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Prime Brokerage Application Support - W2 Only

Company: SGA Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Application Support Analyst for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Jersey City, NJ (hybrid).

Responsibilities :

Process:

The role is to provide 1st and 2nd line functional support to users

Work closely with the trading desk to understand requirements and either implement tactical solutions or raise the business requirements to developers

Leverage ServiceNow to manage incidents and problems. It will also require working closely with all the support teams and development teams across all regions

Ensure root cause analysis is undertaken for all incidents

Improve monitoring systems and create scripts to automate the day-to-day support activities

Users access rights and segregation of duties support

Monitor:

Review of daily break reconciliations

Start of day and intraday checks

Review the releases which are planned and perform the post release checks

The team is responsible for monitoring the system availability, proactively preventing system problems, and responding to system incidents when they occur. APS is also responsible for problem analysis, managing system change and ensuring minimal impact to the end users

We are also implementing DevOps tools (Ansible, Jenkins ) and ELK solution (Elasticsearch Logstash Kibana) for monitoring.

Required Skills:

College graduate with background in IT and Finance

5 years of working experience

Experience working with SQL & Unix/Linux

Technology used by IMS in production

Infra Linux RedHat / basic skills on shell/batch scripting for process and resources monitoring

Infra - Oracle Database / basic sql authentication/executing remote script from a sever (sqlplus tool)

MDW Apache Tomcat / Configuration and understanding of the Apache architecture

MDW Java / Being a little familiar with java development kit JDK (for analysis)

MDW Kafka / List/create/delete topics on a cluster, manipulate offset/ empty the content of specific topic

MDW MQ, CFT / basic knowledge, raise request to infra.

Network, Firewall, DNS / basic knowledge, raise request to open flow.

Loadbalancing - F5, AVI / basic knowledge, raise request to infra.

Tools Geneos / configure alert + monitoring

Tools Autosys / create job + Monitoring jobs

Preferred Skills:

Working knowledge of securities lending and borrowing

Basic knowledge of short sales and locates

Basic understanding of transactions booking, positions and inventory management

Understanding of financial security identifiers (ISIN, Cusip, Sedol, BBG ID, RIC, etc.)

Understanding of user access management and permissions (users , groups, ACLs

Basic knowledge of US Domestic settlement (DTC/Bony) and international settlement (SWIFT)

Prior experience using ServiceNow and Jira tools

ITIL V3 Foundation Certification

SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

EEO Employer: Race, Color, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Veteran Status, Age, Marital Status, Pregnancy, Genetic Information, or Other Legally Protected Status.

Keywords: SGA Inc., Jersey City , Prime Brokerage Application Support - W2 Only, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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