Technical Operations Analyst
A rapidly growing proprietary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London, and New York City is seeking to add a Technical Operations Analyst. The successful Technical Operations Analyst for this position will working closely with Engineers, Traders and Quantitative Developers to maintain, enhance, support and monitor all aspects of the trading infrastructure. You must be highly self-motivated, excel at multitasking and comfortable working in a demanding, state of the art trading environment. This position will be located in the Chicago office.
-Enhance, support and monitor all aspects of the trading infrastructure.
-Identify and facilitate the resolution of complex technical issues, spanning from the trading desk, internal and exchange infrastructure and back-office.
-Own technical issues when they arise, either seeing them through to completion or handing off to the proper escalation/support path.
-Build and enhance operational dashboard, comprising of all critical and non-critical path datasets; effectively interpret existing data and create new metadata to identify inefficiencies of the entire trading lifecycle.
-Build and maintain scripted toolset to enhance areas of data analytics, application configuration/deployment, data consolidation and all other areas that could exploit automation where not already implemented.
-Manage and enhance change management system for software and infrastructure deployments.
-Coordinate across three geographic regions that include Asia, Europe, and the United States.
-Exceptional communication skills.
-Self-motivated individual with a passion for solving complex problems.
-Proficient in Linux/UNIX.
-Financial domain knowledge is nice to have but not required.
-Knowledgeable in an object-oriented scripting language.
-An understanding of TCP/IP and multicast.
-Familiar with SQL or similar relational database systems.
-Bachelor’s Degree for a 4-year University.
-Degree Computer Science, Electrical Engineer or related field.
-Strong GPA (3.0 or higher).
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