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Applications & Trading Support Analyst - London - £42k - £48k

Are you an IT professional looking for an exciting new role? Want to take your technical skills to the next level?

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Applications and Trading Support Analyst for a rapidly growing wealth management business.

You will be providing application support to a large professional environment, including the patching and upgrading of systems, importing and exporting of data internally and externally, monitoring of errors and faults within the applications, debugging errors and faults and escalating to development or software vendor, troubleshooting trading and financial data workflows.

There will be an expectation of having hands-on experience with the applications and understanding the business processes while also doing some development to implement changes and fixes to the applications.

With various technologies to work with, this is a role which will never get boring.

Principle Duties:

, MySQL and T-SQL Database support and maintenance.

, 3rd line technical support and maintenance of in-house and out-of-box applications.
, Improve and support integration between the various applications.
, Improve and support the business workflows within the applications.

, Monitor and support batch system jobs.
, Special projects and other duties as assigned.
, Out of hours support to monitor batch jobs and system alerts.
, 1st to 3rd line support for front, middle and back office applications.

You will have strong knowledge of and possess the following key competencies:

, Basic Development PHP 5 \ OOP \ HTML 5 \ CSS.
, Centos\Redhat.
, Windows Server 2008\2012.
, FIX messaging for trading applications.
, Shell scripting with bash.
, Basic development with Perl.
, Knowledge and practical experience of application security best practices.
, Knowledge of financial data\systems and data warehousing.

, Knowledge of trade flow and settlement cycle for equity and fund orders.


You will need to have knowledge and practical experience of software support, data warehouse/database support and financial trading system support (knowledge and understanding of equities, funds, settlement cycle and venues, FIX messaging, trade flows).

The ideal candidate will have experience of working on in-house developed apps, 3rd party trading applications, middle and back office applications and can assist in troubleshooting PHP, T-SQL, MSSQL, Bash Scripting, Perl, MySQL, HTML 5, JavaScript and CSS.

The Applications and Trading Support Analyst will be responsible for providing BAU support to a range of front, middle and back office applications, working on a variety of planned and ad hoc projects, assisting with change and release management and working with development teams to resolve on-going issues.


The company is a leading wealth management business, supporting 90 commercially independent practices that represent a mix of private client investment managers, stockbrokers and investment focused financial planners located throughout the UK.

Their diversified business model and commitment to client service has seen them deliver extremely high quality work to their clients.

They work with a diverse range of customers and technologies so has a lively environment full of new challenges.

No two days will be the same.

No two days will be the same.

Make no mistake, this is a pressurised environment, which will give someone of your experience and position the chance to thrive in a buzzy environment where your technical abilities will grow to new heights.

But don't worry, the friendly team are always happy to help out and will provide all the on-going support/training you need to hone your technical skills and progress.


This opportunity is offering a salary of up to £48k, depending on experience.

The company also offer a generous holiday allowance, great career progression and they pay for you to learn! They invest in your training so that you are certain to develop your skillset with this company.


Great opportunities like this don't last long.

Submit your CV now to

Alternatively, give Emmanuel a call on 02074269817 to discuss whether this role is right for you.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
  • Location: City of London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Just IT Recruitment
  • Tel: 020 7426 9817
  • Fax: 020 7247 3991
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  • Posted: 2016-10-14 17:18:31 -

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