Platform Support Engineer


The Role 

We are seeking an experienced support engineer to join our Platform Support Engineering team in Singapore. The candidate will be a part of a team that provides front line support for our proprietary quantitative trading platform. The team provide follow the sun support (alongside counterparts based in UK and US) providing 24/7 monitoring and support for Schonfeld’s trading environment as well as closely working with the development teams to ensure reliability, maintainability and performance of the production environment.


What you’ll do 

The Platform Support Engineer will serve as the first point of contact for production issues, support requests and alerts. You will investigate and solve issues/outages as they occur and escalate as necessary. The Engineer will collaborate with software development teams to ensure successful deployment of new code into production. The ideal candidate will also automate processes and workflows as well as building tools for our environment.


What you’ll bring


What you need:

  • Experience working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in managing large scale deployments/environments
  • Experience supporting applications in a Linux environment
  • Strong scripting skills – Python, Bash, Shell, Perl
  • Experience developing tools and/or automating processes
  • Experience with supporting FIX protocol
  • An understanding of monitoring, and performance management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ownership experience and a track record of delivering results
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field


We’d love if you had:

  • Experience performing FIX certification/onboarding
  • Experience with NFS and GPFS file systems
  • Knowledge of storage devices
  • Experience with application monitoring systems such as ITRS Geneos
  • Experience with Control-M job scheduling
  • Knowledge of q and kdb+
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Docker


Our Culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions. In our agile environment, engineers are expected to self-organize and collaborate on the best way to solve problems, and they are collectively responsible for the entire team's delivery. Engineering teams are small and cross-functional, and value learning and knowledge sharing.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.



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