Senior Application Support Analyst (Trading)

Recruiter
REC Solutions Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Application Support Analyst (SQL, Shell, Perl, Python, Trading, Equities, FIX Protocol, FIX Connectivity)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trading Application Support Analyst to join a well established brokerage based in the city. My client have offices all over the globe and this is a fantastic opportunity for a hungry, motivated. skilled candidate to join a friendly and growing company. Ideally we seek the Trading Application Support Analyst to have strong SQL skills. Also ideally seeking candidates with Shell Scripting but also happy to consider candidates with Perl or Python.

Responsibilities - Senior Application Support Analyst (SQL, Shell, Perl, Python, Trading, Equities, FIX Protocol, FIX Connectivity)

  • Take responsibility for the monitoring and support of Dark pool and Auction Pool, from crossing through to trade and transaction reporting
  • Responsible for monitoring and proprietary and existing third party applications which largely make up the settlement environment
  • Work closely with the Post Trade product managers on ad-hoc technical automation projects in a cross platform environment (Unix/Windows)
  • Produce reports from Sybase and Oracle databases based on requests from sales trade desk and operations department
  • Monitor log files for trade problems and initiate follow-up actions. Liaise between front and back office to resolve issues
  • Test and implement new software releases and configuration changes from both internal and external developers
  • Liaise regularly with the sales trading desk, the operations department and development to ensure awareness of system issues
  • Composition of, and enhancement to, all relevant documentation
  • Participate in other recurring and ad-hoc projects requiring a professional approach to project management

Skills Required - Senior Application Support Analyst (SQL, Shell, Perl, Python, Trading, Equities, FIX Protocol, FIX Connectivity)

  • Ideally 3rd level qualification in IT
  • Ideally Strong SQL skills
  • Ideally experience in shell scripting an advantage
  • Ideally experience with SWIFT an advantage
  • Ideally experience with FIX protocol an advantage
  • Good understanding of networking, operating systems architecture, message queuing, email delivery and internet protocols
  • Experience with financial Trading applications within an equities environment a distinct advantage
  • Working knowledge of MS Office a distinct advantage
  • Experience with ITRS a distinct advantage
  • Sybase & Oracle 1st level support an advantage
  • High level of software knowledge
  • Proven ability to manage projects
  • Quality mind-set and striving to resolve issues
  • Client focused
  • Excellent communication skills

The role will offer - Senior Application Support Analyst (SQL, Shell, Perl, Python, Trading, Equities, FIX Protocol, FIX Connectivity)

  • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
  • A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between

Key words: Senior Application Support Analyst (SQL, Shell, Perl, Python, Trading, Equities, FIX Protocol, FIX Connectivity)

REC Solutions LTD is an equal opportunity employer and all candidates are welcome.


This job was originally posted as www.cityjobs.com/job/960716617

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