The Voleon Group is hiring a

Senior Network Administrator

Berkeley, United States
Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance.  For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion 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 BMX racing. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.

In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.

As the Senior Network Administrator, you will design, deploy, and maintain IT infrastructure across all operational areas of the firm. You will be a senior member of the Systems team, which is flexible in supporting a growing, dynamic team of software, research, and systems engineers. This role is a means to make a difference: you will maintain the backbone of a rapidly growing technology enterprise.


  • Refine/Define topology of corporate and production network
  • Build out highly available and scalable network infrastructure
  • Utilize Automation/IAC tools to create reproducible and audited configurations.
  • Enhance network monitoring infrastructure 
  • Participate in an occasional on-call rotation


  • At least five years of professional networking experience with increasing responsibility and scope of work
  • Experience with enterprise switches (Juniper preferred)
  • Significant knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol.
  • Experience with network protocols such as VLANs, STP, OSPF, BGP, LAG, IPSec
  • Experience with high-performance network infrastructure to enable high-performance distributed storage solutions.
  • Understanding of network security
  • Ability to use automation tools for reproducible network configurations.
  • Eagerness to work with diverse teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with BSD based firewalls 
  • Experience with Linux OS 
  • Experience scripting with Python or other interpreted language
  • Experience with Cloud networking.

The base salary for this position is $170,000 to $205,000 in the location(s) of this posting. Individual salaries are determined through a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geography. Base salary does not include other forms of total compensation, such as bonus compensation and other benefits. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D insurance, 20 days of paid time off, 9 sick days, and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

“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 $15,000 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.
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