Front Office IT Support Engineer

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Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Skills & expertise
Visual basic


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Job description

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
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