Connecting linkedin

Trade Development Support Consultant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:


Trade Development Support Consultant required to join a leading investment bank in London on a 12 month contract.

You will be required to provide support and development for automated trading applications. The focus of the role is on versatility and adaptability and a key requirement is the high level of responsiveness to production.

The role is split into two:

Development (90%)

  • Work with traders/research on the requirements and development of new features/applications
  • Maintain and enhance existing applications

Support (10%)

  • Ensure trading systems are up and running at all times
  • Manage the configuration of applications and infrastructure
  • Develop tools that help ensure systems are reliable and efficient
  • Rationalise and enhance the platform reliability
  • Liaise with MO / BO teams, network, systems, DMA


  • Strong knowledge of Linux (including development/debugging, scripting, and networking)
  • Good knowledge and experience of Python scripting
  • Good understanding of C++ code is s plus.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in supporting a trading platform in a live production environment
  • Experience in working under pressure of a production environment
  • Fluent in French highly recommended

If you are a good fit please apply immediately.