Our Client seeks a talented individual who can play a key role in the day-to-day operations of our high-frequency proprietary trading systems. You must be able to understand the intricacies of a complex production trading environment, to quickly determine the source of problems, and to resolve issues promptly. Your responsibilities will include but not necessarily be limited to the following:
Managing day-to-day operations for a high-frequency financial trading system.
Providing technical/operational support for daily trading operations: “First Point of Contact”.
Performing systems development and maintenance to support new trading initiatives and to improve existing processes.
Performing complex systems analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting.
Managing large amounts of financial data: organizing of data; ensuring integrity of data; monitoring data collection; developing tools in conjunction with quantitative research team to make best use of data.
Managing hardware, storage, and systems software (e.g. OS, database, TIB/RV).
BS, MS, or PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science or other technical field.
Previous experience in software engineering and/or operational support.
Previous experience in working with and managing massive data sets is highly desirable.
Previous experience in system administration and hardware management.
High level of expertise in systems programming on UNIX, Linux, Windows, and database systems (Oracle, Sybase - SQL).
High level of expertise in a variety of scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Awk, Bash).
Familiarity with C/C++ and Java is a plus.
Keen interest and aptitude for both mathematics and finance is required.
Familiarity with automated trading systems and equity market industry is preferred but not required.
Ability to take on a high level of responsibility and accountability.
Ability to work independently in a high-pressure, time-critical environment.
Ability to work well with developers, quantitative scientists, and other non-engineering personnel.
Ability to multi-task effectively.
Extremely well organized and detailed orientated.
Strong organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written
Amadan Recruitment - 19 months ago