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Market Data Team Lead

Market Data Team Lead

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

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  • Contact:

    Jake Browne

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Harrington Starr is working with a leading investment organisation who is currently looking for a talented and bright market data engineer to join their established team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a investment company that is looking to expand its team.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • First, second & third line support for the Customer’s Global market data platforms.
  • Part of a team that will help architect the growth of our clients’ high availability, market data platforms and exchange connectivity network across multiple global regions.
  • Client, Exchange & 3rd party relationship management.
  • Full ownership of issues and projects.
  • Co-ordinate and carry out systems and user testing, including preparation of test plans where necessary.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and exchange changes that affect environment.
  • Complying with internal processes.
  • Shift pattern covering 6.30am to 6pm
  • On-call

Key Performance Indicators

  • The successful delivery of tasks and projects on time
  • Customer service satisfaction
  • Ensuring system availability as per agreed SLA’s

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership and people skills
  • Low latency market data feed management (eg, Nyse Tech/Wombat/Vela, 
  • Very strong VELA Wombat Feed handler knowledge with extensive experience of handling EDCs
  • Knowledge of Linux (RedHat ES Preferable)
  • TCP/Multicast Networking/Routing and ability to debug issues with the aid of tools such as tcpdump
  • Scripting (Perl, Bash)
  • Previous experience working with Exchange Native Protocols (eg, UTP, ITCH, MITCH)
  • Experience with supporting low latency / high throughput / high availability / distributed market data platforms.

This is a great opportunity to work for an investment organisation. If you are looking for a new challenge working in a fast-paced environment, using the latest technologies then please apply now. For immediate inquiries please contact Jake Browne at Harrington Starr.