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Network Automation Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website Trading Technologies

Futures Trading Platform

We are seeking a highly motivated Network Automation Engineer to join our talented team. Our Network Engineering team is responsible for the design, deployment, maintenance and support of our global network, utilizing the latest telecommunications and networking technologies available, to deliver the best possible end-user experience to TT’s customers.


Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain, improve and grow the automation function in the TT network to minimize the work required to deploy and validate changes, and fix issues as they happen
  • Lead the network team to develop automation solutions and mentor others to build, run and maintain our tools
  • Participate in scheduled and spur of moment meetings to review progress on projects and to discuss solutions
  • Prioritize many projects based on feedback from peers and company goals
  • As part of this role you will perform backup support functions for the network team and as such will need to occasionally be able to monitor and troubleshoot a high performance global network, and deploy configuration changes through automation.  
  • Perform routine audit work in various areas of the network – automated of course
  • Taking responsibility for the overall health of the network
  • Participate in on-call rotation


Skills Knowledge and Expertise
  • Developer mindset.  Experience with using Git, following and creating coding standards,  and creating test cases
  • Strong experience with Python, Ansible, Jinja, Rest API’s
  • Experience with Django / Netbox and CMDB source of truth concepts
  • Proficient networking skills, e.g. OSPF, BGP, MPLS and Multicast
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco and Arista Switches, and Juniper Routers and Firewalls in a global network
  • Comfort working in Linux based environment 
  • Financial market connectivity experience is a plus


  • Competitive benefits, including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) and pre-tax transit/parking 
  • Flexible work schedules – with some remote work
  • 22 PTO (paid time off) days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents) and backup child care as well as tutoring services
  • Tech resources, including, a “rent-to-own” program where employees are eligible for a company-provided Mac/PC laptop and/or mobile phone of your choice; and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, office equipment, etc.
  • Stipend and subsidy contributions toward personally-owned cell phones and laptops, gym memberships and health/wellness initiatives (including discounted healthcare premiums, healthy meal delivery programs or smoking cessation)
  • Casual dress code and inspiring, motivating office environment
  • Forward-thinking, culture-based organization with collaborative teams that promote diversity and inclusion through efforts such as TT Women in Tech and a committee dedicated to making TT a great place to work for everyone
  • Office is conveniently located close to various public transportation 
Company Overview:
Trading Technologies (TT) creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.
Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program.

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