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FX eTrading Application Production engineer

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Recruiter: Adlam Consulting
Listed on: 23rd June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £550 - £700
Salary Notes: Day Rate
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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FX eTrading Application Production engineer


Role is to be in charge of Linux global migration for the main FX Spot Market Making platform. This is a critical strategic migration for FX global business. It involves coordination of multiple teams globally to deliver the infrastructure, OS tuning expertise to optimize the performance, global deployment of NATS, a new messaging technology being introduced within the Bank.

Essential skills:

  • Scripting (Python, Shell, SQL....) and development skills for administration, monitoring and support tools
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol
  • Knowledge of Broadway Technology TOC product
  • Knowledge of Azul Zing product
  • Knowledge of ITRS Geneos monitoring systems
  • Good network and firewall infrastructure understanding
  • Good understanding of multicast messaging in a Tibco RendezVous environment
  • Ability to analyse network captures
  • Project management skills to deliver medium scale projects

Candidate profile:

  • Strong all-around IT background and proven experience in electronic trading markets on similar global FX eTrading environments
  • Strong understanding of Linux (Redhat) operating systems to be able to tune platforms for optimum performance (core pinning, kernel bypass,...)


The team provides technical support for all back-end components running on FX eTrading environments (more than 600 application servers - Windows and Linux).

The team also manages connectivity to many electronic trading venues (EBS, Reuters FX Matching, Currenex, CBOE-HotSpot, LMAX, Euronext FastMatch, Bloomberg, MOEX ...) and external clients.

Production systems are mainly installed in London, New York, Tokyo and Singapore, most of them live 24/5.

Follow-the-sun support model is in place, involving teams in London, New York, Montreal, Singapore and Mumbai.



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