trade support engineer

open position

GHCO is one of the fastest-growing liquidity providers specialising in exchange traded funds (ETFs). We strive to create more transparent and accessible financial markets for all types of investors. We make ETFs accessible in worldwide by focusing on intelligent algorithmic trading, building a reliable market presence, and cultivating the expertise to price a wide range of products. We are a small team of expert traders and software engineers looking for bright, kind and passionate people who have an interest in advancing the state of the art in algorithmic trading. We are building a team with diverse perspectives, skills, passions and backgrounds. 

GHCO takes a holistic and collaborative approach to solving the firm’s core business problems. This is an amazing opportunity to work for a small but rapidly growing company that is at the cutting edge of technology in terms of development, infrastructure, and cloud. We have recently undergone a complete infrastructure refresh into the cloud and there is ample opportunity to help develop and exploit this even further.

Your skills and

experience

  • Ideally prior experience working in financial services
  • Networking skills to CCNA level
  • Experience managing a Windows Server environment (ideally Server 2016)
  • Experiencing building and maintaining Window 10 desktops
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft SQL Server
  • Ideally experience working with AWS
  • Experience and an interest in coding, particularly in Python or Java
a little bit

about you

  • You are dynamic and love challenging the status quo
  • You thrive in high pressure trading environments where the ability to act quickly and understand the sense of urgency are paramount
  • You are a good communicator and are able to bridge the gap between trading and technology
  • You have an insatiable appetite to learn new skills and technologies
  • You value absolute honesty and integrity
  • You are an early riser and will be operational from 7am
as a trade support engineer

you will

primary ensure the availability of all the IT systems that are used by all colleagues throughout the trading day. This includes the end user computing, the applications that run on them and the back-end infrastructure from the office to the exchanges. There is great emphasis throughout the business on using automation and all the AWS resources we have available to us to increase the efficiency of the IT offer. You will work closely with the rest of the team to achieve this.

Some of the responsibilities we expect you to take over: 

  • build and deploy new PCs
  • manage resource utilisation of IT systems, including AWS resources
  • patch and maintain Windows Server environment
  • patch and maintain Linux systems
  • ensure regulatory compliance reporting is carried out
The expected

benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Career development opportunities
  • 25-day holidays + bank holidays
  • WFH policy covering all hardware requirements
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Private health insurance via Vitality Health
The unexpected

benefits

  • Casual work environment - no need for a suit, unless that’s your preferred attire
  • Free lunch delivered every day
  • Free breakfast from the company's kitchen
  • Regular team gatherings
  • 50% off gym membership via Vitality Health
  • Your birthday off

Join
the team

Working at GHCO means more than just a job. You will develop lifelong friendships, learn new skills, discover new abilities and be part of something greater. To each one of us, GHCO stands for something different. Whether it’s diversity, creativity, support, commitment or career development, we all find meaning at GHCO.