Trading Operations Engineer

Trading Operations Engineer

NY $250,000-350,000

HRG is seeking a driven, highly experienced systems engineer/architect to help build and support the technical infrastructure that underlies our client's proprietary trading applications. This person will be responsible for high-level design of trading systems architecture, in-depth performance analysis and troubleshooting, and planning and deployment of new installations of their trading infrastructure.  Strong analytical and creative skills as well as in-depth knowledge of operating systems, scripting, and networks are a must (preferably working with trading firms or exchanges).  This role sits on their electronic execution desk and works direct with that business team.




  • Deep understanding of Linux Operating System internals
  • Understanding how network stacks, scheduler, virtual memory system, interrupt handling, and device drivers work
  • Ability to dive into kernel source
  • Experience with performance analysis and optimization
  • Familiarity with performance analysis tools (sar, oprofile, vmstat, iostat, strace, systemtap, tcpdump)
  • Understanding of linux kernel tunables (/proc/sys, sysctl interfaces)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, Multicast, Routing and Switching technology
  • Extensive experience with scripting with Python
  • Knowledge of C, C++, SQL a plus



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