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Production Support Analyst/ Lead (Linux/ FIX) - Trading

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JAMIE GEORGE

I am currently looking for a Production Support Analyst/ Lead (Linux/ FIX) to join a top financial services (trading) organisation based in London. The role will be a permanent role and will be working on a new project within the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide cover to the Live and Test trading systems
  • Provide technical support to the external Dealer and Client users
  • Support external users of the API (XML/FIX/SOAP) interfaces
  • Provide networking and connectivity support
  • Monitoring system servers and ensuring appropriate monitoring is in place
  • Raise and track issues through the use of the helpdesk ticketing mechanism
  • Participate in global support meetings as requested

Key experience/ knowledge

  • Experienced Production Support Lead/ Manager
  • Strong experience working with trading systems
  • Strong management experience
  • Experience working with FIX
  • Strong experience working with LINUX
  • Strong SQL experience

Location - London

Role – Permanent

Salary - £90,000 - £110,000 p/a

If you feel like you are a strong match for my requirements, please send me over an updated copy of your CV and I will get back in touch.

Many thanks,

Jamie

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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