2nd/3rd Line Application Support Specialist(Investment Banking)

Reed Technology
London (South)
£42390 - £49937 per annum + range of negotiable benefits
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
2nd/3rd Line Application Support Specialist (Trading - Investment Banking) London - Permanent - £42390-£49937 negotiable Our financial services client is looking for an 2nd/3rd Line Application Support Specialist to help support their financial markets platforms and payment processes with applications focusing on trading, risk, regulatory reporting, payments and finance control amongst others. Great opportunity with a big bank, good benefits and the ability to expand your business product knowledge of financial products. You will work within an IT team of 2nd/3rd line support professionals to ensure key applications and platforms are working optimally whilst resolving issues in a timely manner. The team supports a range of systems and this particular role will focus around supporting enterprise applications across Windows, UNIX/LINUX environments as well as SQL on either Oracle or SQL Servers. You will also aim to deliver continuous improvements to the environment, address system stability issues and lead root cause analysis. You should have prior experience of 2nd/3rd line application support in a similar environment and experience supporting enterprise applications across Windows, UNIX/LINUX environments as well as SQL on either Oracle or SQL Servers plus existing experience/knowledge of payments processes such as swaps or loans. Any experience of Swift or Dex messaging standers or trade confirmations would be an advantage. You will also require a good understanding of scripting across any of these environments plus good communication skills and the ability to operate in a fast paced environment. As well as the salary and flexible benefits package you will develop your knowledge of back office applications widely used within the finance market including DH PayPlus for CLS, Misys Payments Manager, Xanite, Swift Alliance Access, Proactive Matching, Euclid and Xceptor. In terms of product knowledge you will be exposed to learning about Money Markets, swaps, FX, bonds, gilts, securities and repos. The team provide onsite cover in shifts from 7am-6.30pm, Monday to Friday and 2nd line support out of hours over the weekend on an on call basis. If you are interested please apply to or call with any queries on 01179 30 30 39. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66880036