Trading System Analyst

Location: Tokyo, Japan Salary: benefits
Sector: Banking IT Type: Permanent

System Analyst for cutting edge Trading System. Work at a small but high powered international financial services firm with its finger on the pulse of the equities market.

Responsibilities include:

  • Production trading systems monitoring and support
  • Gather business and functional requirements, in order to create Business Requirements documentation.
  • Work as the key liaison between the technology and business teams to improve system functionalities
  • Working with off-shore technical support team
  • Generating MIS reports as per business needs.
  • Performing regular tests on the trading system.
  • Full client onboarding
  • In charge of timely responses to inquiries on technical matters
  • This is a customer-facing support role requiring direct customer interaction via telephone and in person.


  • FIX protocol.
  • Onboarding and/or support experience for Client connectivity mandatory
  • Trading System support experience.
  • Programming: Python, SQL.
  • Database: MySQL.
  • A clear track record of experience in electronic securities trading, particularly Equities Market.
  • Windows, firewalls, Linux and Cisco networks - the more knowledge in these areas the better.
  • Fluent written and spoken English a must.
  • Japanese language skills a plus.

SThree Japan is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.