Production Support for RISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS - with development background
A Contract position at one of the top Investment banks..
Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or 3rd Party (Subcontract) or w2.
Contact Maxim call (646) 876-9538 / (212) 616-4800 ext.190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the Job Code MN31535 or Click the Apply Now button ().
Location: Lower Midtown.
Skills required for the position: PRODUCTION SUPPORT, UNIX SCRIPTING , WINDOWS, MARKET DATA.
Optional (not required):NOSQL, JAVA, C++
Detailed Info: to join a new strategic support team. The team is established to provide L1/L2 Support and Environment Management for the Strategic Risk Program Components. The support team support Front Office, Middle Office and Quantitative Strategists, as well as Strategic Risk Management (SRM), Market & Credit Risk Officers and Product Control. The Components are brand new applications and are evolving at an incredible pace. As a result, the Support team collaborate very closely with the development team on bug fixes, monitoring, deployment, environment management, and onboarding new projects and features to support. The development team are also global.
Key Deliverables: Daily interactions with Support & Development teams. Handling of BAU issues, incident management, change management, monitoring, environment management and business continuity. Analyze, document and interrogate system issues from both business and technology perspective. Suggest and drive forward resolution for system issues. Partnership with stakeholders across various business and technology units including Product Controllers, Developers, Quality Analysts, Project Managers and Support Teams, to ensure successful delivery and onboarding of Technology projects. Provide effective updates to the Global Manager of the group. Establish and drive best practices for development groups in SRP for incorporating good approach in improving the system & components design.
Development/Computing Environment: Unix/Windows, Database, Unix scripting knowledge, Window scripting knowledge, JMX. Strong multi-tasking skills. General understanding of financial data (e.g. market data) Ability to coordinate IT support activities across multiple applications. Ability to influence different peer groups. Proven track record in implementing and refining support processes. Ability to react appropriate to challenging situations (e.g. capable of managing production outages) Minimum 3 years' experience of Support in one of the Financial firms. Preferred: Knowledge of No-SQL databases (HBase/Hadoop, MongoDB, Casandra etc.). Programming experience in Java, C++. Understanding of distributed systems & grid computing. Strong interpersonal skills and clarity of communication. General computer sciences background a plus. the more they understand about the workings of the tech, the better. Splunk, ITRS Geneos..
The position offers competitive rate.
Job Id: 31535