Technical Project Manager High Frequency Trading

Technical Project Manager High Frequency Trading

Quant Capital is urgently looking for an Technical Project Manager to join our high profile client.

Our client is one of the largest Quant Investment managers globally, with around £20 billion under management. They are mainly quant based but have High frequency and systematic exposure. The role sits with the trading team on the bleeding edge of technology as well as execution.

The firm has a reputation for bright minds and interesting ideas for Alpha generation. Technology plays a serious part to their business in an operation that runs 24/7 globally. You will play a serious part in making the London office more efficient in its execution.

The Technical Project Manager will:


·Managing the scope of software-driven projects within Dev, Pre-Production, and Production teams

·Coordinating and controlling the execution of other support groups’ tasks during release activities

·Planning and coordinating activities for physical work in a data center (physical hardware and network installations) as well as application layer and general concepts for network/server configurations

·Providing services, where necessary, to help product and project teams manage and deploy releases into production

·Managing risks and resolving issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality

·Leading and coordinating the Go-Live activities including release reviews, pre-deployment meetings, and checklist reviews

·Acting as a liaison between all technology departments, understanding requirements, and influencing new standards and processes

·Participating in release, project, and program retrospectives as well as providing detail on inefficiencies, mistakes, successes, and proposed improvements

·Generating and maintaining accurate project documentation and project plans (MS Project/JIRA/Confluence)

·Engaging in internal and external meetings to gather project requirements and preparing detailed summaries to share with the engineering, operations, and trading teams

Project Managers MUST have:

§Degree in a Scientific or Quantitative field, including comp sci

§Experience of financial services

§Experience with project management

§Knowledge of Unix and Microsoft OS administration

§Experience with databases such as MySQL

§Familiarity with networking

§Knowledge of a scripting language (Shell or Python) a plus

§Knowledge of Colo design (a plus)

The environment is that of Facebook or Google, relaxed open with time to think and make the right decisions. The atmosphere is calm and relaxed with an open dress code. This is a role for techies, those who are motivated by the sharp end of technology and the possibility of making serious money doing something you are passionate about.

My client is based in London

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