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PRODUCTION SUPPORT LEAD - FIXED INCOME AND FX

Supporting & delivering solutions to the firm's FX, Commodities, Fixed Income Trading & Sales desks in London & Europe.

Our client is a leading international bank headquartered in London.

  LOCATION 

 LONDON

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • The Analyst will join an experienced team, responsible for managing applications that offer pricing, trading, risk, and valuations to Business.

  • This is a rotational role, where the Analyst will be rotating between different application support teams, e.g. EFX, EFI, Risk Management.

  • The role will initially involve limited 1st and expansive 2nd line application support responsibilities, offering engagement with a broad range of stakeholders across Front & Middle Office, Product Control, Risk Management, Back Office, Application Development and Infrastructure teams.

  • Training will be provided, though given the nature of the role, the successful candidate is expected to have a 'hands on' attitude and be proactive to enhance their knowledge.

  • Systems and applications comprise vendor and in-house built tools, with Pricing, Execution, Trading and Risk Management systems.

  • Effective incident & problem Management

  • Bank holiday coverage, weekend work (rota basis), occasionally out of hours and other weekend work may be required from time to time

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience supporting Trading, Pricing, and Risk Management applications.

  • Working experience in with the following technologies: Linux, Windows Server, Oracle, SQL

  • Understanding of pricing curves and models

  • Experience supporting front-to-back Trading Systems and Trading Desks

  • Should be comfortable assessing trading systems/components to investigate trade breaks, connectivity, and data issues.

  • Understanding of financial markets and products, FX, Options, Commodities, Fixed Income, Equities

  • Understanding of electronic trading, markets, connectivity, market making, and algorithmic/automatic trading.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Must have proven experience working with developers, business analysts, and systems support team.

  • 5yrs + of applicable experience

  • Experience in batch management.

  • Experience in programming or scripting Languages (desirable)

  • ITRS, Splunk, Python and automation skills (desirable)

  • Exposure to vendor products: Calypso, Murex, ION, Anvil, Broadway, D3 (desirable)

  • Knowledge of IT project & development lifecycles (SDLC), agile methodology and ITIL

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