Application Support - Front Office, Cash Equities, SQL, UNIX, Linux, ITIL

Job title : Application Support - Front Office, Cash Equities, SQL, UNIX, Linux, ITIL
Location : London
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Benefits Package
Sector : Sell Side
Contact : Ush Odedra
Call : 020 7280 9914
Email : email Ush
Reference : BH-17334
Application Support - Front Office, Cash Equities, SQL, UNIX, Linux, ITIL 
My client, a leading global banking institution has a permanent requirement for a Senior Application Support specialist. This is an opportunity to join a front office aligned team responsible for providing support for Cash Equities Technology in London, with a particular focus on trading/sales based applications.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record providing hands-on L2 and L3 application support with the ability to lead end-to-end technical troubleshooting and problem solving. This role will suit a true problem solver with hands on technical skills across Unix and SQL.  

In addition to day to day support, projects include capacity and performance management, monitoring initiatives, infrastructure upgrades, web based tools, reporting, documentation, audit and regulatory requests.
You will take ownership of issues through to resolution or escalation, as appropriate whilst pro-actively improving the quality of systems and service, and increase business value.

Skills & Experience:- 

  • Experience in a business facing application support role in an Investment Bank
  • Experience of supporting cash equities trading/ risk management systems
  • Effective communicator who can demonstrate strong influencing skills
  • Track record of delivering continuous service improvement
  • Understanding of Trading systems
  • Strong analytical/trouble shooting skills
Technical/Business Skills:-
  • Strong knowledge of supporting applications on Windows and Unix platforms
  • Good knowledge of Equities market fundamentals
  • SQL 
  • Unix
Being the primary contact point for all IT Production issues, the London Cash Equities Application Management team is a high visibility role offering the opportunity to work directly with front office traders. 


 


 

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