Next Step Systems
Technical Operations Engineer, Trading Industry Experience Required, Chicago, IL
A proprietary trading firm with locations in Chicago, London, & New York City, is seeking a talented and self-motivated Technical Operations Engineer to join a growing technology team in Chicago. The successful candidate will bring a passion for all things systems-related, from hardware and networking to software build, deployment, automation and tooling. The position is part of a globally distributed team responsible for supporting 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 in 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 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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