Senior Trading Application Support - Electronic Trading - £600

£450 - £600 per day
31 Oct 2013
28 Nov 2013
Richard Twumasi
Finance, IT
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Trading Application Support - Electronic Trading - £600 per day - City

Keywords: Application Support, Trading, Electronic Trading, Contract, London, Support, Orc, Unix, Perl, Python, Scripting, Equity Derivatives, exchange connectivity, fix, real time trading,

A major global financial services institution is currently recruiting for a Senior Trading Application Support contractor to join their trading applications team. This team provides electronic trading, market making, trading and exchange connectivity solutions for equity derivatives across all regions.

In this role as Senior Trading Application Support your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing projects related to electronic trading and market making solutions for their equity derivatives business
  • Responsible for 2nd and 3rd level support for electronic trading systems providing proactive support to traders such as performance optimisation, best practices and optimal system configurations
  • Tracking of all outstanding product defects and issues and working to resolve them
  • Involved in preparation of technical proposals
  • Requirement gathering, analysis and design of solution architecture and translating business requirements into product features/requirements
  • Provide reporting

The successful candidate should have the following skills and experience:

  • Must Have: Extensive experience within technical application support within Equity Derivatives
  • Advanced knowledge of real time trading system and exchange connectivity
  • Strong knowledge of real time electronic trading products, business workflow and trading technology
  • Business Analysis Skills - turning business processes into functional requirements into operating solutions
  • Technical support background and aptitude in order to liaise with developers and other technical teams
  • Hands on project management skills to help deliver projects and manage team issues as well as make recommendations for improvements and technical design
  • Must Have: Scripting experience, strong knowledge of python or Perl
  • Must Have: Strong knowledge of Unix systems

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person and will enable the right professional to engage in a long-term contract working for a well-known brand synonymous with the banking industry. To be considered for this opportunity send your CV immediately

Richard Twumasi

Harrington Starr

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