Buyside Senior Trade Support Engineer
I am currently working with a well-established Hedge Fund & Asset Manager looking to grow their presence in London.
The role holder will become a senior member of the regional Trade Support Team based in their West End offices. The team are responsible for 1st to 3rd line support for Global in house-built Trading applications, their key objective is to contribute to the service quality and ongoing durability of the cross-asset trading environment.
You will be passionate about using software to help support complex business problems and possess the ability to work in a collaborative way across business units, teams and regions. Ideally, you are a highly analytical Trade Support Engineer with a strong background in financial services, expert scripting skills in Bash, Perl or Python and extensive knowledge of SQL.
At heart, you'll be a curious problem solver who loves to understand how something works and takes equal enjoyment in finding and explaining how this impacts the trading environment. You will be a natural leader and thrive on sharing ideas and work well in an Agile environment.
If you have hands on experience with cloud technologies like AWS and distributed architecture this will prove to be beneficial in applying for this role.
Essential Skills & Requirements:
- 5+ years of experience in financial services
- Bachelor’s degree, Computer Science or Engineering preferred
- The ability to troubleshoot and diagnose network issues
- Experience supporting customer facing applications
- Expert level knowledge of the FIX protocol
- Strong Linux administration skills
- Strong scripting skills (Bash, Perl, and Python)
- Market data support experience (Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters)
- Working knowledge of SQL
- Trading system support experience (OMS/EMS)
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