Senior Systems Engineer (Trading Application Development)

Company: Full Time QatarEnergy
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: November 20, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Primary purpose of job

  • Design and build efficient and innovative software solutions and interfaces that integrate with QatarEnergy Trading’s existing IT architecture to enable business growth and risk control through automation.
  • Work with traders, risk & finance managers, system architects, business analysts, project managers and other ICT departments to develop efficient and scalable systems, applications, interfaces and tools from scratch, and enable QatarEnergy Trading business growth through high level of automation and process optimization.
  • Build and maintain software solutions that fully integrate with the existing third party and in-house platforms in accordance with QET’s overall IT architecture design.
  • Provide timely technical support to in-house trading solutions to ensure business continuity.
  • Establish DevOps framework and tools for the Trading Solutions team as the foundation for futures growth and long-term success.
  • Lead external IT consultants and developers, provide technical requirements and test cases, manage the development timeline, and perform quality control to ensure the delivery of IT solutions that meet the business requirements.
  • Stay updated with the latest technology and tools, find innovative solutions, conduct POCs, document and share knowledge & practices to help QatarEnergy Trading gain a sustainable and competitive advantage in the market.
  • Apply security measures by following security procedures and standards to ensure secure environment, manage and address Trading systems vulnerabilities and threats, adhere to established standards, processes, procedures, and policies throughout the software development life cycle.

Experience & Skills

  • Minimum 8 years of experience designing, developing and implementing enterprise-level, multitier software solutions using C#, AngularJS (6 and above), VBA within a commodity trading, banking or hedge fund environment.
  • Extensive experience in writing efficient SQL, and relevant experience with database design is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of RESTful web services is required.
  • Good understanding of straight-through-processing (STP) requirements and FIX protocol is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation, maintenance cloud solutions using Azure DevOps and other cloud technologies (e.g. Microsoft Azure Data Factory) and building reporting capabilities is preferred.
  • Experience working with any CTRM/ETRM system is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Python is a plus.
  • Ability to implement solutions and drive changes using Agile methods, including prototyping and tactical solutions to meet the short-term and dynamic needs of the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Self-reliance and self-sufficiency; willingness to help build a business from the ground upwards in a phased manner but with quick short-term solutions essential for success.
  • Strong delivery focus is critical.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related field.

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