Technical Operations Specialist

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2109

Job Description

[c. £120-160k Comp Package, Hybrid Working - 3 days in office]

A premier trading firm, renowned for its integration of sophisticated technology and exceptional talent to master the complexities of global markets, is in search of a Technical Operations Engineer/Specialist for its Global Delta One desk located in the heart of London. This pivotal position stands at the crossroads of cutting-edge financial technology and high-stakes trading, offering an unparalleled opportunity to influence the firm's strategic direction and operational efficiency. With a culture rooted in autonomy, innovation, and a proactive approach to market opportunities, the firm operates with its own capital across a diverse range of asset classes and strategies, including real estate, venture capital, and cryptoassets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Expertly manage system and workflow enhancements to optimise trading operations
  • Address and resolve complex issues with internal and external parties, including exchanges and counterparties
  • Collaborate with technical teams for robust support and continuous workflow improvement
  • Ensure accurate trade lifecycle processing and efficient transactions
  • Support traders by enhancing execution workflows and contributing to strategy optimisation
  • Master the firm’s trade capture and inventory management systems, providing critical desk support

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in a high-frequency trading firm or similar, with a focus on European equities and ancillary products
  • Proven interaction with front office and senior management in a trading environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field, economics, or finance, with strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Python skills (3+ years); and experience in Linux environments
  • Strong working knowledge of FIX Protocol
  • Knowledge of TCP, multicast, and database technologies, including SQL querying
  • Ability to independently navigate technical challenges, synthesising solutions and communicating effectively

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