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Global Infrastructure Manager

Location: US-IL-Chicago

TT is seeking an self-motivated, hands-on, experienced manager to lead our Global Infrastructure Team. Our Infrastructure team is responsible for the design, deployment, maintenance, and support of our compute infrastructure that runs our global trading platforms.  The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, automation and scaling IT infrastructure delivery. Candidate must be a leader capable of building teams; thrives on solving and implementing cutting edge solutions; and excels in a problem solving environment to deliver the best possible end-user experience.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the availability and performance of development and production compute infrastructure for global  trading systems
  • Point of escalation for high priority incidents; awareness of all outstanding service issues
  • Manages multiple issues simultaneously in a high pressured environment; outstanding situational awareness, ability to prioritize incidents based on scope of impact
  • Provides strategic direction for trading infrastructure and its delivery to end users
  • Maintains excellent communications with all departments involved in service delivery including Product, Engineering and Operations
  • Develops the necessary tools and skills necessary to diagnose and resolve issues quickly
  • Maintains appropriate staffing levels; mentors, trains, and motivate staff
  • Willing to work extended hours as business needs dictate and work in a fast paced environment

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years managing or leading a global infrastructure team
  • Exceptional technical and system knowledge of compute infrastructure including dedicated, cloud and hybrid-cloud infrastructures
  • Deep understanding of x86 server architectures and storage technologies
  • Deep understanding of Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Deep understanding of VMWare and Linux Containers
  • Experience automating infrastructure deployments
  • Coding and scripting skills a must, Python, Ruby, GO, etc
  • 3+ years of experience in trading systems operations a plus

 

Attributes and Core Values

At TT we are looking for individuals that are tech pioneers and visionaries, that take risks, that value ownership above all else, and that are committed to our users. In addition, as the leader of the infrastructure team, we are looking for individuals are

  • Able to motivate and inspire others throughout TT
  • Assertive but fair with a sense of urgency to solve problems for our customers
  • Analytical and data driven decision makers
  • Strategic thinkers with ability implement change effectively
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Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program.