Electronic Trading Production Application Support - job id 33055

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Electronic Trading Production Application Support


Midtown or Downtown

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Maxim Nikouline


(646) 876-9538


(212) 616-4800 ext-190

A F/T position at a major U.S. financial institution.

Pay Options: F/T Employee.

Contact Maxim call (646)876-9538 or email max@sans.com with the Job Code MN33055 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Downtown or Midtown.

Skills required for the position: Application Support, UNIX, PERL, LOW LATENCY/HIGH FREQUENCY TRADING, TIBCO, ALGO.

Detailed Info: to be responsible for Electronic Trading Production Application Support. Responsibilities include morning checks, monitoring, day to day level 2/ level 3 suppot. Candidate is expected to develop and maintain tools to assist with production support. Work with Equity, Futures, and Options exchanges on new connectivity, upgrades, exchange mandated work. Work with the Development and QA teams to successfully roll out application changes into production while maintaining stability. Responsible for constant contact with the business unit and must act as a liaison between the business and development groups. The position is a team lead role and hence prior experience mentoring/managing a team is preferred 1. Strong UNIX command line skills a. Need to understand grep, awk, sed etc b. Comfortable with shell scripting 2. Good Perl scripting skills. 3. Proven record of automation. 4. Strong understanding of low latency trading systems 5. Strong understanding of redundant, high availability design concepts as pertaining to equity trading systems. 6. Good understanding of Tibco/EMS and other transport systems

Development/Computing Environment: 1. Strong equity trade support experience 2. Intimate understanding of Algo trading systems. a. Should be able to explain in great detail VWAP/POV strategies at the least b. Understand passive Vs aggressive orders and the reasons for using the same c. Should be able to articulate the difference between Lit Dark and Gray liquidity. 3. Strong understanding of Crossing systems a. Should be able to explain midpoint liquidity, price improvement, make Vs take. 4. Excellent understanding of Equity trading regulation (below two at the minimum) a. Explain RegNMS i. ISO ii. NBBO iii. Trade through exceptions.

The position offers competitive compensation package.

Job Id: 33055