Production Support Engineer Hedge Fund | Paragon Alpha

Production Support Engineer

Permanent

Technology

London

We are currently partnered with a leading systematic trading firm who are looking to hire a Production Support Engineer to join their team in London.

Recruitment Consultant

Herbie Pyke

herbie@paragonalpha.com

Responsibilities:

 

Your present skillset:

    • Your core objective will be to provide high-touch user support to the global team which trades across all the major EMEA and US markets.
    • Provide prompt user support for investigations & resolution of any system issues impacting front office trading flows.
    • Liaise with internal and external teams on a day-to-day basis to provide effective management of the trading infrastructure, resolving issues through to completion.
    • Support trading platforms on different OS environments – Windows & Linux (Manual trading application, Algorithmic trading platforms, Exchange/FIX connectivity system, and Risk systems).
    • Ensure all trading components are up and running before the start of each trading day and support the release management process ensuring stability of the production environment.
    • Provide maintenance and support of static databases and supporting processes.
    • Develop tools to continuously improve our ability to monitor the trading environment.
    • Evening/weekend support requirements (normally through remote access).

     

    If interested, apply directly or reach out to me at herbie@paragonalpha.com

      • Bash, Command Dos, Powershell or Python scripting experience is essential.
      • Knowledge of Equities, Futures, Commodities and FX asset classes is an advantage.
      • Excellent problem solving and highly effective business analytics capabilities required.
      • Must have a keen focus on ownership of issues and commitment to resolving them.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
      • Windows desktop and server administration experience is essential.
      • High level of Linux OS experience is essential.
      • Expert relational database skills (in order of preference: SQL Server, Postgres) are essential.
      • Experience of managing the expectations of Front Office traders and senior management is desirable.
      • Knowledge of Equities, Futures, Commodities and FX asset classes is an advantage.
      • Knowledge of market data feed handlers and execution feeds is an advantage.
      • Knowledge of market-making/liquidity provision and algorithmic trading is an advantage.
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