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Operations Support Engineer

Scot Lewis Associates Ltd

Posted on Nov 21, 2020 by Scot Lewis Associates Ltd

New York, NY 10001
Immediate Start
$180k - $180k Annual

support, Linux, SQL, Shell or Python

Working with my client, a leading market making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading to secure the services of a Operations Support Engineer. The successful candidate will help to deliver a secure, reliable, and best-in-class production environment for our global trading franchise. You will report to the Global Operations Manager. We can offer various locations across the US and as much as 3 days a week working from home.

As part of the team, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide first-line support and troubleshooting for our trading environment, ensuring smooth operations across market-making and programmatic execution bots.
  • Track, escalate, and prioritise production incidents, ensuring timely resolutions
  • Help maintain a clear communication channel between business development and trading to ensure orderly deployment of new clients and exchanges.
  • Assist in analysing bot performance across marketing making and other trading strategies.
  • Help to design and improve processes around monitoring, alerting, accounting, portfolio management, risk, and reporting.
  • Perform ad-hoc operational tasks as needed to support the global trading function.
  • Develop expertise in our proprietary trading system, infrastructure, and procedures, contributing to documentation of best practices.

Essential Skills

Experience in a similar role at a bank or proprietary trading firm

Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (eg Computer Science)

Strong Scripting skills (Python or Shell Scripting)

Experience in Linux



  • Exposure to container technology (eg, Docker, Rancher)
  • Software development experience a plus but not required (Java preferred)
  • Keen interest in the cryptocurrency markets
  • Disciplined self-starter with high attention to detail and ability to work autonomously and/or remotely

Reference: 1013321281

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