Trading Systems Engineer

Trading Systems Engineer

As Trading Systems Engineer at Da Vinci, you’ll work closely with a small team of highly skilled traders and engineers. You’ll be responsible for managing our trading systems, making sure they run smoothly in day-to-day operations, with future growth in mind.

As our trading systems are highly customised, balancing stability with ongoing change is one of the key challenges in this job. Our engineers often need to learn on the go, so we are looking for people who enjoy exploring unfamiliar territory.

Da Vinci offers an exciting and dynamic work environment, where employees are given the freedom to come up with great ideas and the space to push these to completion. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a young and successful company, and to play a key role in achieving our ambitious goals for our new India office.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee system performance, stability and uptime
  • Automate the environment and testing new technology fads
  • Architect, implement, maintain and monitor our rapidly growing intercontinental production environment
  • Manage not only “what” is running in production, but also “how” these production systems are behaving
  • Address potential failures and bottlenecks before they have the chance to hurt the firm

Requirements:

  • Experience managing mission-critical trading infrastructure and software support
  • Intimate knowledge of networking, hardware and OSs (Windows, Linux)
  • Familiar with tooling and best practices regarding change, life cycle and incident management, as well as health and performance monitoring of production systems
  • Proficient with scripting (e.g., bash, python)
  • Quick at analysing issues and uncovering their root causes
  • Eager to learn and understand all aspects of the trading environment
  • Ability to spot inefficiencies and proactive in optimising systems
  • Strong communications skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary according to trading industry standards
  • Excellent variable pay based on the company’s and your own performance
  • Outstanding performance is also rewarded with shareholding in the company
  • Meals during work hours
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Social events and after-work drinks

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