Front Office IT Support Engineer

London Area
Consulting – UK Team /
Permanent contract /
Margo is a Tech Native consultancy covering high value-added IT expertise for the market finance industry. We believe that the smart alliance between complex IT topics and the finance area brings the most challenging topics to our consultants: low latency, multithreading, high data volume…
Joining Margo as an IT consultant, is the promise to be part of a human-sized company with an internal monitoring and tailor-made training policy that assure you to develop your skills.
Its offers are organised around 3 main expertise: IT Support, Rapid Application Development and Software Development.   

Margo is seeking a Front Office IT Support Engineer to integrate its teams within a worldwide corporate and investment bank.

Key Responsibilities

    • Real-Time settings
    • Market data parameters
    • Market access performance tuning
    • Computation setup
    • Incident and change management
    • Electronic executions matching
    • Deployment of new versions and features
    • Bug reporting
    • IT projects assistance

Financial products

    • Forex
    • Equities and derivatives
    • Emerging markets
    • Commodities
    • Risk and PnL
    • Credit and rates
    • Exchange-traded funds
    • Convertible bonds

Skills required

    • Programming skills for scripting or small development (Perl/ PHP/ Visual Basic/ Unix Shell)
    • Relational database knowledge and proficiency in both Linux and windows environments
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Ability to thrive in a demanding front-office environment
    • High motivated team player but also capable of working independently

    • Knowledge of financial markets
    • IT/Trading support experience

Development prospects

    • Team leader: manage a team of several people
    • Production engineer: more technical, having more exposure to the code side of things
    • Rapid Application Developer with more exposure to development aspects