Trading Systems Support Analyst

New York, NY

Post Date: 04/13/2017 Job ID: 8841 Category: Network/Systems

Our Client a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998 seeks a Core Engineering Support Analyst to provide support their production systems. This position will be on our Core Engineering team  in New York.

Responsibilities

As a Trading Systems Support Analyst, you will manage the widely-deployed OMS and market data delivery systems involving every major electronic exchange and asset class.  Your responsibilities will include:
  • Working closely with traders to understand their needs
  • Solving problems by providing level one and level two support for our production systems
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of the support system to enhance reliability and self-correction
  • Devising ways to architect and develop solutions
  • Monitoring and reporting on the status and health of our systems
  • Serving as the primary technical contact for brokers and exchanges as well as a liaison for internal teams
  • Providing periodic after-hours coverage

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in the finance industry along with:
  • A bachelor’ s degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field
  • Strong scripting skills in Perl, Python, and Bash or shell
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of SQL and use of databases
  • Strong background in Java (a plus)
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • The willingness to take on tasks both big and small
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English

Benefits

Our Client’ s offices and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. Our Client’ s   cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Signing and performance-based bonuses
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival

 
Linux, SQL, Python,

Evan Pollock


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