TRADING SYSTEM ANALYST

| Chicago

Description

GX2 Systems is a small but highly productive team of financial market professionals focused on providing the most efficient level of trade execution and risk management tools in global electronic markets. GX2 fosters an open environment where individuals perform at their peak through constant collaboration as a group across disciplines.

Responsibilities: 

The Trading System Operator will cover the Asian trading session from GX2 System’s headquarters in Chicago. This team member will be responsible for monitoring and supporting both a groundbreaking execution system as well as a web-based real-time middle and back-office risk system. The hours of coverage are Sunday 4:00 pm to 12:30 am CST and Monday through Thursday 3:00 pm to 12:30 am CST.

  • Monitor trading system processes and manually intervene to start/stop when necessary 
  • Intensive monitoring trading system activity and risk throughout the shift, escalate issues to management 
  • Take client calls and answer questions regarding the trading platform


Requirements: 
 

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM or related field of study
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and written form
    • Position requires heavy use of email, IM, and telephone communication with both management and system users/clients
  • Outstanding analytical skills and passion for investigative research
  • Prior experience in a trading or financial services environment preferred
  • Familiarity with Linux OS, Windows System Administration, and Microsoft SQL Server Administration
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with basic troubleshooting of networks: ping, nslookup, traceroute, netstat, telnet
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus:
    • Quality Assurance (QA) Testing
    • SQL, JavaScript, Python, C#, R, or C++
    • Bash, SSH
    • Nagios

 

GX2 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. GX2 does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • LinuxLanguages
    • kdbLanguages
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • kdbDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We're centrally located in Chicago's Financial District & walking distance from the exchanges. We call Dublin, Ireland our second home.

What are Geneva Trading Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Geneva Trading offers employees a 401(k) and/or Roth(k) plan.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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