Team Lead - Financial Markets Trading

Location: Sydney
Reference: 276178110
Contact: Sophie Boddington
Email: email Sophie
The Company

A global investment and diversified financial services group based in an excellent CBD location.  

The Role 
A great opportunity for a hands-on and motivated person to join a talented team to assist in the delivery of service to a global 24 hour trading business. The role would particularly suit someone who likes to work in a fast-paced environment and who understands the need for appropriate process and controls to minimise production incidents. The successful candidate will gain a deep insight into financial markets trading technology.

Main Responsibilities are:
  • hands-on leadership of a small local team (as part of a larger global team) that provides front line trading systems support for traders and clients on a broad range of issues
  • investigates problems beyond own area of knowledge, applying a broad business focus
  • co-ordinates problem resolution and the implementation of changes in accordance with established change procedure
  • co-ordinates changes and key operational activities like weekend infrastructure changes and business resilience tests
  • pro-actively implements operational process improvements including documentation, process automation, capacity management and alert reduction
To be a successful candidate for this role, you will have:
  • strong hands-on leadership experience in a senior customer-facing, technology focused role
  • ability to handle multiple tasks or issues concurrently in a fast-pace, demanding environment
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • outstanding judgement and decision making skills
  • ability to write programs, scripts and SQL statements from scratch with relatively complex logic
  • ability to think analytically and troubleshoot technical issues
  • ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • ability to make independent decisions within generally defined parameters
  • ability to learn quickly
  • an enthusiastic can-do attitude and a desire to take ownership of assigned tasks and issues
To be selected for an interview you must have:
  • Linux/Unix 
  • SQL
  • Scripting 
  • Experience in change and infrastructure management as well as all of the above
  • Full working rights in Australia - Sponsorship can't be offered
If you have the skill set above and you are interested in this position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on 0424 333 065 or email me -