Technical Operations Engineer - Need Trading Industry Experience


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Technical Operations Engineer - Need Trading Industry Experience





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IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Technical Operations Engineer - Need Trading Industry Experience, London, UK

A proprietary trading with three offices in Chicago, London, & New York City, is seeking talented and self-motivated Technical Operations Specialist to join a growing technology team in Chicago.  The successful candidate will bring a passion for all things systems-related, from hardware and networking through to software build, deployment, automation and tooling.  The position is part of a globally distributed team responsible for supporting our low-latency electronic trading systems and will include interactions with all functional areas within the firm.  Company culture emphasizes teamwork and focuses on continuous integration and test-driven development.
- BA degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science or similar technical field preferred.
- Strong understanding of Linux.
- Experience building process management and monitoring toolkits leveraging scripting languages (python preferred).
- Experience working with development to improve the operational stability and functionality of existing and new trading systems.
- Experience of configuring and managing low-latency, high-availability trading systems, working closely alongside developers, quants and traders.
- Experience coordinating, planning, and executing firm-wide changes within a with a global change management framework.
- Ability to triage, prioritize and troubleshoot complex network and systems issues, ranging from low-level hardware to in-house software applications.
- Understanding of networking concepts such as DNS, HTTP, TCP, UDP, etc.
- Can demonstrate a high level of initiative and the ability to quickly build trust with trading and technology.
- Exceptional communication and collaboration skills.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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