Market Data Support Engineer

United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 1631

Job Description

We are looking for a strong candidate with financial markets technology experience to join our market-leading asset management client, to support their co-location based low latency environment in the European region. The successful candidate must be comfortable speaking directly with Portfolio Managers, Traders, IT groups, and external parties. Competency in market data and networking, with a focus on direct feeds, is a requirement.

Role Responsibilities:

  • The support of the low latency environment, including overseeing changes, monitoring, assisting with new builds, and working with trading groups, IT, and external vendors
  • Ensuring system stability, whilst successfully managing change
  • Monitoring the low latency environment, including enhancing and developing monitoring systems as required
  • Promote operational efficiency through driving automation, monitoring and, documentation

Technical Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to curate and maintain excellent working relationships with traders, other IT staff, and vendors
  • Knowledge of network protocols and operating systems in a low latency environment
  • Familiarity with trading venue market data feeds and protocols
  • Experience with maintaining market data feed-handlers
  • Coding or scripting knowledge/experience, able to develop toolsets to support the environment
  • The ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Contributing towards the team’s technical direction by driving new initiatives
  • Experience in infrastructure performance tuning
  • Familiarity with basic Reuters, Bloomberg, Exchange symbologies and data models
  • Any software development experience in C++
  • Any SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) experience

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