Application Support, UNIX, SQL, Derivatives

£45000 - £50000 per annum
18 Feb 2013
18 Mar 2013
Natasha Vouckelatou
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Support, Unix, Linux, SQL, Shell, Perl, Vendor, Production Support, Derivatives, Risk, Fixed Income

A leading software vendor is looking to add to their support team a Technical Operations Analyst (Application Support).

The vendor is a hosted real-time portfolio and risk management platform, supporting globally located clients. You will become a member of an international team of IT professionals running and supporting a 24/7 mission-critical financial trading and risk management system: supporting and troubleshooting automated process, monitoring performance and reliability, second tier user support assisting the trade support desk.

You will also be trained to participate in the design and development of software and processes (Perl/Shell Scripting), in order to enhance client service. In addition you will coordinate with DBA, Unix Systems Administrators and development teams.

The Application Support Analyst will have:

  • Extensive Unix/Linux skills, command line, shell scripting
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Knowledge of financial markets and equity derivatives / Fixed Income products

  • At least 2 years production support experience
  • A proactive nature and have the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of the financial industry would be a plus but isn't necessary

This role is based inCentral London, and will pay up to £45k base salary, plus benefits. Working hours are 9am until 6pm and there is no weekend or on-call work. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a strong technical base to improve their technical skill set and get exposure to a demanding financial environment. If you are interested in this role, please submit an updated CV.

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