Trade Desk Analyst
Jump Trading, LLC - Chicago, IL

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Job Descriptions:
Jump Trading is a globally-positioned, proprietary trading firm that remains on the cutting edge of algorithmic trading. We are a privately funded company and do not rely on outside investors or private equity. With offices in Chicago, London and Singapore, we trade across all major asset classes in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Because of our ongoing commitment to technology and human capital we have become an industry leader, quietly setting the standard for sophisticated trading strategies.

Our managing partners are passionate about supporting the exploration of new strategies and concepts throughout the company. They not only encourage new ideas, they expect them. We are more than 300 people with an incredibly diverse set of backgrounds, but collectively we share in our commitment to innovation and Jump's continued success which has recently expanded operations in the UK and Singapore.

At Jump, potential candidates will find a group of people committed to intellectual rigor, strong teamwork, and the pursuit of great discoveries. We recognize that to remain successful, it is imperative that we continue to hire and retain exceptional talent. We offer exceptional compensation and benefits packages.

This position has primary responsibility for monitoring and supporting of trading system applications and exchanges. Responsibilities include issue resolution, tracking and status. The individual in this role will solve complex problems that require both technical and business understanding. The candidate will work with traders, back-office, exchanges, and developers to investigate and solve system issues and participate in business analysis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitor trading systems and exchange/venues

Research latent orders and liaise with trading exchanges and venues

Reconcile trades and position breaks

Identify, troubleshoot and respond to emergency situations impacting traders and/or exchanges

Collaborate with Risk Management and Technical Services for production support

Interact directly with traders to troubleshoot problems

Participate in application release deployments

Participate in change control procedures for rollout from development to production

Cooperate with System Administrators to assist with forecasting system utilization

Author process and procedure documentation

Exhibit solid organizational skills

Participate in and lead projects

Conduct deep dive analysis to determine root cause of technical issues

Provide second level support and mentor other trade desk analysts

Provide leadership and communicate effectively across multiple teams and departments

Required Experience:
Demonstrated audit, problem solving and analytical skills

Familiar with trading process including back office systems, front-end clearing systems and order entry systems

Experience working with order entry systems and policies and procedures of various exchanges.

Previous experience with TCP/IP networking in a Linux or Unix environment

Experience administering proprietary applications in a Linux / Windows environment

Experience supporting proprietary developed applications

Previous scripting experience with Python required

Experience with IT or application support working in financial services or electronic trading environment.

Ability to work independently

Knowledge of financial terminology

Excellent verbal and written skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer service orientation

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems or equivalent

Keyword: Trade Desk Analyst
From: Jump Trading, LLC

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