Group One Trading
  • 17-Sep-2018 to 16-Feb-2019 (CST)
  • Systems
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We are seeking a self-driven Network Engineer who is passionate about all aspects of networking; including configuration, management, breakfix, documentation and monitoring. The position will be part of our Systems team. We desire a candidate with strong problem-solving, critical thinking and communication skills who can collaborate across functional groups. Prior work experience with exchanges, trading firms or other financial institutions is a plus.

The focus of this position will involve all aspects of our network, from design, implementation, troubleshooting and monitoring.  Our network provides access to high-throughput, low latency parallel computational core, server components, interfaces to exchanges, market data sources, and execution systems. The ideal candidate will work closely with our internal teams and outside networking vendor to participate management of our network.


  • A college or university degree and 3-5 years of experience in networking
  • Ability to create network documentation, network maps and create documentation standards
  • Experience with configuration and deployment of Cisco networking devices.
  • Ability to manage numerous network devices with connectivity to wireless, Internet, Extranets, telcos, Option Exchanges and 3rd party vendors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with colleagues across different functional groups and locations
  • Self-driven
  • Highly flexible, champion of change
  • Ability to learn quickly and share knowledge
  • Willingness to give and take directions while operating in a fast paced environment
  • Actively fosters an environment that encourages employee engagement, teamwork, and communication


  • Configuration of networking devices, bringing up new services, devices and connectivity.
  • Helping to determine bandwidth needs for new implementation projects as well as existing services.
  • Vlan Management
  • Ip Address Management
  • Working with our monitoring team to create alarming, monitoring, dashboards
  • Working collaboratively with outside vendors and other employees on break fix
  • Assisting with Packet Capture Analysis as need
  • Cisco Operating System management by device ensuring each device has proper OS.
  • Network Security
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Multicast Management

About Group One:

Group One is a specialist and market maker across every US equity option exchange group (CBOE, NYSE, Nasdaq, MIAX, BOX). With almost 30 years since our founding, Group One has grown into one of the largest, privately held options trading firms in the United States. We maintain a floor presence in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia and we have specialist posts in New York and Chicago. Our traders provide competitive liquidity across a broad range of securities by managing portfolios of several hundred issues and simultaneously streaming quotes across multiple exchanges. Our systems team provides the infrastructure for our electronic trading the lifeblood of our business.

We offer competitive compensation including a performance-based bonus and comprehensive benefits, paid vacation, fresh fruit and snacks daily, casual dress environment, social events, and more!

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