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      Trading Systems Ops Engineer

      New York, NY

      $200,000-$2250,000 (USD)

      Permanent

      Overview

      A global investment management firm is seeking an outstanding technical operations specialist to join an elite trading systems ops group. The engineer will join a global team that provides real-time support for the firm’s proprietary trading systems and related trading infrastructure, supporting a number of the firm’s well-established systematic and fundamental strategies.

      The role covers a wide range of responsibilities, including discovery and troubleshooting of production issues, development of front-office reports, communication with counterparties, deployment of new trading strategies and features, design and documentation of operational procedures, software infrastructure development and maintenance, and coordination with other IT groups around releases and upgrades. The position involves close interaction with developers, quants, and traders, as well as coordination with remote support staff.

       

      Skills, Knowledge

      • The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a UNIX environment and will be proficient in UNIX shell scripting and Python.
      • This individual will possess keen software debugging abilities, excellent communication skills, careful attention to detail, a knack for prioritization, and the drive to identify the source of problems and pursue them to resolution.
      • Prior experience in a tech ops, dev ops, or site reliability engineer role and a degree in computer science or a related engineering discipline are preferred but not required. A basic understanding of probability and statistics is also beneficial.

       

      Company Benefits

      The firm’s compensation and benefits package includes substantial variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, guaranteed in the first year of hire, a sign-on bonus, a relocation bonus, and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, 401k contribution matching, wellness reimbursement, family building benefits, and a charitable gift match program.

      Posted by

      Manuel Fedriani

      Quantitative Finance Recruiter

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