Connecting to LinkedIn...

Connecting to LinkedIn...


Application Support Specialist - Hedge Fund

Job Title: Application Support Specialist - Hedge Fund
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Month (EXT)
REF: ASA01_1490796104
Contact Name: Alex Woodrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Application Support Specialist - Hedge Fund up to £650 Per Day

Overall purpose of the roll

Montash is working with one on Europe's leading hedge funds who require Application Support Analyst to help cover the US hours based in their Mayfair office.

You must be willing to work 2pm - 10pm every weekday. Dinner will be provided by the in house chef every night.

A successful candidate will, as part of a global application support team, be cover support for an extensive suite of applications as well as develop, modify and/or maintain applications.

Responsibilities include taking care of all first line issues and doing analysis and documentation of more severe issues before escalating


  • Resolution of L1/L2 issues.
  • Detailed analysis of issues that need escalation to L3.
  • Day to day management of a complex application suite, improving stability and performance over time.
  • Release management working closely with the Dev team.
  • Take ownership of existing applications. Improve processes, tools and procedures as needed.
  • Develop existing applications further and creating new applications to meet business requirements as they arise.
  • Be part of weekend maintenance schedules.


Degree educated in a relevant subject

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Are able to empathise with distressed users in a fast paced, high performance environment. Ability to quickly discover users' personality traits and manage them accordingly.
  • Experience dealing with the Front Office, ideally in a Hedge Fund or other buy-side institutions.
  • Good programming skills in Python and Excel VBA.
  • Good knowledge of SQL and databases.
  • Working knowledge of C#
  • Some understanding of Finance, ideally in the Fixed Income, FX and Equity areas.
  • Working knowledge of Sungard Front Arena would be a plus.

Social Stream

Latest News


Long Term Transition, Not Long Term Tradition...

2017-06-20 09:00:00 +0100

It seems odd that while 88% of businesses are undergoing some kind of digital transformation[1], only 25%[2] of them have a clear understanding of their digital transformation journey. So what's driving so many businesses to pursue digital with such recklessness? Broadly speaking, the reason is simply the unprecedented rate of change in digital solutions and services. As we ride the digital tidal wave, consumers and employees change their expectations, ...


How Great Leaders Cultivate Great Teams

2017-06-13 12:00:00 +0100

There's a difference between being a boss and being a leader. Leaders know how to inspire the best from their teams to achieve industry-leading results. For our latest blog, we spoke to our Managing Director, Roy Dungworth, to discover how businesses can create a culture that inspires great people to do great things together. Success in business doesn't begin and end with great leadership. Great leaders inspire their teams to want to do more and be bett...