What will you be doing?
Providing support for Cash Equities Technology in London, with a particular focus on trading / sales based applications
Developing specialist knowledge in relevant systems, sharing that knowledge, as required, with global teams
Liaising with internal traders, operations, and other stakeholders on potential process improvements
Taking ownership of issues through to resolution or escalation, as appropriate
Pro-actively improving the quality of systems and service, and increase business value
Undertaking projects as required, including : capacity and performance management, monitoring initiatives, infrastructure upgrades, web based tools, reporting and audit
Upholding and championing policies, procedures and standards
What we’re looking for :
Excellent knowledge of supporting applications on Unix platforms and experience working with relational databases (DB2, SQL Server and Oracle)
Exposure to middleware technologies (e.g. Tibco RV and Solace) and UNIX
Extensive knowledge of the Equities / Financial Markets and genuine interest in financial markets
Front Office experience
Skills that will help you in the role :
Scripting (Bash / Perl / Python) skills and experience in automation
Experience in a business facing application support role in an Investment Bank with good troubleshooting capability and analytical skills
Track record of delivering continuous service improvement and being an effective communicator
Experience of supporting complex Cash Equities systems, preferably complex enterprise trading / risk systems
Where will you be working?
5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place.
It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links.
The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.