Trading Systems Application Support (Sydney)

  • Competitive Salary and discretionary bonus
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Eclipse Trading
  • 23 Sep 16

Our Application Support team comprises of some of the best people in this field. They play an exceptionally vital role in ensuring the in-house built, low-latency trading systems are performing optimally. By joining us today, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, yet highly professional team responsible for the support of our trading systems. The team supports the Australian market. If you have an analytical mind, are a strong believer in a proactive approach to applications support, and find fulfillment in troubleshooting mission critical systems in a fast-paced trading floor environment - then we want YOU! Join us today.

Technology is at the heart of our business.  

For our growing team in Sydney, we are now actively hiring for a Trading Systems Application Support. 

If you have an analytical mind, are a strong believer in a proactive approach to applications support, and find fulfillment in troubleshooting mission critical systems in a fast-paced trading floor environment - then we want YOU!   Join us today. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage and support of the in-house developed, critical trading applications within a distributed multi-server environment
  • Engage actively with traders on a daily basis and provide speedy support
  • Collaborate closely  with the Desktop, Network, and Development teams to maintain optimal performance of the trading system
  • Develop scripts and other tools to support our trading systems operations as required
  • Play an indispensible part  in your team’s continual growth and results

 

What you offer

  • University Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 2-3 years of prior experience in application support
  • Solid experience in Scripting, including but not limited to: PERL, PHP, Java, Python, SQL
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting, problem solving skills with an in-depth understanding of System Infrastructure
  • Strong Linux skills in a production environment (Redhat/ Fedora/ CentOS preferred)
  • Front Office support experience in i-banks, proprietary trading firms, finance, equities industries is an advantage
  • Exposure to market data services such as: Reuters, Bloomberg is an advantage
  • Proactive, highly motivated, team spirit, forward thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in both spoken and written English is a key to success

 

What we offer

  • Young and casual work environment, but still results driven
  • Life/ work balance, in a multi-cultural environment with reasonable work hours
  • Fast growing company, encouraging the exploration of new technologies and ideas
  • Flat management structure, where everyone is encouraged to voice his/her opinion
  • Constructive feedback will be given, and your feedback is encouraged
  • Hands-on experience in the most exciting part of the financial industry
  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • The successful candidate will be part of the team covering the Australian market.

*If you have prior experience with Open source projects, please provide the links if possible as they will be taken into consideration.

 

If you want to work in a fast paced and proactive working environment, allowing you to be highly visible and rewarded on your results, then joining us will be a positive change in your career.

Please send us your resume (in PDF or S Word format) and your cover letter, including your availability, previous and expected salary via the below link:

https://eclipsetrading.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=284b3023-a752-4217-a6cf-205017d85de1

 

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes

 

For further information, please visit our website: http://www.eclipseoptions.com