IT Support Trading Platform (m/f/d)

IT Support Trading Platform (m/f/d).

IT Support Trading Platform (m/f/d)

Frankfurt am Main


€0 - €1 per annum





For our customer, a well-known customer from the banking sector, we are currently looking for

IT Support Trading Platform (m/f/d) Frankfurt am Main with 50% remote. The entry takes place in temporary employment with direct permanent employment after 6 months.

The support and placement as well as all our other services are free of charge for you as an applicant.

As Trading platform support employee (in Frankfurt am Main) you will be a central contact person for the Flow Trading's core trading application ICOM Trading. You will cover the complete application support lifecycle. You will be closely connected to users (mainly Traders) and development teams. As stability and short turnaround cycles are important for this e-Trading business, the IT Operations team is key for the business' success.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Functional and technical support for trading desks (traders) in the usage of the trading platform to ensure stable business operations.

  • Change and incident management in a complex environment.

  • Monitor systems status, performances & reliability to pro-actively address issues with business and IT teams

  • Liaise closely with 2nd and 3rd level support teams whenever required.

  • Contribute own ideas to further improvements of the trading platform usage to identify new features required and accompany IT development teams in design and specification

Technical Skills:

  • Computer Science, Finance or quantitative subject Studies or similar (BSc or MSc)

  • Good understanding of financial derivative and linear products - mainly equity and indices underlyings but also FX, PM, Commo, IR

  • Knowledge of option pricing theory and/or advanced maths is an advantage

  • Basic understanding of a trading floor environment is appreciated

  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux (Unix Shell) and of relational/document-oriented databases incl. SQL

  • Good understanding of IT concepts & architecture

  • Fluent English (spoken and written) necessary to work in an international environment

Personal Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills necessary to work with colleagues from different professional and cultural backgrounds

  • Passionate about supporting a business area using a set of complex applications

  • Able to establish credibility quickly with the business lines and other stakeholders

  • Interest in learning more about products with complex structures and payoffs

  • Good analytical skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Good organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail

  • dynamic work environment

  • mobile work up to 2 days a week

  • international team

Are you interested? Then apply online - your CV is sufficient. If you have any questions, please contact Ms Nicoletta Marra by e-mail: or by telephone on 089 / 262059539.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Nicoletta Marra


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