Equities Tech Ops Engineer
Our client is one of the finest tech-driven hedge funds on the planet, only the very best succeed here. They seek a Technical Operations Engineer to join their Equities Trading operation. This group is an established profit centre for the firm with a 20-plus-year track record - the successful candidate will join a team that provides support for the real-time trading system; manages and improves operational infrastructure; and triages front office technical issues.
The role covers a wide range of responsibilities, including software infrastructure development and maintenance; troubleshooting of production issues; development of front office reports; communication with counter-parties; design and documentation of operational procedures; and coordination with other IT groups around releases and upgrades. The position involves heavy interaction with developers, quants, and traders, as well as coordination with remote support staff.
Technical Skills and Experience
- 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 prioritisation, and the drive to identify the source of problems and pursue them to resolution.
- Prior experience in a DevOps or SRE role and a degree in computer science (or an engineering discipline) are preferred but not required. A basic understanding of probability and statistics is also beneficial.
To apply for this role, either contact Paddy at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill in the form below and he will receive your application.
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