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Front Office Support Analyst

Job Seekers Hong Kong SAR China Financial Services Front Office, IT Financial Services - Asset Management

Job Summary

  • Hong Kong Island
  • Permanent
  • BBBH774484
  • May 05, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

An international quantitative trading firm currently seeking a Support Analyst to join their growing Front Office Support team in Hong Kong.

Your Daily Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform continuous real-time monitoring of production systems
  • Act as a link between developers, traders and external brokers/exchanges, ensuring appropriate information flow when investigating problems relating to the production environment.
  • Maintain technical/user documentation/confluence for new/existing systems.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the entire company's trading, Order Management Systems (OMS), market data, static data and settlement/clearing systems and workflows.
  • Identify opportunities for improving reliability through the use of technology.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Preferably degree qualified professional with a major in Computer Science, or related technical discipline.
  • Must have experience in the Financial Industry particularly around trading, market data, OMS, FIX protocol and other related systems - minimum two years.
  • Preferably have an understanding of financial market, instruments, and market data across equities and derivatives.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with changing priorities in a trading room environment.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience supporting a trading room environment and working with closely with traders.
  • Experience working with market data.
  • Experience working on the Linux or Windows operating systems
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Technical skills in bash / PowerShell scripting, python, VBA, C# and/or other programming languages.
  • A working knowledge of messaging middleware.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Lorna McCabe
Lorna McCabe
  • Senior Manager | Technology Recruitment
  • 39073923
  • lmccabe@morganmckinley.com