Trading Application Support Analyst

Application Support Analyst

Harrington Starr is assisting an up and coming Investment Bank with their search for an Application Support Analyst. An excellent opportunity is available for a technically passionate individual to join the Algo Support team. As the Application Support Analyst, you will be working with a broad range of technologies such as Bash Scripting, Linux, supporting the bespoke trading platforms and 3rd part market data feeds.

As the Algo Support Engineer, you will be:

·         Supporting the traders and sales traders directly in an Equity specific market
You will be working to 1-2nd line level
Liaising with multiple areas across the business to resolve issues
As the successful automated trade support engineer, you will be monitoring trade flow in an equities market on the algorithmic and smart order routing platforms.

·         QA testing of new software developments

·         FIX on boarding and support

To be considered for the role of - Algo Support Engineer – you will need skills and experience in the following:

·         An excellent understanding of UNIX technology

·         The ability to code and script in as many of the following Python, Perl, Shell, C++
A background working within a financial environment is essential – ideally having supported automated trading systems

·         You will need excellent communication skills  as you will be in steady communication with the US office

This is an excellent opportunity to gain a fantastic insight in to the world of Equities trading using leading platforms and technology. Please get in contact for more details Luigi.Negri@HarringtonStarr.com

Application Support Analyst