TechOps Engineer for Electronic Trading

Quantitative Trading Firm #015

You’ll be responsible for managing new initiatives and ensuring a smooth trading day. You will be the first line of defense when the inevitable happens, and the subject matter expert on recent changes to the production trading platform.

Responsibilities include handling order flow from our trading desks, responding to external market alerts and outages, and interfacing with exchanges & other external parties to support trading.


§ Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (CS, Engineering, Physics, Math, etc.)

§ Strong working knowledge of Linux systems

§ Ability to identify areas for platform improvement in a complex technical environment

§ You can take difficult projects that involve coordination with multiple parties (internal and external), and bring them to fruition

§ Excellent communication & prioritization skills

§ Experience with a scripting language (Python, Perl, Bash)

§ You are skeptical by nature and have a high attention to detail

§ You respond well to working under high pressure scenarios

Beneficial skills / experience:

§ Strong understanding of on-exchange and off-exchange / OTC products

§ Working knowledge of FIX, OUCH, & other market-specific protocols

§ Extensive experience supporting electronic trading systems

§ Series 7/57 certification is a plus

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