Trading Systems Performance Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2082

Job Description

[c. £150-225k Comp Package, Flexible Working Options]

We are seeking a talented Trading Systems Performance Engineer for our client, a leading trading firm. Your role: revolutionise real-time market interactions with ultra-low latency solutions, enhancing trade execution and liquidity access. Be at the forefront of infrastructure innovation in a pivotal position that drives industry-leading performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and tune global trading infrastructure
  • Conduct performance testing and time series analysis
  • Research exchange capabilities to identify optimisation opportunities
  • Plan and execute projects to improve speed, adaptability and maintainability
  • Formulate experiments measuring infrastructure impact
  • Automate and troubleshoot infrastructure components
  • Improve fill rates through system tuning
  • Investigate exchange latency characteristics
  • Effectively communicate technical requirements and results

Key Requirements:

  • 7+ years supporting advanced trading systems infrastructure
  • Extensive Linux administration and tuning expertise
  • Strong grasp of networking protocols like TCP/UDP
  • Deep knowledge of computer architecture and networks
  • Programming abilities in languages like Python
  • Familiarity with FPGA, wireless and microwave technologies


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