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Technical Project Manager

Posted on Dec 10, 2018 by GCS

London, London United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£50k - £70k Annual

Technical Project Manager

My client is a high-frequency proprietary trading firm, that are seeking a Technical Project Manager to join their Production Engineering team. The Production Engineering division is responsible for providing innovative processes and tools for the operation of my client's high-frequency trading platforms.


  • Managing the scope of software-driven projects within Dev, Pre-Production, and Production teams
  • Coordinating and controlling the execution of other support groups' tasks during release activities
  • Planning and coordinating activities for physical work in a data center (physical hardware and network installations) as well as application layer and general concepts for network/server configurations
  • Providing services, where necessary, to help product and project teams manage and deploy releases into production
  • Managing risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Leading and coordinating the Go-Live activities including release reviews, pre-deployment meetings, and checklist reviews
  • Acting as a liaison between all technology departments, understanding requirements, and influencing new standards and processes
  • Participating in release, project, and program retrospectives as well as providing detail on inefficiencies, mistakes, successes, and proposed improvements
  • Generating and maintaining accurate project documentation and project plans (MS Project/JIRA/Confluence, etc.)
  • Engaging in internal and external meetings to gather project requirements and preparing detailed summaries to share with the engineering, operations, and trading teams


  • Experience with project management
  • Knowledge of Unix and Microsoft OS administration
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL
  • Familiarity with networking
  • Knowledge of a programming language (Java or C++) a plus
  • Knowledge of a Scripting language (Shell or Python) a plus
  • Knowledge of Colo design (a plus)

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 599568985