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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Associate System Engineer

  • We are PEAK6, a leading investment firm, headquartered in the historic Chicago Board of Trade Building, where we first opened our doors in 1997. It’s been over 20 years since we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology to use in our trading business. Today, we continue to leverage our technical ingenuity and operational excellence across several investment areas, spanning early-to-mid growth capital, operational control, trading, and e-sports, while always providing value to the customer. Throughout the years, we’ve built and operated several financial technology firms, and we continue to evolve. You’ll find a bit of everything here, and we’re always looking to take on new endeavours.

    As an Associate System Engineer in Finance, you will be instrumental in the experience of all our employees throughout the PEAK6. We’re looking for someone who takes ownership of their work, is resourceful in their problem-solving skills and is able to think creatively. This individual will work together with Sr. Finance System Analyst to support for our Finance Team and will take on projects that will require clear communication and completion in a timely manner. We want someone who has a passion for setting the performance bar and thrives in an energetic team environment, while delivering a fully integrated solution that fits into one unified technology stack.

     On the Finance System Team, you’ll be responsible for:

    • Collaborating with team members and leadership, implementing great support processes, procedures, and documentation.
    • Collaborate with team members to determine best technical solution to automate manual workloads. Creating solutions for end-users using development skills.
    • Integration development using middleware and RESTlets as defined by a specification and maintaining existing integrations
    • Providing support for end user systems and applications.
    • Identifying opportunities for business enablement through smart use of technology.
    • Quickly assess system issues and determine an accurate course of action.
    • Performing new hire onboarding, including account creation, setup role and permissions.
    • Managing, supporting, and provisioning business applications in a cloud-based environment.
    • Writing clear, concise documentation for team members in wiki tools (Confluence & GitHub).
    • Evaluating and recommending new software platforms and services.

    You’ll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

    • Python (pandas, numpy) & JavaScript experience. 1+ year.
    • Experience working in a desktop support environment, saving people’s e­-lives along the way.
    • An analytical mind, willing to continually dig deeper on everything put in front of you.
    • Understanding concepts of A/P & A/R, P2P & P2C modules (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Procure to Cash, Procure to Pay)
    • Working knowledge of system Integrations and experience with API concepts. (SOAP and RESTful)
    • Experienced with creating SQL statements
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Must interact with users at all levels of the organization
    • Netsuite Experience is huge plus.

    As part of our interview process, you will meet with members of both our Belfast and US offices. Everyone you meet, shares the same values: Open and Honest Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration, Involving Everyone, Leaders Who Serve and Personal Accountability.

    Life at PEAK6:

    We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.

    We offer:

    • Market Leading Salary plus Annual Bonus  
    • 28 days annual leave plus 10 NI national holidays  
    • Training & Development Budget  
    • Pension matched up to 7%   
    • Private health insurance for medical, dental & optical  
    • Life Insurance  
    • Great work/life balance, flexible working hours  
    • Parental leave allowance  
    • Modern city centre office 
    • Discounted gym membership  
    • Hackathon events  
    • Poker tournaments    
    • Charitable matching gift program
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