data analysis, creativity and customer focus, taking advantage of the latest technologies to offer excellent services.
Volant is a technology-driven trading firm comprised of quantitative traders and technologists who work together as a single team. For more than a decade, we have specialized in automated options, futures and equities trading. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, exceptional people and ability to adapt.
As a proprietary trading firm, we are dedicated to capturing market opportunities on major exchanges around the world. Our trading team is constantly conducting research and analysis to enhance our strategies and develop new ideas.
Keeping ourselves at the cutting edge of trading technology is critical to our success. That's why our tech team has the resources and freedom it needs to unlock creativity and develop innovative solutions.
We believe our growth as a firm depends on the personal growth of everyone on our team. That's why we offer a range of opportunities for employees to develop new skills and gain expertise.
Every new hire is paired with a mentor who offers knowledge and guidance as well as assistance acclimating to the firm.
All employees have access to internal classes on topics including options, trading and Volant's proprietary technology systems.
Employees receive tuition reimbursement for external job-related classes and programs.
All employees and their families receive health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision.
All employees are eligible for bonuses.
All employees receive generous paid vacation.
We enjoy a variety of happy hours, holiday parties, and family-friendly celebrations.
We provide lunch and stock our kitchen with healthy snacks and beverages.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong quantitive skills who are ready to push themselves in an environment that fosters collaboration and rewards determination.
Volant HK are seeking a mid-career engineer to standardise, maintain and administer, and evolve our Windows servers and workstations globally, in line with industry best practices. A short-term focus would be migration to Windows 11 (with new images for network installs), for both staff workstations and servers (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, virtualisation hosts etc.). As we're a trading firm, stability and performance is very important to us.Details
5+ years experience engineering Windows systems
2+ years as hands-on team lead, manager, or sole Windows engineer supporting a small-to-medium sized business
Active Directory, Group Policy management, DNS, DHCP, Windows Updates (WSUS)
Windows PC Rebuilds/Imaging
Windows PC Imaging Refresh - MDT/WDS
3rd party software and driver installs/updates/fixes
hands-on scripting: knowledge of data structures & algorithms; ability and aptitude at algorithmic problem solving
python - mainly for monitoring, operational automation, alerting, troubleshooting
powershell & cmd.exe scripting
experience with virtualisation technology's host/guest setup (ideally, Hyper-V)
vulnerability reports/security updates
end user requests/desktop support
licensing renewals, certificate extensions
computer office hardware/device support and SME, including basic PC repairs (e.g. fan or power supply replacement) and upgrades (e.g. RAM, CPU, SSD)
practical understanding of PC architecture and hardware, to support hardware purchase selections/recommendations, driver configuration, troubleshooting etc., e.g. CPU speeds (Hz, Instructions-per-Cycle), L1/L2/L3 caches, NUMA, bus widths, PCIe lanes, bifurcation, M2/U2 drives, RAID...
Windows network configuration, routing, VLANs etc.
VEEAM Application and Backups
Lansweeper audits and maintenance/upkeep
MS 365 setup and administration experience (mail, teams, ...)
bash scripting/Linux familiarity
public/private key, SSL, SSH, VPN concepts & technologies
layer-3 and/or layer-1 switch administration experience