Production Engineer Trading Systems

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry: Technology Work Rights Development
Salary $120000 - $150000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-03-22
Reference: V-114418
Contact name: Jason Bidwell
Contact email:
Job published: March 22, 2021 17:45

Job Description

Help support the day-to-day operations of the trading desk and the electronic trading systems for a major global investment bank.  The team helps develop post-trade systems, including trade booking, reconciliation and STP as well working closely with traders and business users.
Suitable candidates will need the technical and analytical skills required to triage and resolve complex production issues and operate well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. A keen interest and the skills to automate manual tasks with an appreciation for large-scale, distributed computing systems, and a willingness to develop using a wide range of languages and frameworks will be necessary to succeed in the role.


Job Summary

  • Software development focused on creating sustainable systems and services that meet up-time and performance requirements through automation
  • Technical and operational risk management of a fast-paced, multi-asset electronic trading business
  • Managing the balance between feature development velocity and reliability with well-defined SLOs
  • Finding opportunities for efficiency and cost savings in support process and physical environment
  • Partnering with software and infrastructure owners to solve hardware/network issues
  • Incident and crisis management
  • Participation in system design consulting, platform management and capacity planning
  • Significant business interaction across front office
Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years commercial IT development experience
  • Proficiency in several of the following: Java, Python, C or C++
  • Aptitude for algorithms, data structures, and software design
  • Experience with Linux operating system internals and/or networking concepts
  • Strong analytical skills, with an ability to quickly identify scope and impact of issues during high-pressure situations
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Hands-on experience with debugging and optimising code, as well as automation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive, and ownership
  • Coding beyond simple scripts
  • Solving novel problems from first principles

Please apply now or call Jason for further details

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