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Trade Support Specialist

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    HR & Executive Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shane White

  • Job ref:

    Tradesupport_1573147463

  • Published:

    4 days ago


Trade Support Specialist

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Benefits


I am currently recruiting for a international trading company that are currently looking for a Trade Support Specialist. The ideal candidate must have a wealth of system support experience providing both local and global support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide exceptional customer service to internal and external clients.
  • Problem ownership, from incident to resolution.
  • Working closely with development, business and key stake holders to deploy upgrades and enhancements into test/production environments.
  • System checks, proactive alert monitoring
  • Support of bespoke systems including its market data and exchange connectivity.
  • In depth knowledge of Exchange connectivity and market data.
  • Exposure to low Latency high frequency trading environments
  • Support of Smart Order Routing
  • Understanding of equities, symbology and order flow
  • Technical strengths would include the ability to demonstrate strong knowledge of Unix/Linux, as well as the proficient use of a scripting language and preferably demonstrable competence in at least one dynamic programming language
  • Exposure to revision control software

Skill Requirements:

  • Client focus.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with a true sense of urgency.
  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Ability to build solid relationships.
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to display a technical & numerate skill set with the capability to understand issues and seek appropriate resolution in the best interest of the client and the firm.
  • Understanding of common institutional trading practices, especially in conjunction with connectivity and electronic trading.
  • Conceptual understanding of the European securities markets and structure.
  • Extremely proactive and attentive to business-critical issues.
  • Technically sound (Unix and FIX) with the ability to explain complex methodologies and workflows concisely.
  • The candidate should welcome a challenge, embrace change, be creative, work well under tight deadlines, and thrive in a team-oriented, results-oriented environment.


For more information please get in contact as soon as possible.

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