Our client is a leading global trading firm that has offices in multiple locations globally and a reputation for innovative use of cutting edge technologies to capture financial markets opportunities. They have a highly mature, yet casual environment that looks to empower individuals to work autonomously whilst contributing to overall team objectives. Due to significant growth in the area of Fixed Income and FX / Money Markets they require a senior level Application Support Analyst with strong ION Trading experience I.e. ION Marketview OMS along with base skills across UNIX / Linux and SQL.
The trading systems support team within Fixed Income and Money Markets uses ION Trading’s ION Marketview OMS as a market making platform which is based in a predominantly UNIX / Linux environment. They utilize skills across Shell / BASH, SQL scripting to ensure the smooth integration of new enhancements and the high availability of existing systems responsible for the trading and calculating of Bonds, CDS, CDO and Interest Rate Derivatives etc. They are responsible for daily health checks, routine upgrades, 2nd and 3rd level application support and scoping new market initiatives.
The role requires the skills of an intermediate to senior level, technically aligned Application Support Engineer with ION Marketview experience and Fixed Income instruments (Bonds, Interest Rates and Credits) knowledge. You’ll be involved in the implementation and configuration of ION Marketview as well as support of this system and Bloomberg TOMS (Trade Order Management Solutions) and as these are based on UNIX / Linux platforms you’ll utilize scripting skills across SQL and Shell / BASH to ensure stability and high availability of a highly complex trading environment which encompasses a mix of in-house and vendor based systems.
Requirements of the role:
- 4+ years’ experience Front Office Application Support experience (essential).
- Experience with ION Trading’s ION Marketview (essential).
- Knowledge of Fixed Income (Bonds, Interest Rates, Credits) Instruments (essential).
- Strong Technical skills across: UNIX / Linux, Shell / BASH, SQL (essential).
- Experience with Bloomberg TOMS and it’s connections to the ION OMS.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- IT related Degree / Diploma or Industry relevant certifications.
KEYWORDS: Application Support, OMS, Fixed Income, ION Marketview, Bloomberg TOMS, Bonds, Interest Rates, Credits, UNIX, Linux, SQL, Sybase, Oracle.
If this position interests you, please submit your resume via the 'Apply Now' button or email. Or for further information please contact DANIEL NICHOLSON quoting reference ION_GURU_DN
This opportunity DOES offer visa sponsorship so candidates from overseas who meet the requirements listed as “essential” will be considered.