Operations Specialist BATS Trading
Summary: BATS is actively seeking a dedicated and highly motivated team oriented person to fill the role of Operations
Specialist. Core IT operational experience skills is a must. Role will provide operational support for all U.S. based markets.
Location: Lenexa, Kan.
? Provide day-to-day operational support for the core trading system and applications supporting
BATS U.S. based markets.
? Monitor the live trading system and actively engage in the incident management process.
? Support various daily configuration changes required for the core trading platform.
? Analyze and optimize trading platform.
? Actively participate in implementation efforts for special projects and drive to completion.
? Define and document operational processes, policies and procedures.
? Bachelor?s degree or higher.
? Willingness to provide second shift coverage and to participate in occasional weekend testing.
? Seven+ years? experience in a technical operations support role.
? High level of proficiency in Python, SQL and UNIX shell scripting.
? Ability to read and evaluate C++ desired.
? Systems Administration and/or Network Administration experience desired.
? Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills a must.
? Vigorous desire to learn securities business and BATS technology.
? Required to obtain Series 7 and 63 licenses.
? Ability to work well in a dynamic environment.
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Since June 2005, BATS has positioned itself in the securities industry as a leading market center delivering speed,
performance, and innovation to its member base, which is comprised of hundreds of Wall Street?s most recognized
names. The industry and technology professionals that make up the BATS team are focused on keeping
innovation and competition alive in the securities markets. Because our employees and investors come from the
industry, we are well positioned to help make the securities markets a better place to do business.
BATS Global Markets offers one of the most exciting places to work in the Kansas City area. Working in the
securities industry is exciting, ?real-time? fast, always changing, and on the leading edge of technology. We only
hire the best and brightest. If you consider yourself in the top ranks in your field of expertise, then you might
consider applying to BATS. Join us and work alongside other top-notch professionals ? it?s always fun being on
the ?A? team. We have a casual (yet not sloppy) dress code, because we value what our employees can do more
than how they dress. Our compensation program, made up of salary and bonus, is highly competitive. In addition,
the company offers a retirement plan with matching contributions, a group health plan, and life insurance.
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