Production Systems Engineer, Electronic Trading

Location City of London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Research & Development
Job type: Vice President (VP)
Salary: £100000 to £160000
Contact name: James Drysdale

Contact email:
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

We are looking for someone to

  • Support the front office trading desks, identify and troubleshoot issues, and drive resolutions.

  • Perform start of day checkouts, monitor the Electronic Trading and Order/Execution management systems, and ensure business continuity.

  • Assist in the deployment, checkout, and QA testing of applications, and writing scripts

  • Automate everything, drive forward best operational practices, and increase the reliability of production systems

What you need

  • Service-oriented engineer with the ability to build and maintain relationships with both technology and investment teams (algo portfolio managers, traders, quants).

  • An analytical individual who pays close attention to detail, and capable of building consensus.

  • Takes complete ownership of problems, diving deep to determine solutions and resolution.

  • Experience in, and passionate about, Electronic/Algorithmic/high-frequency/Quant Trading.

Technical skills

  • Linux and Linux-based systems including but not limited to job scheduling, trouble-shooting processes, machine configurations.

  • Scripting in Perl, Python or similar

  • Some programming exposure with OO languages (C++/Java)

  • Relational databases such as Sybase, SQL or KDB

  • Strong experience working with OMS, EMS and high-performance trading systems

  • Good knowledge of Credit/Fixed income products and trading lifecycles

On offer

  • Base salary range: £100k-£160k

  • Annual bonus range: 100%-200%

  • Benefits package (medical, pension etc)

  • 30 days holiday

  • and more...