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Systems Support Engineer

Who we are:

Optiver’s story began over 30 years ago, when we started business as a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s options exchange. Today, we are at the forefront of trading and technology as a leading global electronic market maker specialising in pricing, execution and risk management. Working together, our traders and software engineers design proprietary systems and execute strategies to provide liquidity and increase market efficiencies. We don’t just meet industry standards we aim to set them!

What you’ll do:

Optiver’s Systems Support Engineers focus on IT systems and applications that allow users to perform their daily work. We firmly believe and work towards finding the right blend of functionality for our users and manageability for administrators. To that end, the person we seek will revel in finding that balance, and running systems that consistently work, and work well.

You will be the go-to person in the London office on the front lines of support, with the following responsibilities:

  • Act as a single point of contact for general IT questions or assistance
  • Provide support for enterprise applications
  • Manage our trader IPC/Turret infrastructure
  • Manage our Phones, Printers, Video Conferencing, and Security Systems (including the selection of technologies used, and monitoring of these systems)
  • Analyse and recommend enterprise IT solutions for user facing technologies
  • Coordinate with other IT engineering teams to execute on service delivery (building windows desktop hosts, provisioning VPN connections, etc.)
  • Manage the internal office wiki

What you’ll need:

  • Authorisation to work in the UK
  • Experience troubleshooting IT support issues
  • Passion for problem solving in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong desire to work with a wide scope of technologies
  • Attention to detail and cleanliness
  • An understanding of change control processes
  • Strong documentation mentality

 What’s in it for you?

Optiver’s London office is the location of our foreign exchange trading business and a growing hub for our commodity trading business. You will be part of a well-established and high performing global firm whilst experiencing the excitement that comes from a growing operation. We offer a supportive environment for you to perform at your best. Some of our key benefits Include:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • 27 paid vacation days plus all UK public holidays
  • Daily Breakfast and lunch
  • Home to office commute covered
  • 50% paid gym subscription  
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and continuous learning opportunities
  • Access to conferences and Tech events
  • International transfer opportunities

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