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Trading Systems Support Analyst
Ref No.: 14-00105
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 08/05/2014
A top tier trading firm seeks a Trading Systems Support Analyst to manage market data delivery systems involving every major electronic exchange and asset class. The firm successfully trades a number of different strategies in a variety of markets.

Responsibilities
  • Working closely with traders to understand their needs
  • Solving problems by providing level one and level two support for our production systems
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of the support system to enhance reliability and self-correction
  • Devising ways to architect and develop solutions
  • Monitoring and reporting on the status and health of our systems
  • Serving as the primary technical contact for brokers and exchanges
  • Providing periodic after-hours coverage
Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field
  • Experience in Finance Industry
  • Strong scripting skills in Perl, Python, and Bash or shell
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of SQL and use of databases
  • Strong Java background a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Multi-task in fast paced environment
  • The willingness to take on tasks both big and small
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English