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Proprietary trading firm that adds value to capita
Trade Desk Operations Engineer
Proprietary trading firm that adds value to capital markets by providing liquidity through automated trading technology isseeking a Trade Desk Operations Engineer. The qualified candidate will be supporting U.S. trading hours.
Perform daily procedures relevant to the trading system for equity and futures markets.
Monitor and evaluate system status continuously to ensure smooth operations.
Monitor and spot-check trades and displayed system values in real time.
Step in and manage the trading system when limited staffing requires it.
Deal with trading exceptions, such as unacknowledged orders or broken trades.
Facilitate change management and ensure that new software and hardware function as intended.
Identify and respond to system incidents, perform troubleshooting procedures, and escalate as necessary.
Participate in follow-on investigation for root cause analysis of identified issues.
Adjust for and respond to Corporate Action related events.
Work with colleagues to identify and develop opportunities to enhance and improve trading system procedures.
Add, maintain, and ensure integrity of trading system parameterization data.
Enhance and further automate existing processes by writing scripts with accompanying reports.
Create and maintain documentation of trading-related procedures.
Bachelors degree in a quantitative or technical discipline.
At least 2 years relevant work experience.
Knowledge of markets and trading.
Proficient with UNIX/Linux and Windows.
Demonstrated experience with Perl, Python, or Ruby scripting and SQL preferred.
Detail-oriented and well-organized.
Able to multi-task and work under pressure.
Able to exercise sound judgment when solving or escalating problems.
Able to work independently.
Series 7 or 57 preferred