Saturday, December 10, 2011

Equity Trading Systems Engineer (perm); $112,501-137,501

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Classification:  Programmer/Analyst 

Compensation:  $112,500.99 to $137,500.99 per year 

Major Investment Bank in New York City looking for an Equity Trading System Engineer responsible for supporting the Equity Trading & Sales Trading desk. Major responsibilities include: 

Supporting the applications that are used on trading desks. 
Monitoring electronic trading systems and server side software to ensure systems are working correctly. 
Identifying, troubleshooting and responding to emergency situations impacting live trading. 
Working with the traders to understand & implement client connectivity requirements. 
Develop test plans for enhancements & new modules of vendor provided software. Work with users to certify enhancements. 
Deploy upgrades & patches. 
Escalating problems pro-actively and ensure all stakeholders are kept aware of issues and their development. 
Creating and maintaining a knowledge base, support scripts, documentation and procedures. 

Required Qualifications: 
2+ years IT support experience in the Equities Electronic trading environment. 

Must be comfortable using standard UNIX utilities to debug, trace, and problem-solve. 
Very strong troubleshooting, debugging, and analysis skills. 
Knowledge of FIX messaging protocol and be able to conduct client testing. 
Experience with and understanding of databases and SQL. 
VB/Excel/Perl/Bash and/or other scripting experience. 
Understanding of trade and market data feeds. 
Experience working on a trading floor supporting mission critical applications 

Strong educational background with BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related area. 
Additional Qualifications: 
•Experience with automated testing tools 
•Experience in FIX, client connectivity and on-boarding clients is a plus 
Targeted systems: 

For more information please email me at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
 RequirementsSQL, UNIX 

With more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from Internet development and multiplatform systems integration to network security and technical support. A division of Robert Half International, we were ranked number one in our industry by Fortune magazine's America's Most Admired Companies, and included in BusinessWeek's 50 Best Performing Companies. To learn more about this job opportunity, contact us today at 1.800.793.5533. Robert Half Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information: 

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