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Gelber Group, LLC Junior TechOps Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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 Junior Technology Operations Engineer at Gelber, you will have a real opportunity to have a long-term career in Engineering at a successful trading firm. This position will work closely with not only other talented engineers on Technology Operations but with the rest of the technology team, trading, and Trade Support. 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 Manager of Technology Operations who reports directly into the Chief Technology Officer.

What you?ll do:

  • Supporting Gelber?s Third Party Applications that help Engineers? productivity

  • Creating efficiencies for Engineers, Trade Support, and ultimately Traders by creating and deploying software into Gelber?s production environment

  • Automating and streamlining Gelber?s applications, processes, and systems

  • Troubleshooting through complex problems where you cannot always google the answer for development, QA, and production environments

  • Working closely on internal deployments with Risk, Compliance, and Trading Groups

    What you?ll need:

  • Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or a related field

  • 0-3 years of work experience and a strong ability to learn

  • Experience working with either Linux Shell, Bash, Python, or SQL

  • General understanding of Windows and Linux administration

  • Strong critical thinking skills and sense of urgency when it comes to support

  • Great communication skills, inquisitive nature, and strong attention to detail

  • Must be able to be on call for 2 weeks at a time, with 4 weeks off, which includes taking calls 24/7

    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