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Trading Systems Support Analyst

Job Title: Trading Systems Support Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York,United States
Industry:
Salary: $150,000+
REF: 30000587
Contact Name: Tom Langley
Contact Email: Tom.Langley@palmmason.com
Job Published: over 1 year ago

job description

Trading Systems Support Analyst / High Frequency Trading Firm / NY / Full Time

Our client, an established high-frequency trading firm, is looking for a Trading System Support Analyst to provide support for one of their trading teams in the New York office. Our client trades many different strategies via an extremely high-performance network that processes a large amount of financial information in real time.

Role:
• Managing the widely-deployed Order Management System (OMS) and market data delivery systems, involving every major electronic exchange and asset class.
• Working closely with traders to understand their needs
• Solving problems by providing level one and level two support for 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 systems
• Serving as the primary technical contact for Core Engineering and Systems support
• Providing periodic after-hours coverage

Required:
• At least 3 years of experience in the finance industry
• Strong scripting skills in Perl, Python, and Bash or shell
• Knowledge of Linux
• Knowledge of SQL and use of databases
• A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field

Benefits
• Competitive salary
• Performance-based bonuses
• 401(k) with company matching
• Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
• Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
• Free gym membership