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Application Support - Equities - London

Location: City of London, London Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Banking and Finance Type: Permanent

Application Support - Equities - London

Front Office Application Support role has arisen within a Tier 1 Investment Bank.

Working within their Application Support team, you will be responsible for ensuring the stability of client and server-based application processes and their associated infrastructure.

Within the team you will be assisting users of applications by acting as a first point of contact and taking ownership over full lifecycle of incident resolution. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a variety of roles.

These will include (but are not limited to) proactive & reactive ready-for-business checks and real-time monitoring of processes, connections and trade flows. You will also be acting as an escalation point for frontline, investigating and resolving data quality issues and user queries, and system break/fix along with user recovery.

The right candidate for this position must be extremely technically proficient, but as this is a front office role you must also have first rate communication skills and business acumen. You should be able to provide evidence of a strong track record within Application Support in other top tier banking and finance firms, preferably within Equities however other front office asset classes would also be looked at.

Essential Requirements include:

Strong understanding of UNIX and PC based operating systems

Strong Understanding of SQL

Knowledge of various scripting languages, such as: Perl, Python

Deep understanding of trading concepts

Desirable Requirements

An understanding of FIX (Financial Information Exchange)

Specific Equity Product knowledge

They have a strong team ethic that is based on excellence and integrity, and these values are the foundation for building a professional career that is balanced with their staff's personal lifestyles. Working there, it is a fantastic chance to grow both professionally and personally, having many opportunities for learning and career growth.

Benefits

  • Starting Salary of around £50,000, paying up to £80,000 for the right candidate.
  • Strong Benefits (including healthcare and pension)
  • Strong front office technology bonus
  • Constant learning opportunities
  • Strong Career growth and development

To find out more about Huxley, please visit www.huxley.com

Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales