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Application Support Team Lead Financial Services - Hybrid

£80,000 to £90,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

To be considered, please ensure you complete your application on the Computappoint website.

Application Support Team Lead - Digital Transformation - Financial Services - City of London/Hybrid

Skills: UNIX Linux Windows SQL Application Support Analyst Team Lead Financial Services


My client, a well-known Financial Services organisation, is seeking an Application Support Team Leader to join them in the City of London on a permanent basis. You will be required to be onsite 2 days a week which includes a dedicated Team Day on Wednesday. This is an exciting time to join as the organisation is currently undergoing a huge transformation including the build of a new trading platform and the adoption of Automation/DevOps tools.

Financial Services experience is a desirable but not essential.


Working closely with the Application Support Manager, your role will be in a split of 50% hands-on and 50% team management duties. You will be responsible for leading a team of 5 where duties will include line management, performance reviews and resource allocations. Additionally, you will provide level 2 senior technical application support for the organisation's internal departments and external customers (clients). The range of applications (10-15) covers Middle and Back office as well as Market Data. The team are looking to move to a 1 in 4 weeks on-call rotation (paid).

The following are essential:

  • Strong technical skills in SQL
  • Knowledge in Back Office processes, Trading, Clearing and Financial Markets is preferred but training will be provided
  • Experience in Windows and UNIX / Linux OS (ideally, Red Hat)
  • Appreciation of working in a highly regulated and fast-paced environment, with the ability to cope under pressure
  • Support of applications using .NET 2.0, 3.0, ASP and Windows services

The following are desirable:

  • Python
  • Ansible Playbooks
  • ITIL Foundation Certification v3

Shift Pattern:

Monday - Friday

  • Early 07:00 - 16:00
  • Days 09:00 - 18:00
  • Late 10:00 - 19:00

Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits

If you believe you have the right skill-set and attributes for this role, then please apply today! - To be considered, please ensure you complete your application on the Computappoint website.

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  • Job Reference: 706198502-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Computappoint
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80,000 to £90,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent