Operations Specialist Operations Specialist …

Gelber Group
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Gelber Group
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Operations Specialist
Gelber Group, LLC Trade Support Operations Specialist Chicago, IL - Full Time

We are Gelber Group -- Passion for Trading. Powered by Technology.

Headquartered in Chicago with offices across the United States and Europe, for more than 35 years, we have set the bar as one of the industry’s most innovative and enduring proprietary trading firms. Our success derives from a relentless pursuit of new trading ideas and careful attention to technology. We believe in a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration and we empower each member of our team to have a meaningful impact from the very start of their career with Gelber. We invest in our future through our technology and talented staff, strategically committing resources to move our firm forward and help our people succeed. We trade a little bit of everything here and are always looking to expand into new opportunities. Our flat organizational structure and focus on a true meritocracy, attracts individuals with an edge which contributes to our consistent success.

As a Trade Support Ops Specialist at Gelber, you will have a real opportunity to have a long-term career in Information Technology at a successful trading firm. You will work side by side with other talented individuals as the first line of defense for the firm. This role is for someone who flourishes in a fast-paced environment, has a strong work ethic, clear communication, and has a strong interest in growing their technical skillset. This position will report directly into the head of Trade Support who reports directly into the Chief Operating Officer.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide first and second level support for all Gelber employees
  • Provide primary real-time monitoring and support for all trading software and secondary monitoring for technical infrastructure
  • Monitor all Gelber proprietary applications and systems
  • Communicating across the team as well as with all trading and internal desks, including technology, across the firm

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 0-2 years of work experience
  • General understanding of Windows and Linux
  • Basic SQL knowledge
  • Understanding of Python and Powershell are not required, but must have a desire to learn
  • Strong critical thinking skills and sense of urgency when it comes to support
  • Ability to lift or move items weighing up to 50lbs
  • Flexibility with work schedule, including rotating schedule for on call on weekends and second shift (1-10pm central)

Benefits Highlights

Gelber offers a wide range of benefits to full-time employees in order to meet you and your covered dependents needs.  Our comprehensive benefits offering includes:

  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) retirement program with discretionary employer match
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical coverage provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield (PPO and HDHP/HSA) and dental coverage; generous employer cost-sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement for Undergraduate and Graduate courses
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care; pre-tax commuter benefits for parking and transit expenses
  • Life insurance and long-term disability coverage
  • Health club membership with on-site facilities (and reciprocal memberships)
  • Generous vacation time (15-day accrual in first full calendar year of employment; prorated accrual in initial year), paid holidays, and paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Weekly catered lunches and monthly continental breakfasts
  • Social events including sponsored 5k races and annual holiday party
  • Enjoyable work environment including a game room (foosball, ping pong, Golden Tee)
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Charitable giving and company matching opportunities
  • Casual, relaxed dress code
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