DevOps - Trading Platform Specialist - Rates & Credit IT

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Start date:
6 months +
Scope AT Limited
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flag_no United Kingdom
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Fixed Income - Trading Platform Specialist - DevOps

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced IB Tech DevOps professional to work on a bespoke vendor system. The individual in question will work on the performance improvement and stability of the ION Marketview System. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong mix of DevOps skills including Scripting, good knowledge of Middleware and databases and usage of GIT/Maven.

Candidates should also have a reasonable base knowledge of Fixed Income and have ideally worked as part of a Scrum/Agile approach. ION although nice to have is not essential.

Key Accountabilities

  • Platform re-engineering to provide a stable and maintainable platform for the business
  • Direct engagement with business stakeholders in Trading, Sales and COO teams.
  • Implement changes and upgrades to the ION MarketView pricing and eTrading platform.
  • Ability to provide L2/L3 Production support when required
  • Coordinate and organise changes with external vendors, markets, ECNs and infrastructure teams
  • Performing user verification testing with various groups during project go-live
  • Ability to run projects end to end without monitoring
  • Hands-on configuration, integration and testing of ION eTrading components
  • ION topology tuning to create and maintain a high performance platform
  • Writing documentation, user guides, regular demos

Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of Fixed Income trading environment in Rates and/or Credit businesses. IB experience is essential.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to effectively interact with business stakeholders.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills in a complex trading environment including pricing and trade capture issues.
  • Strong Linux experience including Shell Scripting and python Scripting
  • Experience of using source control systems, in particular GIT and maven build & packaging.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent experience).
  • Constantly challenging and seeking ways to improve platform consistency and maintainability.
  • Automate/build tools, to industrialize support of a cutting edge in-house trading platform.

Nice to Have

  • Strong hands on experience of ION MarketView. Detailed knowledge of MMI .NET, D2C & D2D Connectivity Gateways, TOMS, PXE, REFDATA, VMO, MMS, Run List Manager, PosKeep and PTV
  • Experience of ION perfmeter and RTD monitoring and tuning
  • Experience of platform re-engineering, tuning and ION failover setup.