Trading System Support Analyst

Chicago, Illinois
Intel Operations – Structural /
Full-Time /
On-site
Belvedere Trading is a leading proprietary trading firm proudly headquartered in downtown Chicago. Our traders work hard to provide liquidity to the market through their market-making activities and are the masters of a diverse set of commodities, interest rates, exchange-traded funds (ETF), and equity index options. From the beginning, we began iteratively investing in our proprietary technology and committing to building our systems from the ground up. Our trading models and software systems are continually re-engineered, optimized, and maintained to stay on top of the industry. This wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated efforts of our technology teams who utilize and perfect our innovative technology solutions. 
 
Our Intel team focuses on delivering high-quality technology solutions to our core and affiliated groups. We go all-out to understand and support end-user needs, leverage data to gauge effectiveness, and advance our trading infrastructure by developing cutting edge and mission-critical support for our trading platform and applications.   We look for passionate team members that excel and their contribution is critical to our continued success.  

We are seeking a Trading System Support Analysts (TSSA) to join our team. We strive to deliver high-quality technology solutions and advance our trading infrastructure by developing cutting-edge and mission-critical support for our trading platform and applications.  

This position will provide an opportunity to learn Belvedere’s proprietary technology environment and trading operations in a challenging and fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is eager to progress, has sound technical knowledge, and has exceptional communication skills. You will be required to have strong proficiency in troubleshooting and information gathering skills to help aid peers and developers in resolving complex issues. 
Our teams provide around-the-clock support to facilitate fast issue resolution for our traders.    

What you'll do

    • Provide first-rate support for traders by resolving issues promptly, answering questions, relaying feature requests, and providing the best possible trading experience 
    • Handle a wide variety of immediate trading system issues with a sense of urgency 
    • Troubleshoot complex trading system-related issues, enter issues into a ticketing system, and build a knowledge base to capture workarounds and to help with future troubleshooting 
    • Work to reduce recurring issues and improve the stability of the trading system by automating manual tasks, monitoring system components, and mining data in system logs 
    • Collect data, identify patterns, and correlate problems to identify the root cause of issues 
    • Recommend and implement improvements to existing technical support tools, procedures, and processes to reduce the time to resolve issues 
    • Build new tools to identify potential problems before they become realized 

What you'll need

    • Keen interest in electronic trading or finance with a willingness to learn and support traders in a production environment 
    • Proven technical experience: Experience scripting and troubleshooting using PowerShell, Python, or similar languages. SQL and relational database experience, knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems, basic understanding of networking fundamentals 
    • Ability to accommodate on-call duties and cover alternate shifts when necessary   
    • Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to understand, analyze, troubleshoot, and creatively solve problems 
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with the skills to balance multiple tasks at the same time 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to cater your approach to technical and non-technical audiences at all levels of the organization 
    • The drive and desire to go above and beyond what is explicitly asked 
    • Ability to work independently or in a team setting 
    • Experience with supporting and troubleshooting third-party software and proprietary trading systems is a plus 
    • A Bachelor's degree is required 
Women and underrepresented groups frequently apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications.
We encourage you to break that mold and apply. No candidate is perfect; all have a lot to offer.
We welcome your application.

Core Values
The secret to our award-winning culture is our Core Values: Team Belvedere, Me In Team, Own It, Iterative Innovation, and Passionate Discourse. We live and breathe these values every day.
 
Our Stance
Belvedere is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees. Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military, and veteran status is prohibited. Belvedere encourages initiatives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. Belvedere is committed to providing a positive environment in which team members are treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy. Our firm believes in a dynamic culture of inclusion and diversity, where people thrive on individual and organizational characteristics, values, experiences, and backgrounds.
 
Please note that Belvedere Trading does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of Team Belvedere. No phone calls, please.
 
Any questions regarding the virtual recruiting process, please reach out to recruiting@belvederetrading.com.
 
Work Schedule: Regular and reliable attendance in addition to occasional nights and weekends
Sponsorship: Not available for this position