Technical Operations Analyst

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Chicago, IL

Industry: Information Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 320 days ago

  by    Gina Gomulka

Rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with four offices in Chicago, London, New York City, & Ottawa, seeks to add a Technical Operations Analyst to join its highly experienced engineering team. Successful applicants for the Technical Operations Analyst position will work closely with engineers, traders and quantitativedevelopers to maintain, enhance, support and monitor all aspects of the tradinginfrastructure. The Technical Operations Analyst must be highly self-motivated, excel at multitasking and comfortable working in a demanding, state of the art trading environment. This position will be located in the Chicago office. Candidate must be able to work either 3:00pm to 11:00pm or 4:00pm to 12:00am.

 

Responsibilities:

 

-Enhance, support and monitor all aspects of the tradinginfrastructure.

-Identify and facilitate the resolution of complex technical issues, spanning from the trading desk, internal and exchange infrastructure and back-office.

-Own technical issues when they arise, either seeing them through to completion or handing off to the proper escalation/support path.

-Build and enhance operational dashboard, comprising of all critical and non-critical path datasets; effectively interpret existing data and create new metadata to identify inefficiencies of the entire trading lifecycle.

-Build and maintain scripted toolset to enhance areas of data analytics, application configuration/deployment, data consolidation and all other areas that could exploit automation where not already implemented.

-Manage and enhance change management system for software and infrastructure deployments.

-Coordinate across three geographic regions that include Asia, Europe, and the United States.

 

Qualifications:

 

-Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university.

-Computer Science, Information Science or related technical field.

-Strong GPA (3.5 or higher).

-Exceptional communication skills.

-A self-motivated personality with a passion for solving complex problems.

-Proficient in Linux/UNIX.

-Financial domain knowledge.

-Proficient in an object-oriented scriptinglanguages such as Python or Ruby.

-An understanding of TCP/IP and multicast.

-Familiar with SQL or similar relational database system.

 

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Company Will Relocate Candidates!

 

No Corp-To-Corp Or Third Party Recruiters; W-2 Direct Hire Only.

$80K - $130K