• GBP100000 - GBP150000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Selby Jennings UK
  • 2019-04-15

Senior Trade Support Engineer

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: GBP100000 - GBP150000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full time

My client is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm who trade their own capital at their own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. With over 900 employees at their Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, they work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results.

You will be right at home if you:

  • Are a seasoned engineer with experience deploying and supporting infrastructure that host proprietary and third-party trading applications on both Windows and Linux platforms
  • Are someone who thrives in high-pressure situations while working alongside traders, developers and other engineering teams supporting production trading systems
  • Are tenacious in solving complex technical problems when others would have long ago waved a white flag
  • Are well versed with managing external trading partners, such as financial exchanges and clearing firms, to resolve technical problems
  • Have a knack for automation and scripting
  • Know your way around a network, including routing and switching basics, IP addressing, connectivity troubleshooting, and topologies
  • Are passionate about high quality work and relentlessly pursue continuous improvement
  • Are good with people, explaining complex problems in a non-"techie" way for others to understand, both in writing and verbally
  • Actively pursue personal and professional growth by learning new things

What you'll be working on:

  • Deploying and supporting Windows, Linux, and Mac OS
  • Deploying and supporting IOS and Android mobile devices
  • Maintaining the health and availability of a world class trading eco-system
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and other technical services teams to plan and deliver new trading technology and systems
  • Responding to support requests from our traders and software engineers
  • Advancing our automation and monitoring practices specific to our needs in that region of the world
  • Improving our support tools and processes
  • Leading many of the team's projects, such as data center system deployments and new trade on-boarding
  • Testing out new tech and exploring innovative ideas to enhance our employee's use of technology