Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst Electronic Market Systems Application Support  …

Phyton Talent Advisors
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
Phyton Talent Advisors
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst
A client that focuses in Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking is seeking an Electronic Market Systems Application Support Analyst for its midtown Manhattan location.

  • Our client is looking for a talented 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 1 st level support on the back-end application, so troubleshooting skills, reactivity and efficiency under pressure are key for this role.

Position Objectives:
  • 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

  • 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)

Important Skills:
  • 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

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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