Level 2 Application Support FX

Job Title: Level 2 Application Support FX
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: $500 - $800 per month
Start Date: 2020-04-01
Reference: V-109271
Contact Name: Jason Bidwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 02, 2020 16:01

Job Description

Global investment bank has a contract opportunity for an Application Support Analyst to work in a fast-paced trading environment on wide variety of financial products. You must have strong communication skills as you will be working with many different teams front to back across both the business and technical organisations.  You will be working with developers to debug issues and find root causes so some experience with coding is required, ideally Java.  You will make an impact by resolving issues efficiently, managing incidents and identifying recurring issues and help train new users and developers by creating clear and concise documentation for applications and processes.
In this particular case, we are looking for somebody to support the FX business.
Role and responsibilities:
  • Help users to quickly resolve issue
  • Create user documentation for applications and processes
  • Create runbooks for faster issue resolution
  • Debug code and determine where changes need to be made to resolve root causes
  • Manage support tickets to track recurring issues and support cost
  • Perform start of day checks to ensure that systems are operational before the trading day starts
  • Use tools to execute configuration changes, modify production data and entitle users to applications
  • Execute BCPs to ensure that backup plans are up to date
Skills and qualifications
  • 3+ years of support experience and incident management
  • Experience with Java
  • Basic knowledge of Linux
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with SQL
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income products (Interest Rates, Credit, Foreign Exchange)
  • Experience Python/C++

This is an ugrent role to start ASAP so please apply now or call me for further information.

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