Data Operations Regional Lead - EMEA Data Operations Regional Lead - EMEA …

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Oct 21
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Oct 21
Posted by:
Tanya Jain • Recruitment Coordinator (International)
Posted by:
Tanya Jain
Recruitment Coordinator (International)
We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to join the global Data Operations team at Schonfeld. The team is responsible for observing and improving the production health of the Schonfeld Data Platform, through the adoption of Site Reliability Engineering principles. In addition, the team provides specialist technical knowledge and data product expertise to PMs and other data users within Schonfeld.

What you’ll do 

As part of the Data Operations team, you will be responsible for observing and improving the health, performance, and reliability of the platform, and ensuring start-of-day readiness for trading.  You will provide knowledgeable insight to users with regards to the data content, as well as technical assistance should issues arise.  You will be responsible for the availability of our comprehensive pricing and domain-related datasets, as well as our real-time data feeds.

You will be interacting closely with portfolio managers, communicating often quite detailed information clearly and concisely, and working closely with the rest of the Data Operations team on a follow-the-sun basis.  Sometimes you will hand over ongoing issues or high priority items, and at other times you will be working on a focused strategic initiative.

As a region lead, you will be responsible for the recruitment and development of your team.

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Strong financial domain knowledge
  • Experience supporting real time market data
  • Linux operator and experience in at least one scripting language
  • Experience managing others
  • Experience handling Level 2&3 support issues as part of a global team
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • An ownership mentality, and a track record of delivering results
  • Attention to detail

We’d love if you had:

  • Experience within a quantitative trading firm/hedge fund
  • Knowledge of Q/KDB+
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL
  • Experience and knowledge of:
    • Orchestration Tools
    • Cloud services such as AWS
    • Geneos

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 D&I 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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