Senior Agile Trading Systems Engineer

Connamara Systems is seeking a Senior Agile Trading Systems Engineer to add to our team. The engineer will be responsible for creating complex plans and conducting engineering assignments, alone or as part of a team.

A successful candidate will be ambitious and demonstrate an ability to schedule work to meet completion dates and technical/business specifications. They can distribute work effectively across a team while also collaborating and providing technical/design guidance to a team. A candidate should be capable of taking ownership of technically sophisticated customer-reported issues and work closely with the customer until complete resolution. They should be able to demonstrate an ability to interpret internal/external business issues and recommend best practices.

We have many real time distributed systems/applications in production that span a variety of technologies and languages. These applications include user interfaces, high-frequency trading platforms, risk management systems, exchange matching engines, market data and order routing adapters.

Skills & Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree required; Computer Science, Engineering, or Math
  • Excellent ability to solve complex software problems, design, develop, and debug solutions in a collaborative environment, using multiple languages (especially C++, Java, C#, Go, Ruby/Rails and Python).
  • Works effectively in a team environment and may assume the role of team leader.
  • Ability to review design documentation to determine compliance with design criteria or standards
  • Ensure comprehensive and effective project plans are developed and actively monitor progress against plans. Be accountable for timely delivery of all project deliverables as specified in the plans.
  • Understand the value of automated testing, unit testing, test driven design, and agile development practices.
  • Aptitude for improving operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Experience developing and shipping production-grade, scalable, high-performance services and applications in an agile, product-/service-oriented environment
  • Ability to serve as top technical individual contributor expert role with knowledge of specific domain or broad range of engineering frameworks, technology, tools, processes and procedures, as well as broader organization issues and relevant technology
  • Protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Experience with Message Brokers / Cloud Infrastructure / DevOps / Containerization a plus
  • Experience using GitHub a plus
  • Experience using ZenHub a plus
  • Financial / Capital Markets experience a plus
  • FIX Protocol experience a plus

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