Technology Operations Engineer

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Technology Operations Engineer. Our Operations Team is at the intersection of trading, development, and systems administration and plays an integral part of our firm’s success. The team manages the deployments, scheduling, monitoring, and troubleshooting for multiple trading strategies. We are seeking an individual to help us solve complex problems and improve our processes and tools. The ideal candidate is someone with a strong sense of ownership who can anticipate challenges. Must be open to working a rotating schedule between US and Asia shifts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the trading system and work to identify and resolve issues
  • Identify, diagnose, and troubleshoot complex problems to keep trading online
  • Work with Risk and Trading desks to understand and facilitate trading requirements
  • Manage daily changes and communicate status to the company
  • Automate software distribution and deployments for Linux and Windows applications to speed up our application deployments
  • Build new tools to manage our system and reduce effort and errors

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Financial industry experience is preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience using, managing, or developing on Linux systems
  • Fluent with Windows and Linux platforms
  • Proficient in a scripting language, preferably Python
  • Comfortable with distributed version control like Git, Mercurial, or Subversion
  • Familiar with configuration management systems like Salt, Puppet, or Chef
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools, such as Solarwinds, Nagios, Cacti, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated to identify and problem solve issues in a timely manner
Full time
Salary Range
$56,000.00 - 92,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Chicago, IL 60290, US