OPS STAFF (QUANTITATIVE DERIVATIVES TRADING) @ PREDICTION COMPANY, SANTA FE, NM, USA 
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 OPS STAFF (QUANTITATIVE DERIVATIVES TRADING) @ PREDICTION COMPANY, SANTA FE, NM, USA

OPERATIONS STAFF
(see misc.jobs.offered for engineering staff openings)

August 15, 1994
Prediction Company

Prediction Company is a small Santa Fe, NM based startup firm
utilizing nonlinear forecasting technologies for prediction and
computerized trading of derivative financial instruments. The senior
technical founders of the firm are Doyne Farmer and Norman Packard,
who have worked for over ten years in the fields of chaos theory and
nonlinear dynamics. The technical staff includes other senior
researchers in the field. The company has the backing of a major
technically based trading firm and their partner, a major European
bank.

There are currently two openings for operations staff:

Manager of Operations
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The job responsibilities include:

  *  management of technical and other operations personnel

  *  support of deployed hardware and software systems for global
  trading of financial derivatives

  *  management of data, including sourcing, archiving and management
  of a growing repository of historical financial data

  *  management of an internal computing environment including UNIX
  workstations for engineering and research, PC for operation and
  local and wide area network connectivity

  *  support for software engineering including release control and
  system testing

The successful applicant will hold an engineering degree and,
desirably an MBA and will be experienced in the management of
mission-critical computing operations, preferably for financial
trading applications.  Knowledge of and experience with real-time
financial data feeds, production methods, process engineering, top
down design methods, written specifications, formal test methods,
systems administration and source code control is highly desirable,
as is familiarity with database and wide-area networking technologies.
Software design experience in SQL (Sybase) or C++ is also desirable.

Support Engineer - Database and Production Systems
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The job responsibilities include:

  *  daily operation, monitoring and maintenance of a mission critical
     financial trading system

  *  database administration, maintenance and performance tuning

  *  development of maintenance and support tools and applications

The successful applicant will have excellent organizational skills and
personal discipline.  They will be willing to work or be on call at
sometimes unusual hours.  Ideally they will have experience operating
and maintaining mission critical systems.  In addition the qualified
applicant will have talent and experience as a software engineer
or database developer and have a degree in computer science or a
related technical discipline. Experience with Sybase RDBMS, financial
data services, Unix, Windows, C, C++, Excel and Windows based 4GLs or
database front ends would be an additional plus.

US or Canadian Citizenship required, or US Permanent Residency.  We
are unable to assist persons requiring H-1 or F-1 Visas.

Applicants should US mail resumes to:

Prediction Company
320 Aztec Street, Suite B
Santa Fe, NM 87501
attn: recruiting


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320 Aztec Street, Suite B               505-984-3123 Voice
Santa Fe, New Mexico  87501             505-983-0571 Fax

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320 Aztec Street, Suite B               505-984-3123 Voice
Santa Fe, New Mexico  87501             505-983-0571 Fax



Fri, 31 Jan 1997 23:02:31 GMT
 
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