Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst - job id 33583


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Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst

$700 - Per Day w2

Midtown NYC on 7th



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Jason Vu


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(646) 876-9536


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(212) 616-4800 ext-290




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 Jason Vu. call (646)876-9536 / (212)616-4800 ext.290 or email jason@sans.com with the Job Code JV33583 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Midtown, NYC.

Skills required for the position: Application Support, EXCHANGE FEEDS, SCRIPTING, ORDER ROUTING SYSTEMS.


Detailed Info: IT engineer to support the GM 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 supporting or testing direct access market data feed handlers for the US equity, option and/or future markets. 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.


Realize daily production support of Execution Platform back-end system (FO, MO, Clearing, Compliance) for the GM FO desks.


First level support on DMA feed handlers and Order Routing system (back-end) for GM 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/Market data/Electronic market support or Market/Exchange connectivity support would be a plus)

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)

Understanding of exchange feeds (ARCA XDP, Nasdaq ITCH, SIP, CQS, UQDF, etc)

FIX protocol

Basic DB (SQL), client/server knowledge

System tuning/performances monitoring and analysis.

The position offers competitive rate.


Job Id: 33583