Application Support (VP) - job id 32716

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Application Support (VP)

$165,000 F/T Employee

Midtown NYC on 6th

How to Apply


Suzana Gjinovic


(646) 876-9560


(212) 616-4800 ext-200

A F/T position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: F/T Employee.

Contact Liam Brown. call (646)876-9541 / (212)616-4800 ext.530 or email with the Job Code LB32716 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Midtown NYC.

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

Detailed Info:

Key Responsibilities

The candidate would play a key role in the supporting a set of financial applications. The candidate needs to ensure that the applications are running smoothly 24/7 without issues by managing their own work and ensuring that the global team have the tools and knowledge/expertise for consistent global coverage. When issues do occur, the candidate will be key to restoring system availability as quickly as possible. The candidate will develop tools and design processes and documentation to continuously streamline and optimize the support process. The candidate interacts with the business users and developers and helps to identify potential issues / risks and represent (manage) support priorities within the business and IT development life cycle. The candidate will interact with business users to identify and resolve data/application issues and will interact with the IT developers to identify turnover risks, manage scope and partner to resolve system issues or exposures. The candidate will be responsible for producing business and technical documents for the applications supported and conduct knowledge transfer training on a regular basis to keep global team up to date on ongoing changes.

Development/Computing Environment: Qualifications

Skills Required:

At least 8+ years experience in a Linux/Unix environment

Batch - a scheduler like Autosys, Control-M

Shell scripting

An understanding of RDBMS and basic T-SQL.

Must have excellent communication skills

Skills Desired:

Financial knowledge

Grid computing

Knowledge of ITIL standards

Networking knowledge.

The position offers competitive compensation package.

Job Id: 32716