London, England

Application Support Analyst

We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious individual who is service oriented and enjoys a challenge. You will be working in a fast-paced environment as part of a global team, supporting our in-house suite of trading, risk, and third-party applications. You will be working closely with multiple teams; from system developers to operations giving you exposure across the firm. 



  • Responsible for the administration, monitoring and maintenance of Capstone's core trading and risk platform 
  • Developing deep relationships with our investment teams and responding to issues to provide a world class support function 
  • Collaboration with internal partners including middle office, treasury and operations 
  • Managing multiple external relationships including our external counterparties, oms vendors and our market data providers 
  • Real time prioritization and timely resolution of mission critical issues 
  • Perform QA testing for new functionality 
  • Ensure trading systems are performing as intended through series of system checks 


  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related discipline 
  • 3-7 years’ experience working in a production support function 
  • Basic understanding of one or more global market asset classes 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with an ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with various stakeholders across various teams 
  • Exposure to trading systems [EMSX, Flextrade or similar EMS systems] and understanding of OMS order flow 
  • Essential technical skills: FIX, Unix, SQL 
  • Experience with Python preferable 
  • Must be flexible with work hours and/or expected to respond to and troubleshoot issues


Capstone is committed to creating an inclusive environment where we welcome people of different backgrounds. Capstone considers applications for employment without regard to all applicable protected characteristics, including race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.


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