Equities Tech Ops Engineer

United Kingdom, London, United States, New York City, NY
Job ID: 1227

Job Description

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.

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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 paddy.leonard@techfellow.co.uk, or fill in the form below and he will receive your application.

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