• Level 4-7 (Higher)
  • London


The Rates E-Trading Production Support team provides core technical support to the Rates Fixed Income Trading Desks for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). You will learn both the business side of product pricing, risk and Profit and Loss management and trade execution and also about the technologies which support them. You will also work closely with other technology teams for support of the associated infrastructure and process components.

A typical day

  • The team is largely client facing and has a significant amount of interaction with the Trading desks and E-Commerce
  • You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge of financial markets – including the trading platforms, as well as in-house developed processes and applications. These provide electronic trading functionality for the Fixed Income Front Office business
  • Assist in development / scripting / maintenance of tools that can be used by the team both to automate manual tasks and assist in monitoring of key business / application analytics
  • Improving and reviewing existing capabilities and processes
  • Writing python scripts for monitoring
  • Automating manual tasks in UNIX shell
  • Analyzing market data trading volumes for trend analysis
  • Ensuring data quality on Incident tickets
  • Work with incident and problem data to identify trends and take action
  • Using tools such as Grafana to gather real time stats on capacity across the estate

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Skills needed

  • Positive attitude and keen to learn
  • An interest in investing and finance
  • Strong analytical skills & attention to detail
  • A team player and able to work under pressure
  • Highly organised and ability to prioritize
  • A high-level of initiative and self-motivation
  • The ability to multi-task and handle working in a fast-paced environment
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships within the global team
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and Interpersonal skills