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Trade-Floor/E-Trading Support Analyst (Fixed Income & FX)

  • Job reference: 35018
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Cloud Services
  • Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits

Position: Trade-Floor/E-Trading Support Analyst (Fixed Income & FX)

Location: London

Salary: £65,000-£85,000 (plus bonus & benefits)

I'm currently working with one of the world's largest independent investment management firms, who are actively seeing a Trade-Floor/E-Trading Support Analyst.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct support of Fixed Income and Currency traders including troubleshooting issues impacting the desk or the ability to trade. This must be accomplished by delivering acceptable solutions in an appropriate time frame prioritizing for risk (triage)
  • Develop expertise in the businesses proprietary Global Trading Systems(GTS) platform with the goal of staying abreast of changes providing training to the traders and/or assisting them with their workflows
  • Understand the critical integration points of the GTS particularly investor integration, derivative, security master and accounting systems
  • Leverage knowledge of system and source data to generate ad hoc reports for Trading Management or to make manual entries into the Trading databases to address a system issue.
  • Script Monitoring tests to identify potential data integrity issues using SQL
  • Monitor all Alerts and resolve them by working with the Development team; if they are actionable or suppress them if they are non-actionable.
  • Work closely with the Development and Business Analysis teams to identify and solve bugs and to provide system enhancements
  • Timely and accurate communication of issues and tracking of those issues to closure

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or a similar analytical degree
  • Ability to successfully interact with Traders in a fast paced, high stress environment
  • 3 to 5 years' experience supporting or working with Financial Systems and / or Trading Applications
  • Very Strong SQL skills or similar coding experience
  • Experience with FIX, EMS, ECNs or other electronic trading platforms
  • An analytical mindset that enjoys problem solving

To find out more please contact chris.byrne@lafosse.com on 0207 932 1672.

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