Systems/Infrastructure Engineer /Boutique Quantitative Trading Team
Boutique Trading Firm (20 New York employees) - Manhattan, New York
Circa $100,000 - $150,000 plus quarterly bonus and great company benefits (Relocation considered)
My client is a small, privately owned trading firm specialising in high frequency trading/electronic market making. The New York team now has close to 20 employees and is looking to grow as we head in to 2013.
You will join an organization that prides itself on innovative and cutting edge technology in an attractive role that will see you as the primary point of contact to the business. You will provide hands on internal support, safeguarding the stability of the operating systems and hardware. This role will offer great responsibility and you will be expected to contribute ideas from day one. Taking a very broad role in a small firm, you will gain huge exposure to a range of technologies/systems. Moreover, you will work closely alongside the technologists/traders, therefore this role is perfect for an ambitious systems engineer/administrator with a keen interest in the financial markets and trading. Day to day you will handle administration of the trading infrastructure, system monitoring, upgrades and installation, administration and disaster recovery. Compensation will be competitive and the firm offers a fantastic quarterly bonus structure. Moreover, as you grow with the firm, there will be long term opportunity for you to have shares in the firm and become a partner. Relocation will be considered.
The ideal candidate for Systems Engineer - Quantitative Trading will have the following skill set;
- Perl/Python/Bash scripting experience
- Large database experience (MySQL)
- Performance tuning experience
- Strong academic background
- Great communication skills- able to work in a fast paced trading environment
Responsibilities for Network/Systems Engineer - Quantitative Trading will have the following skill set;
- Managing Switches and Routers
- Design and develop cutting edge infrastructure
- Design high performance solutions
- Research, develop and optimize hardware
- Work alongside senior partners of the firm and drive forward technical strategy
- System monitoring
This is an amazing opportunity for a talented quant systems engineer/infrastructure developer to join a fast growing and successful firm in a role that will offer tremendous business exposure and career progression. From day one you will have a huge amount of responsibility and impact, taking a key role in all design and development of critical trading systems.
Comp will be very competitive and the organization has a great culture/environment that fosters idea sharing, innovation and performance.
For more information, please get in touch with John Hill at John.Hill(at)selbyjennings.com or itappointments(at)selbyjennings.com or call 44 207 019 4163
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