Desktop System Engineer Tech Driven Trading

Desktop System Engineer Tech Driven Trading

Up to £70,000 + benefits

Quant Capital is urgently looking for an Infrastructure Support Engineer to join our high profile client.

Our client is a $3 billion Quant Trading firm with performance figures of 23%. They trade a number of products across Options in both high and low frequency strategies. They use a combination of proprietary data, superior technology, and aggressive execution to achieve their trading objectives.

Desktop support engineers focus on providing technical support for users of an automated and manual trading environments, consisting of a combination of in-house and third-party applications. To this end, you will work closely with colleagues in the Linux, Windows, Cybersecurity and Network administration groups to monitor a vast array of systems and troubleshoot problems in real-time.

The firm has a mixed Windows and Linux environment spread across a physical and virtual computing landscape over three continents. Desktop support engineers play a crucial role in ensuring that they can meet their core business goals 24 hours a day, six days a week.

I am looking for someone who has played with computers or technology since childhood, not necessarily programming but an interest in hardware.

Infrastructure / Desktop Engineers MUST have:

  • Solid foundation in computer science and networking principles.
  • Technical strength in networking, programming, or system administration.
  • Knowledge and training in Windows Desktop/Server Operating Systems and best practices in a production environment.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy and other common Windows administration sub-systems.
  • Efficiently diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve technical issues at desktop, server and network level.
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Powershell
  • Ability to analyse and deconstruct technical problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Passionate about technology
  • Highly motivated, self-starter who is eager to grow within our organization
  • Ability to manage projects independently

This role requires a candidate who can sort problems gently without any downtime. This is a high demand environment where time delay causes profit loss. I need to see someone who can demonstrate the flexibility and drive to work in the environment. The ideal candidate must have solid technical experience around the Windows family of products, including core aspects of troubleshooting, scripting, performance, monitoring, and general administration. This includes all core components and Active

My client pays a yearly bonus that is a considerable addition,


I am interested to see your drive as this role will no doubt be popular.

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