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(Archived) Low-Latency DevOps Engineer

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Low-Latency DevOps Engineer

Chicago, Hybrid

This hybrid role requires a candidate local to the Chicagoland area.

This opportunity requires candidate to have financial services industry experience.

Must be US Citizen or Green Card. Must be COVID-19 vaccinated. No relocation. No sponsorship.

About The Role:

Are you passionate about solving challenging and complex problems? As a DevOps Engineer, you will join an experienced team focused on expanding and supporting our low-latency trading system. This person will be responsible for implementinghigh-quality solutions that support our real-time trading infrastructure.The ideal candidate has a collaborative mindset, solid operational and technical experience, and a forward-thinking approach to design and implementation. In addition, we are looking for someone with exceptional communication skills, knowledge of the latest industry trends, and an ability to find innovative solutions to problems.

What Youll Do:

  • The ideal candidate has a strong sense of urgency and communication skills across all disciplines.
  • Develop critical knowledge to become a subject matter expert (SME) for all internal trading applications.
  • Work with Traders to develop their mastery of our desktop trading applications and updates to the software.
  • Support all proprietary trading applications, work through the change release process and deployment, troubleshoot and escalate to the DevOps and Development team when necessary.
  • Work with Traders to quickly troubleshoot any issues that may arise.
  • Lead the troubleshooting of desktop and server trading applications during your shift; review log files to find application issues.
  • Continually manage and tune monitoring tools to prioritize alerts.
  • Develop scripts to automate basic tasks as needed.

What Were Looking For:

  • At least 5+ years of experience supporting applications for electronic trading systems required.
  • Prior experience supporting critical, high-performance applications, process monitoring, and troubleshooting required.
  • Strong Linux and Windows experience required.
  • Prior scripting experience with Python, Perl, or Bash required.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills across all levels of the organization.
  • Self-starter with a continuous desire to improve current technology, operations, and support functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to pick up and understand processes, concepts, and technology quickly.
  • Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines and take ownership of projects.
  • Natural curiosity and desire to understand the "why" of a problem and how potential solutions impact the big picture.

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Qualifications:

What Were Looking For:

  • At least 5+ years of experience supporting applications for electronic trading systems required.
  • Prior experience supporting critical, high-performance applications, process monitoring, and troubleshooting required.
  • Strong Linux and Windows experience required.
  • Prior scripting experience with Python, Perl, or Bash required.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills across all levels of the organization.
  • Self-starter with a continuous desire to improve current technology, operations, and support functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to pick up and understand processes, concepts, and technology quickly.
  • Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines and take ownership of projects.
  • Natural curiosity and desire to understand the "why" of a problem and how potential solutions impact the big picture.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Well established global principal trading firm. Great opportunity and growth potential.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 120000

Salary Max : 140000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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