Careers at WHSS

West Highland Support Services is a vendor agnostic global service provider, recognized as an industry authority and thought partner for market data, information, referential data, technology and professional services for over two decades.

We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join our team of motivated professionals. See our full listing of job openings with details in the column to the right.




Please send all resumes to careers@westhighland.net

Available Positions

MARKET DATA, EDM, BIG DATA DEVELOPER


Job Summary

West Highland is looking for a motivated and customer-oriented Market Data, EDM, Big Data Developer with a passion to code and design best in class systems for the financial sector! This individual will drive the development of financial applications using a variety of data sources, vendors, and API’s. The lead developer will have a client-facing role to translate business goals into technical architecture and implementation

Candidate will manage and enhance the development program of West Highland’s product suite and customer applications that drive price discovery, harvest, and model alternative and traditional data sets, resulting in alpha driven business decisions.

Deep understanding and knowledge of open source, Unix operating systems based on the Linux kernel as a distribution system.

Candidate will also need to have knowledge of orders, fills and data messaging infrastructure, e.g., data distribution & order management systems (DDS & OMS), following AGILE and ITIL best practices.

The candidate will need to have hands-on experience with the latest public and private cloud offerings.. Our code base will drive our SaaS products in the cloud, on a client’s premises, or as a hybrid.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Oversee application development program for West Highland products and client market data applications, feeds, and distribution systems
• Manage Programming priorities
• Ensure documentation, workflows and physical and logical diagrams are maintained and up to date

Qualifications and Skills:

• Experience building multi-threaded financial Java Spring applications
• Hands on development experience with creating REST/streaming microservices
• Experience with Git, Maven and CI/CD tools such as TeamCity or Jenkins
• Proficient in Linux (CentOS preferred)
• Good communication skills
• Highly motivated, detailed, and ability to handle fast-paced environment
• High-level and general-purpose programming language, e.g., Python, ksh/csh

Preferred:

• Experience with market data APIs, e.g., FactSet, Bloomberg, Refinitiv, ICE, Activ, Morningstar, etc.
• Knowledge of big data, EDM technologies like Apache Cassandra, Ignite, Spark, Kafka, Postgres,
• JavaScript front-end development (especially Vue.js),
• Knowledge of Messaging platforms TIBCO/MQ/Solace,
• Tick database technologies and content sources
• Data visualization and reporting tools – ETL, OLAP, Tableau, MS BI

Applicant must possess great communication and organizational skills, ability to interpret and articulate business requirements and technical solutions to a team, peers, management, and clients.

Please send resume to careers@westhighland.net
Subject: Market Data, EDM, Big Data Developer

MARKET DATA ENGINEER


Job Summary

West Highland is looking for a motivated and customer-oriented Market Data Engineer.

Ability to support market data distribution platforms, computer networks and internet connections internally and/or at hosted data center(s). The candidate must be able to support/troubleshoot firewalls or routers connecting clients to their service providers via remote access gateways.

The candidate will also work with the latest public and private cloud offerings, ensuring West Highland’s client systems are running at optimal performance and securely.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Oversee application monitoring in real-time
• Troubleshoot application, network problems and outages
• Meet industry leading client satisfaction levels
• Manage severity levels and escalation procedures globally
• Triage customer issues on behalf of clients with vendors, and service providers
• 24 hour global overage

Qualifications and Skills:

• 3+ years experience in supporting distributed market data platforms
– TREP/BPIPE/ACTIV/ICE
• Understanding of Unix, Linux – Red Hat / CentOS, etc.
• Cloud technologies
• Network Operational experience
• Worked with Tick databases technology and content providers
• Ability to write / understand scripts- csh/ksh/perl/python

Knowledge of messaging systems:

• TIBCO
• MQ
• Solace

Applicant must possess great communication and organizational skills, ability to interpret and articulate business requirements and technical solutions to peers, management, and clients.

Please send resume to careers@westhighland.net
Subject: Market Data Engineer

We take pride on assembling the best and brightest team available. Our staff are highly motivated and provide our clients’ with superior Market Data solutions.”

STEVEN R. ROE
CEO, West Highland Support Services