Site Reliability Engineer

| Toronto, ON, CAN | Hybrid
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Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than 15 years, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multi-billion-dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future. 


Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and the submarine service. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.


As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), you will work at the intersection of production operations and software development as you improve, manage, and monitor production-critical infrastructure and data pipelines. At Voleon, many SREs serve together on a Production Operations team tasked with improving shared production infrastructure. Others are embedded with teams of software engineers to improve specific production systems owned by those teams. Voleon SREs work on important real-world problems and collaborate with passionate and talented colleagues in an empowering, results-driven environment. This role is a way to make a real difference: your contributions will make our critical systems more reliable, lower operational risk, and increase the efficiency of our engineering effort.

Responsibilities

  • Improve fault-tolerance and maintainability of code in proprietary data pipelines and trading systems
  • Diagnose and fix bugs in code
  • Lead complex deployments
  • Automate manual workflows
  • Track and prioritize outstanding production-related issues
  • Share an on-call rotation responding to incidents to ensure the continuous operation of production-critical systems

Requirements

  • Fluency in the software development process
  • Experience with coding and debugging Python
  • Experience with Linux
  • Familiarity with Relational Databases & SQL
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills and a persistent drive for making things work (better)
  • Strong growth mindset and a passion for learning
  • 2 years of relevant industry experience
  • An undergraduate degree or comparable training in a quantitative field, or equivalent, relevant industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with best practices concerning code maintainability, documentation, quality assurance, continuous integration and deployment
  • Experience supporting production systems
  • Experience with Pandas or other tabular data tools
  • Experience with system administration, storage technologies, or cluster computing

“Friends of Voleon” Candidate Referral Program

If you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


Vaccination Requirement

The Voleon Group has implemented a policy requiring all employees who will be entering our worksite, including new hires, to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine. This policy also applies to remote employees, as such employees will be asked to visit our offices from time to time. To the extent permitted by applicable law, proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. This policy is part of Voleon’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and community, and to support public health efforts.

More Information on The Voleon Group
The Voleon Group operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Berkeley, CA. The Voleon Group was founded in 2007. It has 169 total employees. To see all 22 open jobs at The Voleon Group, click here.
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