Application Support - Electronic Trading

  • GBP50000 - GBP100000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Astbury Marsden Technology
  • 08 Aug 16

A leading Electronic Trading Firm is currently looking for a Application Support Engineer to join their Trading Systems Support team. You will work closely with Traders, Developers, Exchanges and Operations to investigate and resolve system issues.

A leading Electronic Trading Firm is currently looking for a Application Support Engineer to join their Trading Systems Support team. You will work closely with Traders, Developers, Exchanges and Operations to investigate and resolve system issues.

Essential Skill set

*Interested in applying technology to real world situation, comfortable working in fast-paced work environment
*Possess an education background in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics or similar field with minimum Masters Degree. Proven background of working in Support capacity within the Equities Trading environment
* Strong Technical experience; Shell / Perl / Python scripting
*Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Linux system administration and usage.
*Strong Networking knowledge
*Strong communication skills
*Previous experience of working in High Frequency Trading , Algo Trading , Investment Banking background is desirable

Key responsibilities

*Support and monitor Trading systems/ exchanges
*Troubleshoot high incident Production issues that impact stakeholders
*Work alongside other business and Technical teams to resolve issues
*Conduct analysis to identify cause of issues
*Project work
*Participate in Application deployment
*Provide 2nd Level Support

The client is one of the leading Electronic Trading Firms with a global presence. They offer one of the best package / bonus structure in comparison to all their competitors, have a great work life balance and their office is located a prime location with very easy access from all major transport links.

If you are interested in hearing more about this position or if you are keen to discuss a new exciting career within Support, and then please get in touch.