Trading Systems Specialist

Trading Systems Specialist

A leading quantitative trading firm in the City is looking to hire a Trading Systems Specialist to join their  highly talented technical team of eight. This is a highly critical role which will have the Trading Systems Specialist getting involved in a variety of mission critical tasks simultaneously.

The role will involve carrying out maintenance of complex distributed trading systems and solving problems as and when they arise.  You will also be working closely with Portfolio Managers in order to understand their requirements to make changes to the trading systems as well as performing pre-market checks and post-market analysis for the business.

On a typical day, it is likely that you will collaborate with various teams within the business which will range from compliance and risk management in order to ensure there is stable functioning of the trading system. This is a mission critical role within a live production environment, therefore attention to detail is very important!

In order to be considered for the role of the Trading Systems Specialist – (SQL, Perl, Linux, the following is necessary:

  • Good technical grounding in Perl scripting, Linux command line, SQL language
  • Exposure to Equity, Futures, FX, Bloomberg, Reuters is highly beneficial.
  • Understanding trade flow systems and working in a mission critical environment will be a great asset
  • Educated to at least BSc level otherwise having at least 5 years of commercial experience within a financial setting.

This is an immediate hire as the team is expanding and workload has increased, so interviews will happen ASAP. You will have exposure to some of the best technologists within the industry as well as a lot of time to get involved in project work if you wish. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please do get in touch IMMEDIATELY.