Senior Application Engineer, UNIX, FX Trading Systems, Investment Bank

Location: Sydney
Reference: 674563452
Contact: Steve
Email: email Steve
Senior Applications Engineer, UNIX, FX Trading Systems, Investment Banking

The Company
My client is a world leading financial institution currently leading the way in the electronic trading of FX and Fixed Income financial products, located in Sydney's CBD. My client is expanding its new eFX Trading Team. 

Job Description
I'm looking for a motivated individual to become part of the Technical business operations team ( Applications )  who can strengthen the team's ability to deliver reliable systems to the development team / traders and their support 
You will be a seasoned lead Application engineer used to dealing with the business and coming up with high level technical solution's 

Primary Focus - Technology Infrastructure
Reporting to the Lead Support Manager, you will have responsibility for the management and ongoing enhancement of the company's systems / applications.  This includes the trading systems, infrastructure, data centre systems, IP networking, office servers, desktop, voice, etc.  
Responsibility extends from the hardware level up to assisting our application development team, a solid understanding of UNIX at all levels is essential. The network also reaches into many customer sites via several service providers.

Preferred Skills and Competencies
4 years + working in a similar role within the Capital Markets space would be highly desirable as is an understanding of FX products but this is not essential.

• Minimum of 6 years working with front office trading applications 
Linux centos 6 scripting
• Production Support experience 
• Networking, IP networking, IP services (DNS, smtp, BGP, OSPF and squid)
• Connectivity ( FIX )
• Provide 1st level technical support  
• Maintain and enhance monitoring tools to allow problems to be anticipated and quickly resolved.

The benefits
By taking this role you will be joining a new team working on exciting new projects in a fast paced dynamic environment,if you have what it takes to meet these challenges then apply today, please call Steve on 02 8047 4031 / 0449995476 if you like to have a chat first.