Trading Application Support Engineer

Trading Application Support Engineer


Job Reference: 22-00021

£60,000 - £90,000 Per Year

Trading Application Support Engineer. 
You don’t have to enjoy playing golf, sailing, swimming, shooting, tennis, gaming, socialising, horse riding, stand up paddleboarding, playing football, dining out with friends, walking on beaches, sea kayaking or having no commute, to work with this client but it will help!!!
Would you like to join a high-performance team working with one of the world’s leading quant hedge funds? Are you a naturally inquisitive individual with a desire to learn? Do you enjoy challenging work that will stretch you with lots of training on the latest tech? Do you love a good work-life balance and relish the idea of living in the beautiful Channel Islands with access to the sea & sandy beaches? Read on…
The Role You will join a collaborative highly skilled Trading Application Support team embedded at the cutting edge of one of the most highly sophisticated Financial Services trading platforms.
You’ll be the first point of contact for any real-time operational/technical platform issues.  Issues are usually trading critical & require a lot of thought & technical skills, both to diagnose & resolve.  You & the team will help manage the software change control to the trading platform. You will work closely with the trading desk, understanding the interactions with the trading platform, how the various developer teams work, as well as in-house software & applications. 
The latest troubleshooting & DevOps technologies are utilised in building the in-house solutions, which in turn creates a dynamic & exciting environment for all involved parties.  Given the complex nature of the trading platform, training is provided through detailed in-house plans & testing, as well as continued support to develop new skills & understanding required for such a dynamic environment. 
You will also help maintain & supplement the team’s knowledge of the trading platform as it evolves by researching & documenting production changes, participating in daily stand-ups & regular conference calls with developers.  
Support requires coverage of European, American & Asian time zones. The majority of time will be on European hours, as such, there is a need for all team members to work shifts on a rotation basis, as & when required. 
In summary, you will:  
  • Provide immediate, front-line application support to the trading desk. 
  • Monitor & support the 24-hour trading platform to ensure that they are able to trade at all times. 
  • Manage & coordinate software & feature releases into production. 
  • Manage & troubleshoot daily production issues ensuring timely resolution. 
  • Liaise with developers & team members regarding product developments & issue escalation/tracking. 
Title:                                 Trading Application Support Engineer. 
Location:                          Channel Isles.  Accommodation provided.
Remuneration:                Competitive Salary neg on experience + low tax rate, bonus, pension, accommodation, life cover, PMI and dental etc. 
Start date:                        ASAP Client will wait for the right person. 
Duration:                          Permanent role. 
Who are we looking for?   This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual with a methodical approach to work, to gain exposure to a fast-moving trading environment & to the cutting edge technologies involved in running Europe’s leading hedge fund. You will have: 2 years of experience in a technical role, be able to read code, with troubleshooting skills & some kind of automation experience.  You will need strong problem-solving skills & the ability to remain calm under pressure & prioritise. Possessing a growth mindset & the ability to think innovatively & offer creative solutions you have the desire & willingness to learn new technologies & ways of working. 
So to join the progressive company where you will be valued, trained, paid well with training and accommodation provided call, Simon or Laura, on 01566 776 888 or email your CV to [email protected] 
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