DevOps Engineer - Global Investment Bank – New York or Chicago

J Harlan Group, LLC - New York, NY

DevOps Engineer

Global Investment Bank – New York or Chicago


J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Dev Ops Engineer at a prominent NYC Global Investment Bank

Our client is looking for a DevOps Engineer is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer in either New York or Chicago who can provide business-facing support for Futures Trading and downstream platforms. The role requires an individual with initiative, learning agility, and a strong focus on continuous improvement, as well as delivering business value.

Principal Responsibilities

As a member of the Futures Technology team, you will be working directly with the business as well as developers and global operational teams in a follow-the-sun support model. This is a front-office facing role and experience in handling business stakeholders within a demanding environment is essential. You will also work on strategic regional and global projects taking on such roles as analyst, developer, tester, and release manager. Finally, you must be a self-starter, have learning agility, and comfortable working in a hybrid working environment.

The ideal candidate would have a background:

You’ll bring 1 to 5 years of experience and a selection of the following skills:

  • Experience within the Financial Services industry, preferably with experience in Futures Trading and Execution platforms like Fidessa, TT, Bloomberg, and alike
  • Excellent and wide-reaching technical skills enabling deep analysis and fast issue resolution
  • Experience working with business customers and translating technology into business terms and vice versa
  • Proven background in proactive identification of problems and implementing business process, data, application, or technology-related solutions
  • Experience handling Incident and Problems to ensure healthy and stable Production environments.
  • A degree in computer science (or another technical discipline) or comparable work experience is required

Ideally, along with:

  • Experience of operating systems – proficient with UNIX and Windows environments
  • Experience writing SQL queries and interacting with databases systems
  • Capability to interpret Java, UNIX/Shell Script, Python and .Net languages for analysis is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of ITIL & Agile tools and processes (e.g., Remedy, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Incident management, problem management, and change management experience
  • Good knowledge of health/alerting tools and tuning them to tighten environment controls
  • Project management and software development delivery would be beneficial but not essential
  • Knowledge of order management platforms, trading business, MiF
  • Quick learner, Detail oriented; Demonstrable thoroughness and strong ownership of work.
  • Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others.
  • Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment; High sense of urgency.

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate looking to exercise their technology skills in a business facing role supporting a critical (and growing) part of the firm’s Commodity and Global Market business. The ideal candidate will be able to find opportunities to deliver business value, be accountable to themselves and others for their delivery, and perform the role with integrity.

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the services/ products they deliver. An individual with a passion for technology, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.

If you or anyone in your network would be interested in this opportunity, please send resume to Jerry Goldberg at or directly contact us at (212) 792-0099

About the Client:

The firm is a prominent multinational investment management firm. The company manages a variety of investment funds that make extensive use of quantitative methods and proprietary computational technology to support fundamental research in the management of its investments.

They have a relentlessly focuses on innovation and integration: innovation in new products, markets and businesses as well as new tools, models and technology management and performance structures; integration of fundamental research, quantitative strategies and technical analysis, all supported by an intensive focus on operational excellence and comprehensive risk management.

The talent and dedication of their people is critical to their success. They offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment. They offer a broad range of competitive benefits on a global basis.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an investment management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior management in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients.

Posted On: Friday, May 6, 2022

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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