Application Support - Financial Services

London (Central), London (Greater)
£55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
24 May 2014
21 Jun 2014
Nirain Patel
Finance, IT
Job Level
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Support - Financial Services - 40 - 55k

Application Support - Financial Services - MS SQL Server - SQL - XML Messaging - Perl VBA - Crystal Reporting - OMS - Oracle

Application Support Specialist is required to join a fast-growing company with a team of innovators creating powerful software solutions and providing exceptional client service to meet the stringent demands of a rapidly changing financial marketplace. The Application Support Specialist role is based in the City of London and offers a competitive package

Principal Accountabilities of Application Support Analyst

  • Loading/updating Oracle/MS-SQL databases used for problem investigation
  • Ability to work under pressure and provide solution on a timely manner.
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills, an eye for detail, strong problem solving skill and a customer-centric perspective.
  • Liaising with internal Development teams and Relationship Management on bug fixes and enhancements
  • Responsible for working with the development teams to ensure releases are smooth, error-free, and easily rolled-back.

Required Skills & Experience of Application Support Analyst

  • Experience in Core backend technologies such as

o MS SQL Server


o XML Messaging

  • Experience in working Order Management Systems (OMS)
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Experience in database reporting tools
  • Enjoys problem solving and investigation skills (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Working knowledge of electronic trading in derivative markets (Equity, Futures, Options and FX) is a plus.

This is a social, hard working and techy team, who enjoy the working environment and are seeking a like minded individual to join the team. It is essential that any candidate applying must have excellent communication skills and a sense of humour!


Location: City of London

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000

Application Support - Financial Services - MS SQL Server - SQL - XML Messaging - Perl VBA - Crystal Reporting - OMS - Oracle

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