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Technical Operations Engineer
Ref No.: 15-00529
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Technical Operations Engineer

Technical Operations is a global team of IT professionals that works in conjunction with Data Operations and Client Services teams to deliver the highest quality service, data and systems integration possible to the client's user base of financial professionals.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated technical achievement working with Linux systems, relational databases and web technologies; the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and most importantly a commitment to exceptional team work and customer service. The role involves both supporting deployed production systems and participating in the design and development of enhancements. This is a place where initiative and creativity are encouraged and rewarded.
Member of an international team of IT professionals responsible for running the companies hosted ASP, a 24/7, mission-critical financial trading and risk management system.
  • Monitoring/troubleshooting large suite of automated processing for market and position data.
  • Monitoring overall system performance and reliability, including application/computation, database and communication layers.
  • Second-tier user support, assisting Trade Support desk.
  • Participate in design and development of software and processes to enhance the breadth, quality, performance and reliability of services offered to clients.
  • Collaborate with DBA, Unix Systems Administrators and development teams to further the goals of high quality and reliability of the ASP system.
Position Requirements
  • Strong Unix/Linux, especially command-line and shell scripting
  • DB experience - solid SQL a must, some knowledge of NoSQL a plus.
  • Perl scripting our workhorse language, the more experience the better.
  • Experience with other web technologies, scripting languages, or monitoring tools (e.g. JavaScript, HTML, Apache, Tomcat, Python, Nagios, Zenoss).
  • Outstanding communication, client interaction, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Financial Industry experience preferred.
About The Company
The Company is a leading provider of real-time investment management solutions worldwide. Its flagship product, the Trading System, is a cross-asset trading, portfolio, and risk management solution available as a cloud-based, hosted solution or an enterprise application. Developed for alternative investment companies of all sizes, This Company serves thousands of users worldwide with its unique combination of proven enterprise functionality, comprehensive data management and business process automation.A
career path here represents one of the most comprehensive opportunities to be on the front lines of the complexities and nuances of the global financial markets. Employees work and collaborate with some of the world's most elite financial institutions and utilize leading-edge technologies to solve complex business challenges.