Equities Application Support
- Type Permanent
- Salary £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
- Location City of London
- Sectors Banking and Finance
A Equities Application Support role has arisen within a Tier 1 Investment Bank.
You the Equities Application Support specialist will be working within their Equities Application Support team, where you will be responsible for ensuring the stability of client and server-based application processes and their associated infrastructure.
Within the Equities Application Support team you will be assisting users of applications by acting as a first point of contact and taking ownership over full life cycle of incident resolution. The successful Equities Application Support 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 front line, 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.
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.
Exposure to Linux or Unix
Understanding of SQL
Use of scripting languages, such as: Python, Perl
Knowledge of trading concepts
Work with of FIX (Financial Information Exchange)
Starting Salary of around £50,000, paying up to £75,000 for the right candidate.
Benefits (including health care and pension)
Front office technology bonus
Constant learning opportunities
Great Career growth and development
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