Trading Support Engineer

Flow Traders is looking for a motivated individual with an interest in financial markets and an entrepreneurial mindset, who is able to manage multiple responsibilities and demands, with a strong sense of urgency and customer focus. With distinct IT talents and appreciation for electronic trading, you are able to operate in a dynamic trading environment, where complex challenges require innovative solutions. You will be working with highly skilled and motivated colleagues such as Traders, Developers and System Engineers. To be a successful candidate, you will be required to have experience with scripting, affinity for the Linux environment and a development mindset.


As a member of our Trading Support Desk, you will provide hands-on support to our traders to safeguard the performance and stability of our proprietary trading systems, as well as the related hardware. Additionally, you will participate in projects, advise on structural improvements and monitor trends within your area of expertise to capitalize on opportunities of new technologies. In this role, you will have full ownership of technical related issues for our in house trading applications and your actions will directly contribute to the profit and loss of the company.


What You Will Do

  • Respond quickly to any technical related issues for in house trading applications
  • Optimize our internal infrastructure for business needs
  • Utilize project and change management to maintain and configure trading infrastructure
  • Analyze or escalate exchange related issues directly with exchanges or brokers
  • Implement new exchange connections, while enhancing existing connectivity
  • Monitor and document trading applications and IT infrastructure components
  • Collaborate with developers to design new and improved in house applications

What You Will Need to Succeed

  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems, plus relevant hardware knowledge
  • Proficiency with scripting languages, such as Python, Shell, batch
  • Basic Networking related skills (multicast, TCP, routing)
  • Excellent communication skills, with a service minded attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • A hands-on mentality, self-starter and entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Interested in the dynamics of trading the financial markets

We Offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with the best working environment, the latest technology, continuous support, and we go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary bonus and other perks and benefits, such as: 

  • Healthcare, Vision, Dental Insurance and 401k
  • In-house lounge with a bar, poker & billiards tables and a putting green
  • Daily catered lunch, cold brew coffee on tap and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly table massages and bi-weekly haircuts
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Reimbursed gym membership and other wellness initiatives
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Laura Tolentino
New York Office