3Red Trading

DevOps Engineer - Chicago

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Active since 11-04-2018 Job category IT - Software Development
Location Chicago Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 40 - 0 Salary -
Software Engineer (DevOps) – 3Red Job Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer on our DevOps team for our Chicago Office. The expectation is that you would develop tools and processes responsible for improving, building, deploying, managing and monitoring a 23/6 low-latency trading platform. You would work with our team to run the day-to-day operations of our trading systems.

Responsibilities of this Role:
  • Provide real-time support; work with traders, IT, and other developers to diagnose and solve real-time technical issues
  • Design and develop monitoring systems, tools, and processes to improve our system
  • Design, implement, and manage configuration for our trading infrastructure
  • Formulate procedures to increase system stability and uptime
  • Coordinate with developers and trading teams to fix defects/issues 
  • Work with developers and trading teams to develop and deploy new features 

Things We Are Looking for from Our Candidates:

Key Skills:
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to find the root cause of an issue 
  • Professional software development experience
  • Familiarity with Linux
Helpful skills:
  • In-depth experience with and knowledge of Python
  • DevOps experience: Task automation/orchestration, monitoring, real-time troubleshooting
  • Financial industry experience
  • Technologies: Ansible , C++, webapp development (JavaScript, Django, etc), database NoSQL (redis), database SQL (postgres), other IT automation and orchestration software
Personal Traits:
  • Interest in understanding how and why things work, and how to make them better
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects independently and within a team
  • Detail oriented 
  • Reliable and punctual 
Sample DevOps Projects
  • Monitoring – create python modules that periodically assert a condition on the system and notify the heads-up display. Examples include disk usage, FIX heartbeats and rejects, log scrapers. 
  • Venue Reference data – loading data from an exchange, translating their data into our internal format, and correctly updating a database. C++ and Python into SQL. 
  • System Services – write code to automate processes such as allowing for the sequentially controlled restart of a multiple component software stack. 

Once we receive your resume, we will review it. Should you be a fit, then we will move forward with an initial phone screen.

Be sure to reach out if you have any deadlines we should know about! careers@3redgroup.com

Qualifications and Culture
This person needs to be driven, able to self-direct, and eager to learn. Our environment offers quick feedback and we count on each person to thrive on that and be able to execute given new information. Our office and culture is casual but the work ethic is not. We have an excellent work-life balance and are able to be productive without working until we burn out. This role offers competitive benefits and pay, as well as casual dress every day, encouraged work-life balance, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options and a bit of chocolate here and there, catered lunches every Wednesday, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of relaxation.

3Red is a proprietary trading firm headquartered in the Chicago Loop, with a presence in New York. We’re committed to leveraging technology and math to implement competitive trading strategies while managing risk and responding to dynamic market conditions.

Technology and quantitative ingenuity are at our core.

We hire extremely bright, talented, and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and compete in the world’s financial markets. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and simple and complex technologies. Dedicated Technologists create all of our trading architecture, risk management systems, and software in-house. Algorithmic Traders extract information from a ton of data and leverage mathematical modeling to build automated trading algorithms.

3Red prides itself in offering a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a performance-based bonus. 3Red strives for a casual and fun work environment and promotes a healthy lifestyle. Full medical dental, and vision coverage is offered as well as a retirement plan. For more details on our perks, please have a look at our website. http://www.3redgroup.com/ourperks/
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This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Software Development
Industry / Industries Financial Services
Region United States

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Name Caroline Randazzo