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Functional Support Engineer - Equities Electronic Trading Investment Bank

Adlam Consulting Ltd

Posted on Jan 4, 2023 by Adlam Consulting Ltd

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£550 - £650 Daily

Functional Support Engineer - Equities Electronic Trading Investment Bank

Looking for 1-2 people to join electronic trading support team as a functional, business facing support specialist.The team handles cash equities, but other product experience is acceptable

Required skills:

  • Financial Markets eTrading experience - egAlgo trading, high frequency, low-latency trading, basket trading - desirable
  • Experience of high touch and low touch trading highly desirable.
  • Basic Scripting and development skills (Unix/Linux Shell, Python, Perl for Scripting, any other programming language, eg C, C++, Java)
  • Basic SQL queries

The team provides functional and technical support for all front and Back End components running on Windows and Linux environments.

The team also manages connectivity to the different electronic trading venues.

Production systems are installed worldwide.

Follow-the-Sun support model is in place, involving teams in Europe, Asia and North America.

Systems are complex so as part of support activities the range of technical skills involved is wide.

All team members are expected to quickly develop, or already have, a good understanding of trading systems.

Out-of-hours work is regularly required particularly at weekends (once every 6 to 8 weeks), on a rota basis. The team can also provide on-call support.


  • Day-to-day support of, but not limited to, OMS/EMS, Algo platform, market gateways, market data, client gateways
  • Responsible for efficient resolution of issues to minimize impact to clients and internal users including liaising with end users, team members, management, vendors, other internal IT teams
  • Assist in the development, design and implementation of technical support systems
  • Perform activities related to implementation and rollout for upgrades of existing services
  • Work closely with development teams, business analysts, architects, infrastructure teams to design and setup new systems and improve existing platforms (resilience, high availability, performance, low-latency, new functionalities)
  • Coordinate and organise changes with external vendors, markets, ECNs
  • Plan, schedule, implement and document the change activities
  • Improve team documentation, keep it up-to-date and share knowledge with global team

Inside IR35; Partly Remote

Adlam Consulting operates as an Employment Agency & an Employment Business Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Reference: 1844041024


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