Trade Support Engineer HFT

Trade Support Engineer HFT

£100,000 + Bonus

Quant Capital is urgently looking for a Trade Support Engineer to join our high profile client.

Our client is a well known global High Frequency Trading firm. They value technology especially the opensource variety as well as scalability and robust performance (much like their track record).

This is a bleeding edge role as close as it gets to the market. You will participate in providing financial and operational support to the firm.

You should have a background in Linux and a decent level of Python development ideally with a focus in the scientific stack. You will work with highly motivated developers and infrastructure engineers in a collaborative environment to provide hands-on support to the trading team.

The role:
• Responsible for live maintenance and support of the firm’s trading and data infrastructure
• Provide first level support on Direct Market Access (DMA) feed handlers and Order Routing system (back-end) for Front Office desks
• Incident & Change management
• Handle trading system reference data change requests
• Manage project work and schedules and communicate progress and problems regularly
• Build and maintain tools and scripts central to the firm’s proprietary trading system
• Continually optimize trading application and operational infrastructure through automation

Trade Support Engineers MUST have:
• Recent Experience in a Prop Trading Firm or Algo Trading Fund
• Proficiency in Bash, Python and/or C++
• Strong knowledge of scripting, Linux and good network troubleshooting knowledge
• A self-motivated individual able to operate in a demanding and dynamic environment
• Knowledge of RDBMS Database
• Strong face-to-face and written communication skills
• High sense of urgency as a Trading Floor environment needs to be supported
• Experience with Windows

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.

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