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Application Support Engineer Python Linux

Job Title: Application Support Engineer Python Linux
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15447/E/JR/170920_1600338410
Contact Name: Support Team
Contact Email: support@client-server.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Application Support Engineer (Python Linux FIX eTrading). Are you a skilled Application Support Engineer with a wealth of experience in eTrading operations?

Would you like to make an impact in a pioneering FinTech where you'll work on cutting edge systems and accelerate your career?

The organisation is a leading global investment management firm that specialises in developing automated trading systems that execute across financial markets worldwide, achieving high quality returns for their prestigious client base.

In this Application Support Engineer role you will be a critical point of contact across Front Office (traders, quantitative analysts) in dealing with user requests, as well as with brokers, exchanges and development and infrastructure teams. You'll contribute to the smooth operation of the global trading platform, ensuring readiness for both pre-trading and post-trade systems including monitoring and support for end-to-end transaction flow across the trading platform.

As an Application Support Engineer you'll take ownership of supporting scheduled changes such as application deployments, network implementation, server maintenance and oversight of automated processes, where you'll seek improvement and automate manual or repetitive tasks where possible.

The ideal candidate will be adept at 'global thinking'. You'll be based in impressive offices in the heart of London, but will also have the opportunity to partner with colleagues in New York and Singapore, playing a key role in aligning investment, technology and operations teams worldwide.

Requirements:
*You have experience as an Application Support Engineer or in similar role, with trade flow support experience
*You have good knowledge of Linux OS and Bash scripting skills
*You have good Python scripting / coding skills
*You have SQL experience (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server)
*You're educated to degree level (BSc) in a STEM subject
*Ideally you have working knowledge of FIX protocol, TCP/IP, multi-cast, tcpdump, clocking (PTP, NTP)
*You're a positive team player who excels when working collaboratively

As an Application Support Engineer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £80k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in this Application Support Engineer (Python Linux FIX eTrading) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today for a confidential discussion.