Senior Reliability/Production Engineer - Two Sigma Securities

Location: London, United Kingdom

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Two Sigma is a financial sciences company, combining data analysis, invention, and rigorous inquiry to help solve the toughest challenges in investment management, insurance technology, securities, private equity, and venture capital.

Two Sigma Securities (TSS) is the systematic market-making and trading arm of Two Sigma. TSS brings a scientific approach to trading and risk management to make markets more efficient. Our team trades globally across a variety of asset classes, leveraging our high performance trading system to regularly execute over a billion shares per day. We value the insights of our colleagues and encourage them to innovate and shape their work agenda. New joiners use our proprietary platform to work on diverse projects. From building next generation trading technologies and researching novel AI and machine learning techniques to enhancing our strategies and deploying automation, our team is pushing the frontier in systematic trading.

We are seeking a talented engineer to join a fast-paced, dynamic team focused on building and supporting our US and European trading environments and advance into digital assets trading. The Site Reliability/Production Engineering team is primarily focused on reliability engineering, including the development of automated testing and integration applications/infrastructure, real-time monitoring, performance measurement, and managing the release and deployment lifecycle. Team members ensure the efficacy of our electronic trading systems and partner closely with our quantitative traders and researchers.

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Automation focused software development to build maintainable and scalable ultra-low latency systems including; A) Deploying new features and fixes to a rapidly evolving global multi-asset electronic trading business; B) Improving real-time monitoring of a complex production trading system; refining incident and crisis management SLO’s and diagnosing and fixing issues with intraday transactions.

  • Designing and implementing the architecture and support of our proprietary trading environment, including system design consulting, platform management, capacity planning, tools development, network, colocation site, and connectivity to a multitude of vendors and exchanges across three continents.

  • Working with software and infrastructure peers from across Two Sigma to define and improve both technical and operational best practices across both the hardware and network.

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • Proven academic success at a minimum an honors degree (or equivalent from a non-UK university) in computer science, engineering or STEM related discipline.

  • 4+ years professional programming experience using Python and Bash shell scripting with an aptitude for coding testing and coding problem solving. The interview process will include 3 technical ‘live coding’ interviews. 

  • Finance experience is NOT required although knowledge of network/connectivity and/or Linux server technologies, or experience supporting a distributed high frequency, low latency order management system is preferred. 

  • Applicants must possess an interest to learn (or prior knowledge of); Equities, Digital Assets (Crypto etc.), and Options markets.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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