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Trade Support (Ops & IT)

Glasgow
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63933/001_1613490927

Trade Support Operations, FinTech,

Glasgow

(Shift work involved)

Financial Services Trade Support is often a linear defined career, what if it wasn't, what if you could open a wide and diverse career path, despite your background being operations or technical, maybe you are a graduate in the relevant background, or early into a defined role. Now you can explore an opportunity to combine Finance Operations Support and Technical Operations Support. FPSG has exciting opportunities for Trade Support ops/tech professionals to join an expanding FinTech. The organisation has a great blend of working with high profile complex financial products but in an informal environment driven by technology & solutions innovation.

Within your role you will be responsible for coordinating across multiple stakeholders; Technology, Client Relationship Managers, and Compliance, to undertake the appropriate actions. Focused on continuous innovation and support you will have freedom to invent and flexibility to evolve. The restrictions of Enterprise FS are removed but the exposure to complex problems, diverse platforms, data and industry defining regulatory challenges remain.


In this role responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising international with a diverse customer base

  • A first line of triage, analysis and escalation

  • Coordinating between Operations, Technology and Product managers

  • A first line for regulatory, compliance and security actions

  • Leading the identifying and mitigating operational risks

  • Building strong client and partner relationships

  • Critical systems support and maintenance

  • Contributing to future design and product functionality

To be a successful you will need experience of:

Core - essential

  • Knowledge and Understanding (academic or professional) of Derivative Products, including currencies/FX, Commodities, Crypto assets, Equity, Credit and Interest Rates or other OTC derivatives

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, interfacing across all levels and with Vendors

  • Strong verbal and written communication, with analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work to stringent deadlines

  • Ability to partner and lead effectively across geographical boundaries

Additional critical skills include:

Either (A)

  • Strong experience of MS Office, particularly Excel

  • A demonstrable practical & functional knowledge of Operations and trade life-cycle

  • Familiarity with trading and back office platforms

or (B)

  • Knowledge of cloud based systems (ie AWS, Google, Digital Ocean)

  • Experience with a high-level programming (ie Java, C#, C++, Python).

  • Knowledge of managing/deploying backend system (ie .Net, Node.js Django)

  • Knowledge of production grade Databases (ie. PostgreSQL, MySQL)

  • JavaScript / Full-stack development familiarity

NB* As a growing global business applicants with a second language will be prioritised.

Reward

FinTech is an exciting career path, this company take this desirable opportunity and improve it. They are already established with products / services, and with customers lined up to consume their services. They provide a start-up opportunity, with the chance to be involved at the beginning.

In return, the successful applicant will receive a generous salary (£20-£30k depending on experience) an opportunity for personal, technical and career growth.

Flexible working from home will continue beyond Covid19. Some attendance to Glasgow hub (3 or 4 times a month) and infrequent attendance at London or Euro client hubs may be required

*Global client trades are continuous 24/7/365 and as such the Trade Support Team will operated 24 hours a day to keep up with client demands. Shift work will be used which will include night and weekend shifts

Key skills terminology

Derivative, Currencies, FX, Commodities, Crypto assets, Equity, Credit, Interest Rates, OTC derivatives. MS Office, advanced Excel, Trading platforms, Back Office Platforms, Cloud, AWS, Google, Digital Ocean, Java, C#, C++, Python, .Net, Node.js, Django, PostgreSQL, MySQL, JavaScript, full-stack development

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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