Trading Systems Support Analyst (Perl, Python, Linux) - £90k

Job Title: Trading Systems Support Analyst (Perl, Python, Linux) - £90k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH20420_1546861693
Contact Name: Nick Bray
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 11:48

Job Description

Trading Systems Analyst (Mandarin and English speaking (Perl, Python, Bash, Shell, Linux, SQL) - £90k - London

A leading high frequency proprietary trading firm are hiring for multiple Trading Systems Support Analysts to join their engineering team here in London.

Key responsibilities

  • Working closely with traders to understand their needs
  • Solving problems by providing level one and level two support for our production systems
  • Contributing to the design and implementation of the support system to enhance reliability and self-correction
  • Devising ways to architect and develop solutions
  • Monitoring and reporting on the status and health of our systems
  • Serving as the primary technical contact for brokers and exchanges
  • Providing periodic after-hours coverage
  • Qualifications

Essential Skills:

  • Fluency in Both Chinese (Mandarin) and English is a must
  • Scripting skills in Perl, Python, and Bash or Shell
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of SQL and use of databases
  • Strong background in Java (a plus)
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and confidence to be challenged every day
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • The willingness to take on tasks both big and small


  • £60,000 - £90,000


  • Office is located in the heart of London's financial district, and is easily accessible by public transport links.
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • 5 weeks of paid holiday per year plus bank and public holidays
  • Pension, medical and dental, group life and income protection schemes
  • Free gym membership