Field Operations Specialist



1,001-5,000 employees

Diversified global trading and investment leveraging technology.

Data & Analytics
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services


London, UK

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role working on microwave technology (path alignment and troubleshooting)
  • Previous millimeter experience preferred
  • Previous experience working with fiber optic cabling preferred
  • Ability to travel overnight within the EU approx. 30-40% of the time.
  • Ability to travel for long periods of time in a vehicle and then perform duties once on site. Must have valid Driver's license
  • Tower Certification: Advanced Climber, Tower Rescue, RF Awareness and Rooftop Safety and Access certification is a plus, otherwise training is provided. Must keep all required training/certifications up to date on an ongoing basis
  • Experience with electrical work, including grounding, breaker installation, power cabling and conduit work following normal safety protocols; certification is an asset
  • Experience working with sweep gear and network analyzers preferred; Anritsu certification is an asset
  • Ability to pre-configure radio and/or network equipment
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be highly motivated and proactive
  • Must work well independently
  • Proven ability to maintain clean, safe and orderly working environments
  • Strong adherence to and enforcement of safety procedures and policies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Required to lift/carry equipment and tools
  • Perform work on towers and rooftops (working at height - in some cases above 150m AGL) including line and antenna installation, grounding/electrical tasks, microwave path alignments and troubleshooting
  • Racking cabinet devices (power stack, indoor radios, switches, etc) and working with NOC to onboard them
  • Complete risk assessment and method of statements
  • Perform work according to health and safety policies
  • Participate in on-the-job training (OJT) with team members and other subcontractors
  • Understand and adhere to Scope of Work and Method of Procedure documents as defined by the company; suggest improvements where applicable
  • Provide daily reporting on job progress as required
  • Monitor/review closeout documentation, keep site documentation updated and ensure consistent quality standard across all sites; suggest/implement improvements to Scope of Work where applicable
  • Respond quickly and effectively to resolve all trouble tickets raised by the Network Services and Operations team within applicable policies, standards and SLA timeframes
  • Accurately set timeline expectations around completion of projects and tasks
  • Participate in regular full network auditing plans to ensure operating standards are being upheld
  • Perform line of sight surveys and build surveys
  • Keep team lead well-informed about operational and maintenance issues associated with sites

DRW stands out for its diversified approach to trading and investment, leveraging technology, research, and risk management across multiple asset classes and global markets. The company fosters a culture of high expectations and continuous learning, offering the dynamism of a startup with the stability of an established firm. Employees are encouraged to solve complex problems, with their efforts duly recognized and rewarded, making DRW a compelling place to work for those seeking intellectual stimulation and professional growth.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Daily catered breakfast & lunch


Social events

Gym subsidy

Flexible work arrangements

Monthly tastings

Game room

On-site yoga classes and meditation

Employee led affinity groups

Mentor/mentee outings

Trivia nights

Educational opportunities

DRW-sponsored sports teams

Poker tournament

Private mother's suite