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
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
Jump Trading, LLC - 18 months ago
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