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FX Trading Application Production Support Engineer

London, United Kingdom
GBP650 - GBP700 per day + Inside IR35
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for an experienced application/prodcution support engineer to join the FX eTrading support team at an international investment bank.

The team provides technical support for all back-end components running on FX eTrading environments (more than 600 application servers - Windows and Linux).

The team also manages connectivity to many electronic trading venues (EBS, Reuters FX Matching, Currenex, CBOE-HotSpot, LMAX, Euronext FastMatch, Bloomberg, MOEX ...) and external clients.

Production systems are mainly installed in London, New York, Tokyo and Singapore, most of them live 24/5. Follow-the-sun support model is in place, involving teams in London, New York, Montreal, Singapore and Mumbai.

  • In charge of Linux global migration for the main FX Spot Market Making platform. This is a critical strategic migration for FX global business. It involves coordination of multiple teams globally to deliver the infrastructure, OS tuning expertise to optimize the performance, global deployment of NATS, a new messaging technology being introduced within the Bank.
  • Direct involvement in the analysis and build of a new FX eTrading platform in Singapore. This is a flagship project for the business with tight delivery timelines committed to Singapore government authorities.
  • Day-to-day management of production: monitoring, capacity management, problem resolution activities, change management.
  • Responsible for efficient resolution of issues to minimize impact to clients and internal users including liaising with end users, team members, management, vendors, other internal IT teams...
  • Assist in the development, design and implementation of technical support systems.
  • Perform activities related to implementation and rollout for upgrades of existing services.
  • Work closely with development teams, business analysts, architects, all infrastructure teams to design and setup new systems, improve existing platforms (resilience, high availability, performance, low-latency...)
  • Coordinate and organise changes with external vendors, markets, ECNs.
  • Plan, schedule, implement and document the change activities.
  • Improve team documentation, keep it up-to-date and share knowledge with global team.

Essential skills:
  • Scripting (Python, Shell, SQL....) and development skills for administration, monitoring and support tools
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol
  • Knowledge of Broadway Technology TOC product
  • Knowledge of Azul Zing product
  • Knowledge of ITRS Geneos monitoring systems
  • Good network and firewall infrastructure understanding
  • Good understanding of multicast messaging in a Tibco RendezVous environment
  • Ability to analyse network captures.
  • Project management skills to deliver medium scale projects.

Please submit your CV in order to be considered for this role

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