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Trade Flow Support
Trading Application Support
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Montreal, QC, Canada • Houston, TX, USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • 2+ years of trade flow support experience a must
  • Proficient in Linux OS
  • Proficiency with Bash and a scripting language such as Python or Perl required
  • Detailed practical knowledge of FIX. Ideally, familiarity with native exchange protocols
  • Experience in SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL)
  • Working knowledge with TCP/IP, multicast, tcpdump, clocking (PTP, NTP) - a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related subject
Responsibilities
  • Manage global trading platform readiness: pre-trading & post-trading
  • Provide monitoring and support for end to end transaction flow across the trading platform
  • Quickly identify, analyze and correct alerts & issues and/or escalate to minimize trade flow impact and preempt outages
  • Incident management: create and send reports following established process
  • Intensive interaction with trading community, back office operations, brokers, exchanges, development and infrastructure teams
  • Support scheduled changes: application deployments, network implementations and server maintenance
  • Oversee automated processes, scheduled jobs and regular reports
  • Manage users' requests: track requests, review approvals, updates, resolution, closure, etc
  • Identify inefficiencies such as repetitive activities, manual processes and suboptimum tools/workflows to drive continuous improvements via automation, collaboration with internal and external teams
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Kdb+ is a plus
  • Highly organized, detailed, control oriented, enjoys solving problems and brings in a "take charge" attitude
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills required to support daily interaction with brokers, exchanges, and internal teams
  • Self-motivated individual that takes initiatives and has an ownership & accountability mindset
  • Must show the ability to make quick decisions and establish priorities in a multi-tasking & fast-paced environment
  • Experience with the Atlassian stack (JIRA, Service Desk, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo), Elastic Stack and Nagios
  • Knowledge of ITIL is an advantage
Squarepoint Capital

1,001-5,000 employees

Global quantitative investment management firm