High Frequency Performance Operations Specialist
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We seek a bright and talented performance operations specialist to join our growing High Frequency Trading Technology team in London. In this role, you will design and implement performance instrumentation and reporting, quality assurance, change management, and other operational processes to deliver improvements to Two Sigma’s trading systems while maximizing uptime. In addition to supervising the quality assurance process to ensure that our systems are performing correctly, you will identify and write requirements and specifications for tools to be used to achieve operational excellence. Other responsibilities will include: monitoring the health of the production trading system; diagnosing and fixing issues with intraday transactions, post-trade reconciliation, and the clearing process; and configuring and deploying changes to the trading system, including new features, fixes, and experiments.
A bachelor’s degree in computer science or an engineering discipline with Java and/or scripting language programming skills is required. Ideal candidates will have at least 2-5 years of professional work experience in a Linux/Unix environment, using various programming languages (Perl, Python, WinRunner, Java). Demonstrated experience working with automated testing infrastructure and procedures for distributed and real-time systems is highly desirable. Successful candidates will have outstanding analytical and organization skills, a team spirit, and an insatiable appetite for verifying software correctness and optimizing performance operations.