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DevOps Engineer- Reference Data
Ref No.: 18-04016
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
DevOps Engineer- Reference Data
1 Year Contract with NYC Quant Hedge Fund
Our Quant Hedge fund client seeks a dynamic and talented Reference Data DevOps Engineer to join our Post-Trade Platform Team. The Post-Trade Platform is responsible for providing comprehensive and accurate transactional and referential data through robust reconciliation processes focusing on efficiency through automation.
DevOps Engineer- Reference Data Responsibilities
  • Supporting and maintaining the next-generation reference data platforms
  • Working with trade support and developers across multiple regions to resolve production issues
  • Engaging in various projects pertaining to migration, automation, and development
  • Diagnosing and fixing bugs and issues on existing production platforms
  • Documenting production issues and production interventions taken
  •  Logging incident tickets and attending regular incident review meetings
  •  Supporting new execution venues, trading products, and data vendors
  •  Validating market data changes are correct and modifying generated reports when necessary
  •  Monitoring job scheduler and custom alerting platform
DevOps Engineer- Reference DataQualifications         
  • At least 5 years of experience with Java, Python, and Linux shell scripting
  • At least 5 years of experience working with SQL (ie. MySQL, PostGres) and NoSQL Databases (ie. MongoDB)
  • Experience working in a high pressure environment, including diagnosing and fixing production issues on the fly
  • Experience with Security Master, Reference Data, or Market Data infrastructure
  • Past role(s) within electronic trading and a thorough understanding of financial instruments including equities, debt instruments, futures, and options
  • Exposure to an Agile development environment with use of Jira
  • Good written and oral communication skills