Senior Application Support Analyst required to technically lead a strong team for a market leading investment management client based in central London. You will be providing technical supervision of a large team responsible for supporting a broad range of vendor and internally developed bespoke applications. You will have strong attention to detail and be able to resolve difficult problems with in depth investigation. You will be a natural leader and a great communicator although this is not a management role, rather an escalation point on technical issues. You will be technically very strong be able to direct colleagues in all tech aspects. You should be someone who likes to get into the detail and get involved in all parts of application - infrastructure/software/hardware etc.
You will need to understand the sense of urgency working in a financial services organisation can require and you will need to react quickly to issues and keep things running smoothly.
Ideally you will be someone who is keen to drive forward automation and be innovative in recommending improvements to business processes and technologies.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a challenging yet rewarding team in a well established, market leading FS organisation.
I'm looking for a highly motivated Data Analyst Developer to work for a leading Hedge Fund, this is a fantastic opportunity.
I would be keen to speak to candidates ASAP the duties of the role are
To provide accurate, timely data to the business by applying technology to automate data collection, processing, storage, cleaning and management.
Work with equity and macro researches and portfolio managers to understand their data needs
Implement and improve technology solutions to load, manage and deliver data for the systematic trading models, algorithmic execution systems and other Front Office systems
Implement and improve technology solutions to clean and produce derived data sets from raw data sets
Work with production systems group to ensure data problems are resolved quickly and accurately
Work with data vendors to investigate new and alternative sources of data for the business, ensuring availability of high quality and value-for-money data for the business
Any other duties commensurate with the post holder's position and seniority
All employees should understand that it is their personal responsibility to comply with all organisational, statutory and regulatory policies and procedures
Experience, Knowledge & Skills
More than two years' experience of programming in any OO language (we mainly use Java and Matlab with some C#/Python)
More than two years' experience of database systems and SQL (preferably SQL Server and/or Vertica)
Experience of both Linux and Windows environments, Scripting and tools
Willing to carry out operational data tasks alongside developing new solutions
Well organised with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple streams of work
Excellent communication skills.
Experience in handling financial data sets and familiarity with financial instruments (equities, futures, FX)
Exposure to data vendor technology; Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Axioma etc
Experience of developing tools for managing/visualising/exploring complex data sets