Technical Operations Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Information Services

$80K - $130K
Posted on 12/06/17 by Gina Gomulka
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Information Services
$80K - $130K
Posted on 12/06/17 Gina Gomulka

Fantastic opportunity to join a growing and a successful proprietary trading firm with offices in London, Chicago, New York, Ottawa and Sydney.  We are currently looking for a talented and self-motivated Technical Operations Specialist to join a growing technology team that consists of a senior level, highly talented technology team setting the foundation for a rich learning environment.

 

The successful Technical Operations Engineer will be expected to play an important role supporting this growth, and 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.  Our culture emphasizes teamwork, and focuses on continuous integration and test-driven development.

 

Required Skills:

 

-The Technical Operations Engineer will have a strong understanding of Linux along with experience with Python or similar scriptinglanguage, including development of tooling and automation.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will be an effective communicator with a proactive attitude.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will be able to build strong relationships within a distributed team.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will have an analytical mind with the ability to learn new technology quickly.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will have prior experience of configuring and managing low-latency, high-availability trading systems, working closely alongside developers, quants and traders is a plus.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will have the ability to triage, prioritize and troubleshoot complex network and systems issues, ranging from low-level hardware to in-house software applications.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will be able to manage existing hardware/software footprint and assist with specification and procurement of new systems.

-The Technical Operations Engineer will have a good understanding of core networking concepts, including LAN/WAN protocols and data center architecture.

-Can demonstrate a high level of initiative and a track record of delivering projects.

-BA degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science or similar technical field is a plus.

-Experience of project management, especially involving managing external suppliers and vendors is a plus.

 

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Company Will Relocate Candidates!

 

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

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