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Support Analyst - E-Trading Application Support


Posted on Nov 24, 2022 by N.P.A.

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£70k - £120k Annual

2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst, Application Support, Windows, Linux, Scripting, SQL.

The minimum required skills are:

Excellent knowledge of Windows Desktop/Server and Linux with at least 2+ years Scripting and at least a core knowledge of Databases (SQL Server, Postgress, Oracle, Sybase).

Candidates with the main Technical skills and NO previous Financial experience will be considered offering a superb opportunity to gain some invaluable Financial/Banking experience.

Preferred candidates will have some Trade Floor Support experience - Looking after Financial Trading Applications/Market Data Systems in a mixed Windows/Linux environment (any of RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, CENTOS, SuSE, Solaris).

Ideal candidates will have strong Linux Systems Administration (4/5+ years) with at least 2+ years Scripting Python, PowerShell, Bash, Perl, R along with a strong understanding of Database Architecture - SQL Server/Oracle and some experience of FIX connectivity/Client On-boarding and troubleshooting.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent Knowledge of Windows Desktop - 10/11.
  • Windows Server/Active Directory - 12/16/19.
  • Linux System Administration - Any Of: RedHat, Ubuntu, CENTOS, SuSE, Debian.
  • Scripting - At Least One of: Python, R, Perl, Powershell, Bash.
  • Core knowledge of Databases - SQL Server/Postgress.

Any experience of Low Latency/HFT (High Frequency Trading) Algorithmic Trading Systems would be highly advantageous including BIOS/Kernel Tuning and Optimization and any DevOps also beneficial although this is a superb opportunity for someone with the core skills to gain some exposure to other areas.

Non Essential But Highly Desirable Skills:

  • Previous Application Support (Ideally Trading/Market Data).
  • Experience supporting Futures & Options Trading/Settlement Systems.
  • Knowledge of at least one of the ISV's products - Fidessa, Trading Technologies, Stellar, ULLink, WebICE, Object Trading, ION/Patsystems, Trayport.
  • Exchange Connectivity - ICE/LIFFE, Eurex, CME/CBOT, Xetra, Chi-X, LME, LSE, NYSE.
  • FIX Connectivity - Client On-boarding, Support/Troubleshooting of FIX Logs/Connections.
  • Knowledge of Equities, Futures, Commodities and FX asset classes is an advantage
  • Knowledge of market data feed handlers and execution feeds is an advantage
  • Knowledge of market-making/liquidity provision and algorithmic trading is an advantage
  • Other Market Data - Reuters, Bloomberg, CQG, Ateo (Teo and Lisa).

Within reason the role will pay what's required for The Right Candidate the wide salary range will largely depend on relevant Financial experience but applications are expected in the £70 to £120k range + Excellent Bonus + Benefits depending upon experience.

Reference: 1802945635

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