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Trade Floor Support Engineer x 2 - Contract - London

Ref: BROADBEAN_978691673526102

on 12 January 2023
City Of London
Contract Type
£450 - £500

Trade Floor Support x 2 - Rates experience( eTrading is a huge bonus) - 6 moths rolling - Central London - Hybrid 3-2 set up - INSIDE IR35 via umbrella

Akkodis are working in partnership with one of the world leading investment banks who are seeking 2 experienced Trade Floor Support Engineers with Rates and ideally eTrading experience to join their current EMEA Front Office Support team with focus on Rates.

The EMEA Rates eTrading team is responsible for providing Front Office and server-side support to multiple eTrading applications used by the Rates line of business in London and Paris.

Title: - Trade Floor Support x 2

Location: - Central London

Office/Home: - 3 days in and 2 days WFH

Duration: - initially 6 months with potential 6 month extensions on offer.

Daily rate: - £450-500 (potentially neg) - INSIDE IR35 via an Umbrella.

The key responsibilities / deliverables are as follows (but not limited to):

  • First point of contact for end business users in Rates eTrading
  • Ownership and delivery of on-boarding support of or processes into the MAPS organization
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with business stakeholders, application development personnel, and infrastructure contacts
  • Monitoring and alerting of critical trading system environments
  • Troubleshooting of complex systems issues
  • Proactive identification and resolution of problem hotspots
  • Development of tools and driving efficiency/stability improvements
  • Accurate tracking of support effort to enable effective management reporting
  • Release implementation and enforcement of change management policy
  • Major Incident management and Problem Management

Key Requirements

The core set of technical skills that are beneficial in the role are:

* Operating systems: Linux primarily

* ITIL Certification or performed in a role that demonstrates application of the principles

* Scripting languages: Unix Shell, Python

* SQL (intermediate level: multi-table joins, grouping results, stored procedures)

* Job scheduling (Autosys) & batch management

* Well rounded understanding of infrastructure disciplines (network, server, storage, messaging)

* Enterprise Monitoring - ITRS Geneos

* Documentation (Confluence)

* Experience with exchange connectivity - e.g. ION MarketView and the main ECN's (Bloomberg, Tradeweb, MTS, etc)

* Familiarity with Bloomberg and Reuters

Candidate must be resilient and confident working in a high-pressure FO trading environment. Excellent communication skills essential (written and verbal).

Should you feel you have the skills mentioned above and are looking for a new role, please send your CV for review.

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