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Infrastructure Engineer (Network)


Optiver is a proprietary trading firm and leading global market maker. As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 50+ exchanges across the globe. Our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilizing force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates.

Since its establishment in 2012, our Shanghai office is a rapidly growing participant in the Chinese markets, trading exchange-listed futures, options and equities in China mainland. Our vision is to become the trusted partner in the development of Chinese financial markets. With the culture of a start-up but the backing of a 35-year-old trading firm, the Optiver Shanghai office is truly unique. Embodying the intersection of East-meets-West values, Optiver Shanghai is a true international experience. Everyone who joins us will help shape the future of our company and its global impact. Get ready: we are only just beginning.



Our infrastructure engineering team at Optiver is a multi-skilled group, working on some of the most interesting and complex systems and hardware projects you could imagine, delivering solutions encompassing Network, Linux and Microsoft platforms.

Everyone in our Infrastructure Team is responsible for support and troubleshooting of our collective technology stack. This cross-discipline approach ultimately gives our engineers a deeper understanding and appreciation of our business and technical operations.

We are currently looking for a talented infrastructure engineer with expertise in network to join us. Working in a fast-paced environment, you’ll be tasked with providing comprehensive design, implementation & support on LAN/WAN Data Communication networks. You’ll also get the chance to manage international projects from end-to-end, across multiple business units.



  • 3+years’ experience working as a Network Engineer
  • Detailed knowledge and extensive experience with LAN/WAN technologies, such as BGP, OSPF and Network Performance Management
  • You have a deep understanding of routing, switching and firewalls
  • Experience or an appreciation for low-latency data networks will be held in high regard
  • Excellent verbal, written and face-to-face communication skills and the ability to liaise with both technical and non-technical stakeholders alike
  • You are comfortable overseeing/controlling Unix systems, and have managed datacenters
  • You have experience in writing/using/debugging Python/Bash/Shell scripts



  • The chance to work alongside best-in-class professionals
  • Training, mentorship and personal development opportunities
  • Competitive compensation package, office breakfast, lunch, snacks etc.
  • Sponsored gym membership, sports and leisure activities, plus weekly in-house chair massages
  • Regular social events, clubs and Friday afternoon drinks



If you’re interested in taking your career to one of the most exciting trading floors in China mainland, apply now via our website: www.optiver.com. While we love how bilingual our teams are, be sure to submit your resume in English.

We will carefully review your application against our recruitment criteria. If we think you could be a good fit, you’ll hear from us sooner than you might expect!

For any other inquiries, please email: [email protected]