Trading Systems DevOps Engineer

United Kingdom, Europe
Permanent
Job ID: 1338

Job Description

Our client, a truly technology driven quantitative trading firm with offices over the world, is seeking a DevOps Engineer for their trading systems group in London. The role is split between project-oriented work and operations. Engineers work on projects to improve the trading infrastructure. The operational side of the role is based on a support rota, where engineers monitor system health, and work with trading desks and other technology groups to understand and react to issues as they arise during the trading day.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working with the Systems Developers to write code for the trading infrastructure
  • Create and improve the tools and systems for managing, monitoring, and configuring the infrastructure
  • Work with exchanges and brokers to onboard new venues and/or products
  • Improve the systems administration tools and practices
  • Extend and improve the documentation of our systems and procedures

Technical Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience in software development and/or systems administration
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Exposure to trading systems
  • Experience operating in a Unix environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Software engineering focused in a Linux environment
  • Functional programming abilities
  • Experience with/desire to work with the business/front office

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