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Experienced/Lateral - Trading Operations Engineer

About Five Rings

Five Rings is a proprietary trading firm founded with a vision of combining strategy, innovation and technology to succeed in today’s global markets. With offices in New York, London and Amsterdam, Five Rings trades in various domestic and international markets, both established and esoteric. Our team constantly seeks new opportunities, analyzes their risks and rewards, and creates strategies and tools to capitalize on them.

We have an open culture and encourage the flow of knowledge and ideas between all areas of the firm.

About the Role
New York based 200-person trading firm seeks a Trading Operations Engineer to provide technical operations support for US and UK based desks.  This individual is part of the firm’s Technology division but sits on the trading desk and is embedded in the technical operations processes of the firm.  The task set is roughly split evenly between desk facing activities and light coding tasks often in collaboration with full time development staff.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • First point of contact for traders utilizing the firm’s trading systems
    • Install, configure and monitor critical trading applications
    • Incident management via ticketing system and documentation
    • Collaborate with developers for all operational processes supporting trading applications
Required skills:
    • Some computer programming experience is preferred
    • Strong problem solving and multitasking abilities
    • Experience with Python, bash and MySQL on Linux is required
    • Excellent communication skills

Range reflects annual base salary. Total compensation packages are comprised of base salary and a discretionary bonus.

Salary Range (NY Pay Transparency Law)

$225,000 - $250,000 USD

Applicants are able to apply to multiple positions, but we strongly encourage you to only apply to your top choice.

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