Application Support - Equity Cash, Portfolio Trading and Derivatives Trading - G

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 2768352
Contact: Philip Quinn
Email: email Philip
My client, a Global Investment Bank is currently hiring for an Application Support specialist to join their Production Support group in Hong Kong. As part of a global team responsible for the management of production systems across Equities including Futures & Options. Working closely with the business and the development and infrastructure teams you will primarily provide front-line support for Cash Equities Trading Applications covering High Touch and Portfolio Trading business

Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver 1st and 2nd line support for Equity Cash, Portfolio Trading and Derivatives Trading
  • Manage releases of new and existing applications to the production environment
  • Perform analysis and testing of new and existing applications as required
  • Build and maintain relationships with business users and other stakeholders
  • Perform Problem Management and Incident Reporting activities including root cause analysis and documenting corrective actions and remediation steps
  • Strong focus on Operational Excellence and implementing essential improvements
  • Perform BCP drill exercises and work with BCP coordinators and assist with audits when called upon
  • Execute commands to trace orders flow and identify slow/pending orders
  • Analyse logs using common UNIX syntax  and order tracer command set FIX Messaging Protocol
  • Interpret FIX message strings and Tag values to resolve problematic orders. Reset sequence numbers

Key Requirements
  • 5+ years experience, preferably in Cash Equities or electronic execution services
  • Strong working knowledge of  Equity OMS / EMS and FIX messaging
  • Knowledge of High Touch, Low Touch (DMA/DSA etc.) and Middle Office systems
  • Adept at communicating with senior business management, end users and technology stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, Windows, SAN/NAS, Market Data, Networks, Middleware etc.
  • Solid skills in UNIX / Linux OS, knowledge of scripting languages – Perl and/or python and distributed Networks/Routers/Firewalls and FIX network providers
  • ITRS Geneos Enterprise Systems Monitoring
  • Middleware – Tibco EMS, RV and MQ
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages would be an advantage: Pearl, C Shell, Java, C#, C++, XML or TCL
  • Excellent command of English 

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