Financial Operations

Job Role: Financial Operations
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, greater London
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 pa
Start Date: 19/05/2022
Job Reference: MM-00002512


IT Operations Analyst - Leading Equities brokerage, seeking to hire an IT Operations Analyst, focused on the maintenance, upgrade and enhancement of core electronic trading systems used by their front-office teams. Over the past fifteen years the Equities business has grown exponentially from privately funded start-up to a globally renowned equities execution and trading venue. They are multi award winning, with a proven track record for tech innovation and investment.

The IT Operations Analyst will work as part of a highly experienced team. Excellent training, career growth and scope to gain valuable experience working with high performance financial product driven environment gaining valuable experience of low-latency trading and market data solutions.

The IT Operations Analyst will:

  • Day-to-day maintenance, upgrade and enhancement of equities trading platform.
  • 1st and 2nd line technical resolution for financial market participants.
  • Build relationships and share knowledge with internal IT Infrastructure, Trade Surveillance and Engineering teams.
  • Monitor systems to improve performance and reliability.
  • Provide reports to senior stakeholders.
  • Deploy changes/configurations to improve electronic trading software.
  • Become a subject matter expert within the equities space.
  • Adopt and implement automation and monitoring tools where appropriate.
  • Write basic scripts using tools such as Python.

The IT Operations Analyst will have:

  • A degree in a related subject.
  • 3-5 years experience within Linux environments.
  • Experience of production software - software applications in a live environment.
  • Have solid Scripting experience - Python - Perl - Bash/Shell.
  • GIT - Jira experience highly beneficial.
  • Keen interest to work in an automation environment.
  • Experience of UK - US equities markets highly beneficial.

The working environment is dynamic, technology driven and highly innovative. The IT Operations Analyst must be able to work alone as well as working closely with senior stakeholders. Benefits package: competitive bonus, private medical, share options, 26 days holiday, pension contribution, life insurance, wellness package.

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