Trading Technology Specialist (FIX)

Trading Technology Specialist (FIX) - Finance - London

Roles and Responsibilities

  • First, second- & third-line support for low latency trading platforms.
  • Part of a team that will help architect the growth of our client’s high availability, low-latency trading platforms and exchange connectivity network across multiple global regions.
  • Client, Exchange & ISV relationship management.
  • Contribute to the resolution of issues and projects.
  • Co-ordinate and carry out systems and user testing, including preparation of test plans where necessary (UNIX/Linux)
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and exchange changes that affects environment.
  • Complying with internal processes.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to run with multiple tasks concurrently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize as required.
  • Experience with supporting low latency / high throughput / high availability / distributed trading platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong functional knowledge of Equities.
  • Previous experience working with Exchange Native Protocols

Specific Technical Skills

  • Scripting (Perl, Bash)
  • 4+ Years FIX protocol Experience (Primarily 4.2, ability to understand raw without aid of GUI)
  • Good working knowledge of UNIX/Linux (RedHat ES Preferable)
  • TCP Networking/Routing and ability to debug issues with the aid of tools such as tcpdump

This is a great opportunity to work with a leading financial technology company. If you are looking for a new challenge working within a fast-paced environment leading a medium sized team. Then please apply now. For immediate enquiries please contact Jake Browne at Harrington Starr. jake.browne@harringtonstarr.com +44 (0)20 3587 7007