Vacancy detail


$220,000 – $260,000

Location: United States (New York – New York) Type: Permanent Skills: tech ops, technical operations, options, unix, bash, shell, perl, python, linux, trading, research, engineering

They are currently looking for a Technical Operations Engineer to join their Options trading team in New York. This is a very established and profitable team, and you will be providing support for their real-time trading system, managing and improving operational infrastructure and triaging front office technical issues.

The Role:

  • You'll have a broad role - working on software infrastructure development, maintenance, troubleshooting production issues, developing front office reports, communicating with counterparties, designing and documenting operational procedures
  • You'll be communicating and coordinating with other IT groups around releases and upgrades
  • You will be working heavily with quants, traders and developments and coordinating with remote support staff


  • Bachlors/Masters/PHd in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or similar
  • You will be comfortable working in a UNIX environment and will be proficient in UNIX shell/bash/perl scripting
  • You will have a keen interest in debugging code, excellent communication skills, careful attention to detail, able to prioritise effectively
  • You will be able to identify the source of a problem and pursue them to resolution
  • Prior experience in a technical operations/devops/sit reliability engineer role is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic understanding of statistics and probability

If you are interested in finding out more please get in touch at or call 020 7780 6700 for more information.


Reference: APAAMAC09285

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