ABOUT COMPANY

Jump Trading is a leading algorithmic trading firm built on cutting-edge technology, sophisticated quantitative research, and an entrepreneurial culture. Founded in 1999, Jump now has 700 employees across offices in Chicago, New York, London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Singapore, and Shanghai.

We’re focused on deploying cutting-edge technology in distributed systems, networking, and custom hardware to the problem of consistently winning in algorithmic trading across global markets.

Tech Ops Engineer | Intern
Paid internship at Jump Trading · 05/07/2021
City:
  • room Londra

Tech Ops Engineer Internship (London)

Our technology operations internship is an intensive 10-week experience with our frontline technology teams that are responsible for managing, monitoring, and improving the real-time trading environment at Jump Trading.

You will be working directly with our experienced systems and network engineers, gaining broad technical and operational knowledge across all aspects of the trading platform and technology stack. Our internship program is the primary way we identify top young system engineers for our Technology Operations teams, paving the path toward earning full-time opportunities at Jump.

We are looking for bright and highly motivated individuals that want to grow their knowledge of systems and networking, understanding of modern trading at scale, and practical DevOps-based software engineering skills.

What you'll do:

The Tech Ops Intern will work with traders, operations, exchanges, and developers to optimize the trading environment and investigate and solve system issues.

  • Build automation to manage and improve the production trading environment
  • Proactively monitor the overall health and performance of the trading platform
  • Work closely with our world-class technology organization to:
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex system, software, and networking infrastructure issues
  • Design, implement and optimize network infrastructure for proprietary low latency trading applications at various data centers throughout the world
  • Work closely with risk management and trading teams to coordinate changes and manage incidents
  • Manage and assess operational risk of change control into the production environment
  • Define and document process and procedure
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

Skills you'll need:

  • Major in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Systems, or related technical field
  • Experience working with Linux/UNIX OS including advanced commands and shell scripts
  • Practical working knowledge of python
  • Understanding of networking concepts such as routing, multicast, ethernet
  • A rigorous, detail-oriented approach to operations
  • Ability to operate and communicate clearly under pressure
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, team environment with a positive can do attitude
  • Reliable and predictable availability

  • No finance or economics study or work experience required