Windows System Administrator

Prague, Czech Republic

Amplitude Capital is a Swiss based CTA that since inception in London in 2004 has been focusing on the development of globally diversified fully systematic short-term trading programs, and more recently expanded into the medium-term and quant equity fields.   We currently manage about 1.5BN USD from sovereign wealth funds, public


Description


As a System Administrator, you will join an existing team devoted to administeringmaintainingmonitoringsupporting and improving a complex multi-site infrastructure, which comprising of production servers and end-user systems. The role requires initiative and a forward-thinking, positive, customer-oriented attitude.

You will be engaging with internal business users, researchers and software developers, across our office locations (London, Zug & Prague). The responsibilities outlined below, will be shared between other system administrators & team members.


Requirements


Responsibilities

Administering, maintaining, monitoring, supporting, documenting and improving:

  • Network architecture (incl. firewalls, switches, VPN tunnels, access policies)
  • Windows servers and workstations (desktops and thin-clients)
  • Virtualized environments (VMWare vSphere / Vmware Horizon)
  • Intranet web servers running on Linux (administration, maintenance)
  • Active Directory, group policies
  • Storage
  • Printers, scanners, (VoIP-)phones
  • Video-conferencing equipment
  • Shared services, such as email, Office 365, Slack, Confluence, Jira, GitLab
  • IT asset management & procurement
  • Security (RSA, 2FA, account management, anti-virus, regular surveillance)
  • Reliability (disaster recovery site, backups, failover)
  • Internet domain administration

Education


Qualification and Skills

5+ years of hands-on experience with:

  • Windows server / workstation administration, monitoring and performance tuning
  • Active Directory, group policies, default profiles
  • Virtualization / VDI / thin-clients
  • TCP/IP, UDP/multicast, network configuration, monitoring and performance tuning
  • Network architectures, routing technologies, firewalls, switches
  • Storage administration
  • IT asset management and procurement
  • Experience in MySQL administration is highly beneficial.
  • Experience in Linux administration and integration with Windows networks are highly beneficial
  • Experience with software configuration management systems; e.g. Puppet is highly beneficial
  • Experience with managing Cloud services such as Azure is highly beneficial

Background


Amplitude Capital is a Swiss based CTA that since inception in London in 2004 has been focusing on the development of globally diversified fully systematic short-term trading programs, and more recently expanded into the medium-term and quant equity fields.   We currently manage about 1.5BN USD from sovereign wealth funds, public pensions, and endowments, in four different programs: 2 futures based short-term CTA’s, Dynamic (closed) and Klassik, and since late 2015 Vivace, which is a fully systematic short term quantitative equity program. In October 2016, we launched our latest product, a lower fee medium-term trend following CTA called Adagio.   Amplitude currently employs 31 professionals, about half of them scientists, and concentrates all its efforts on in-house research and development. Our programs seek to provide an attractive absolute return, combined with a good level of downside protection for beta or beta-correlated strategies and a high degree of diversification within the CTA space.   We are honored to share the success of our strategies by winning a host of different awards in recent years: – European Hedge Fund Awards 2017 for Managed Futures CTA under $1bn – Investors Choice Award 2017 for Systematic Fund of 2016 – Euro Hedge Award 2017, Managed Futures >$500m – CTA Intelligence European Performance Awards 2017, Diversified CTA over $500m – HFM Award 2015, European Performance Awards – Euro Hedge Award 2014, Managed Futures >$500m – HFM Award 2013, European Performance Awards – Euro Hedge Award 2012, Managed Futures


How to Apply


Please submit up to date CV and a cover letter to careers@ampcap.com

Please quote the "HFM Jobs Board" in the subject line of your application



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