The Role 

An external Portfolio Management team is seeking a strong & enthusiastic professional to lead our Trading Systems Applications Support team in Singapore. The team runs trading systems across asset classes providing critical monitoring, operational risk analysis, trading, and ongoing operational improvements. The environment is fast paced and technically intensive with an emphasis on proactive technical ingenuity and automation while minimizing reactive one-off manual efforts. 

                                                                                                                                                                

What you’ll do 

In this role you will:

  • Lead and manage a highly technical and experienced team in the Singapore office
  • Work with portfolio managers, quantitative researchers, and developers to minimize production risk and solve challenging problems
  • Work with a global team to monitor production trading systems across APAC and the open of European markets
  • Intervene into the portfolio as needed from an operational risk perspective.
  • Troubleshoot time-sensitive production exceptions as they occur and provide feedback and requirements for ongoing instrumentation and tool development
  • Document procedures and troubleshooting scenarios
  • Work with relevant vendors and third parties (data feed vendors, counterparties, service providers) handling updates and any issues that occur

 

What you’ll bring

Successful candidates for this role have:

  • 5+ years of experience in financial services
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Proficiency on the Linux command line
  • Demonstrated scripting ability (Bash, Python, Perl)
  • High level familiarity with network communications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a desire to continually learn and improve
  • Composure in the face of time pressure and context switches
  • BS in Computer Science or technical degree preferred
  • Previous operational experience in large scale automated trading

 

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