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Production Engineer

  • Location: New York City, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-06371
  • Date: October 25, 2019
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Job Description - Production Engineer

As a member of the Production Engineering team with a focus on the platform you will be expected to have an in depth knowledge of our trading platform. You must have a passion for the details of both the architecture and the overall tradeplant we run. The primary goal for the role will be to assure reliable operation of the overall trading products used by our clients. In addition, you will be asked to work along side your peers to develop solutions that exceed our clients' expectation. You will be asked to uphold the security standards that are put in place to protect our clients. As with other roles in the group this role requires that documentation, monitoring and analysis are done at the highest levels.


  • Play a significant role iprn supporting overall trading environment
    • Troubleshooting trading issues with our trade desk support operation.
    • Work with software vendors and service providers to diagnose and solve production issues
  • Help manage and deliver operational projects in the space, including:

    • Complete onboarding projects including client onboarding and street-side FIX certifications.
    • Contribute to FIX API specifications and documentation
    • Increase the monitoring and automation of our environment
  • Perform release management activities in the production and UAT environment

    • Organize, coordinate, and perform binary deployments in the overall trade plant to meet client demands
    • Perform configuration changes to maintain the overall business with the trade desk support operation
    • Collaborate with the system administration group to coordinate and deliver infrastructure changes, i.e., managing firmware changes in relevance to the applications used in the environment

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable in electronic trading, equity, FX, and financial markets with understanding of trading lifecycles
  • Knowledge of ECNs, dark pools, and equity market structure (Spot FX markets is a plus)
  • Detail-oriented in carrying out projects and tasks
  • Communicate well, remain personable, and efficient in stressful trading situations
  • Can operate in a team situation and work well with others
  • Experience of scripting languages: python, bash, korn shell
  • Understanding of JVM based applications with experience in Java development
  • Experience of SQL language
  • Basic understanding of FIX as a messaging protocol in the electronic trading environment
  • Understanding of market data concepts: data feeds, stock exchanges, market data and messaging middleware/distribution.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors and/or Master's degree in computer science or electrical engineering or related
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0


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