Senior Application Support Specialist Trading Linux MQ Finance New York
Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
172 W 104th St
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Senior Application Support Specialist (Linux Red Hat RedHat RHEL Fixed Income Application Support WebSphere Web Sphere MQ Perl Bash Networking Trading Systems Analyst Brokerage Finance Banking) required by our trading client in Manhattan, New York City, New York (NYC, NY). You MUST have the following Current or recent application support experience within a financial environment (bank, asset manager, fund manager, brokerage) or financial systems vendor Linux or UNIX troubleshooting basic administration (Red Hat RHEL RHCSA Fedora SUSE Ubuntu CentOS AIX HP-UX) Ability to writeedit scripts in any language (e.g. Perl Bash Korn Shell Python) Any MQ Message Queuing exposure (IBM WebSphere Web Sphere WAS RabbitMQ Rabbit MQ Message Queue Message Queuing MQ) The following would be DESIRABLE Experience with front or middle office trading applications Version control with Git, SVN or another tool Basic networking (ssh, ping, netstat, tcpdump, traceroute) Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar technical field Knowledge of government Fixed Income trading (bonds, treasury, treasuries, T-notes) Role Senior Application Support Specialist (Linux, Red Hat, RedHat, RHEL, RHCSA, Perl, Bash, bsh, MQ, Manhattan, New York) within a team of 7 in Manhattan, New York. You will work on two third party, vendor applications for trading and trade surveillance. This will increase by a further three 3rd party applications in the next 12 months. The team is responsible for implementing new applications and their subsequent production support. As upgrades and changes are released, you and the rest of the team will coordinate proof of concept and subsequent change and release management. The applications are largely running in a Red Hat environment that is automated and maintained with Perl and Shell scripts. The environment is complex, involving IBM WebSphere MQ and Rabbit MQ. Knowledge of message queuing is therefore important. Experience in a financial environment is essential but you do not need trading experience. This will be a senior role in the team that will mentor more junior members, stand in for the manager and receive escalations for more senior issues. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with trading applications and join a team in a growing organisation. There will be opportunities for training and promotion into senior and team lead positions. There is also the potential to move into sales and business analysis roles. Duration 6-12 months Rate Excellent
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