Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst - job id 32589


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Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst

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Midtown NYC on 7th



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Maxim Nikouline


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(646) 876-9538


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(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 email max@sans.com with the Job Code MN32589 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Midtown.

Skills required for the position: UNIX, NETWORK ENGINEER, FINANCE, SCRIPTING, FIX PROTOCOL, SQL, PERFORMANCE MONITOR.


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. Must 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.)

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The position offers competitive rate.


Job Id: 32589