Trading Systems Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London, United States, New York, APAC, Singapore
Job ID: 1945

Job Description

[c. $200-350k Comp Package (or equivalent), Hybrid Working]

Dive into a unique opportunity with our global trading client, focused on tech-driven assets and strategies. As part of their application support team, you'll offer critical technical expertise, aiding both proprietary and third-party trading systems. Brace yourself for a role that promises impact, growth, and interaction with some of the smartest minds in the space!


  • Establish efficient processes for production support, software deployment, and proactive monitoring to minimise downtime and anticipate issues
  • Provide support for production systems across various asset classes and geographic locations, on a multi-platform environment (primarily Linux with some Windows)
  • Develop proprietary process automation and monitoring tools and use third-party technologies as needed
  • Troubleshoot production incidents and automate configuration and rollout procedures
  • Support market connectivity and work with exchanges on technical support issues
  • Collaborate with various teams globally and help end users and developers understand core systems
  • Build documentation and coordinate with other support teams to ensure consistent support in a 24x7 environment

Key Requirements:

  • Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to navigate complex issues
  • Experience supporting high performance applications and process monitoring
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol and other exchange protocols, and experience with script development and SQL
  • Experience supporting electronic trading systems (and the trading desk) on Linux and Windows platforms in a large-scale production environment
  • Flexibility in work schedule to ensure team coverage, including rotating on-call shifts
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree and self-motivation to continually improve production support function
  • (Desired) Familiarity with network communications, including multicast networking, and experience with Docker

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