Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst - job id 31672

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Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst


Midtown Manhattan

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Maxim Nikouline


(646) 876-9538


(212) 616-4800 ext-190

A Contract position at One of the largest international banking networks with strong positions in Asia and a significant presence in the United States..

Pay Options: w2.

Contact Maxim . call (646) 876-9538 / (212) 616-4800 ext.190 or email max@sans.com with the Job Code MN31672 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Midtown.

Skills required for the position: Application Support, FINANCE, UNIX, NETWORK, SCRIPTING.

Detailed Info: to support the electronic market access systems. We are looking for a candidate who has a strong knowledge of Operating Systems (Linux), Network and scripting languages such as Python, Perl or Shell scripts. Ideally, the candidate will have a recent experience as System Administrator or Network engineer and is motivated to move closer to the end user. The candidate will provide 1st level support on the back-end application, so troubleshooting skills, reactivity and efficiency under pressure are key for this role.

First level support on Order Routing system (back-end) for FO desks.

Understand the whole production set-up from start of day to end of the day processes.

Has the ability to identify issues quickly, knowing their potential consequences on the trading.

oMust be able to fix quickly, find alternate solutions/workaround or identify the right person that might help

Communicate with Exchanges, Development and Front-ends teams

Participate in UAT, deployment of application server components

Write and maintain production scripts

Communicate progress and problems to management, estimating work schedules and anticipating and avoiding problems.

Participate in production support improvement

Development/Computing Environment: At least 2 years of experience in finance industry (in Order routing systems/electronic market support would be a plus) At least 1 year of recent experience in either Unix System administration or Network engineering. B.S in Computer Science or other related field of study. Strong knowledge of scripts programming, UNIX OS and good Network architecture knowledge. Troubleshooting/problems solving. Autonomy - self-motivated, independent and ability to operate in a highly demanding and challenging environment. Good Communication skills - both written and verbal. Scripting languages (Shell scripts, Python or Perl)

Important skills

FIX protocol

Basic DB (SQL), client/server knowledge

System tuning/performances monitoring and analysis

Good to have

Financial knowledge (EQD products), US exchanges rules

Knowledge of Front to Back trading life cycle

Small project management experience

Experience with Linux performance tuning (application/OS/network)

Experience troubleshooting telecommunication issues

Low latency monitoring platform, pcap analysis (Wireshark, etc.)


The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 31672