JOB DESCRIPTION

Technical Facilities Engineer
Location:Philadelphia Area

Overview

SIG has a job opportunity available on our Building Operations team. This team is directly responsible for the design, build-out, maintenance and support of the firm’s critical infrastructure, including trading facilities, data centers and co-location facilities located across the globe.  SIG’s data centers span approximately 8,000 – 15,000 square feet across each location.

           

Our Engineers liaise with members of our Information Technology teams, outside Engineering firms and various equipment vendors in the selection and evaluation of mission critical infrastructure that will be utilized across the firm, and to assess power, cooling, space and structural requirements to design solutions that meet the needs of our business.  Their function is broad and multi-disciplinary, offering them the opportunity to leverage their technical expertise and creativity to design solutions that will not only meet the needs of the business today but that will be scalable to its evolving needs.

 

If you join our team, you will:

  • Participate in the design, build-out, maintenance, and evolution of critical infrastructure throughout the firm’s global footprint
  • Support the expansion of the firm’s office space, trading facilities, and data centers
  • Partner with IT to ascertain equipment requirements; analyze specifications to evaluate equipment and design solutions to address those needs
  • Collaborate with third party vendors to ensure product design will meet project specifications
  • Gain broad exposure to all facets of data center management, including, but not limited to, power and cooling units, power strip design, installation and support, cabinet set up and equipment installation, heat pump installation, maintenance of several hundred ton chillers, and installation of CRAC units.
  • Leverage your knowledge of and interest in technology to ensure infrastructure designs will fully address technical needs

Who We Are
SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. We commit our own capital to trade financial products around the world. Building virtually all of our own trading technology from scratch, we are leaders and innovators in high performance, low latency trading. We value decision making and asking questions, and we pride ourselves on the fact that working at SIG is more than just a job.


What we're looking for
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering required
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a related role required
  • Knowledge of Information Technology, including an understanding of computers, servers, networking and related equipment required
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills that facilitate teamwork and interaction with colleagues and internal clients

 

SIG is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SIG via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of SIG, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SIG.

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