Production Unix Linux Support Engineer - Electronic Trading Investment Bank

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Unix Electronic Trading Algorithmic Trading Technical Support Linux Investment Banking Linux Support Trading Scripting Java (Programming Language) Microsoft Windows Capacity Management Capital Markets Change Management Consulting Electronics Perl (Programming Language) Financial Information EXchange High Frequency Recruitment Incident Management Infrastructure Management Problem Solving Python (Programming Language) Unix Shell Project Management Citrix Systems Production Systems SQL Databases Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Stocks (Finance) System Availability Market Data Low Latency Technical Acumen Splunk Programming Languages


Production Unix Linux Support Engineer - Electronic Trading Investment Bank

  • Good knowledge of financial markets and electronic trading
  • Unix/Linux skills
  • Electronic Equities - Algo trading, high frequency, low-latency trading, basket trading
  • ITRS Geneos
  • Good knowledge of FIX protocol and connectivity
  • Good knowledge of network technologies and protocols - specifically TCP and UDP
  • Basic Scripting and development skills (Unix/Linux Shell, Python, Perl for Scripting, any other programming language, eg C, C , Java)
  • Basic SQL queries

Desirable skills:

  • Project management skills
  • Citrix, Splunk
  • Corvil
  • KDB/q
  • Solace

The team provides functional and technical support for all front and Back End components running on Windows and Linux environments.

The team also manages connectivity to the different electronic trading venues.

Production systems are installed worldwide.

Follow-the-Sun support model is in place, involving teams in Europe, Asia and North America.

Systems are complex so as part of support activities the range of technical skills involved is wide.

All team members are expected to quickly develop, or already have, a good understanding of trading systems.

Out-of-hours work is regularly required particularly at weekends (once every 6 to 8 weeks), on a rota basis. The team can also provide on-call support.


  • Day-to-day management of production: monitoring, capacity management, incident management, problem resolution activities, change management
  • Day-to-day support of, but not limited to, OMS/EMS, Algo platform, market gateways, market data, client gateways
  • Responsible for efficient resolution of issues to minimize impact to clients and internal users including liaising with end users, team members, management, vendors, other internal IT teams
  • Assist in the development, design and implementation of technical support systems
  • Perform activities related to implementation and rollout for upgrades of existing services
  • Work closely with development teams, business analysts, architects, infrastructure teams to design and setup new systems and improve existing platforms (resilience, high availability, performance, low-latency, new functionalities)
  • Coordinate and organise changes with external vendors, markets, ECNs
  • Plan, schedule, implement and document the change activities
  • Improve team documentation, keep it up-to-date and share knowledge with global team

Inside IR35; Partly Remote

Adlam Consulting operates as an Employment Agency & an Employment Business Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Start date
6 months ongoing
Adlam Consulting Ltd
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