IT Production Support

  • location: Jersey City, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $80 - $85 per hour

job description

IT Production Support

job summary:
Realize daily production support of Execution Platform back-end system (FO, MO, Clearing, Compliance) for the GM FO desks.

  • 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
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
  • Experience writing Python, PERL and UNIX scripts a plus.
  • Experience in building low-latency/high-frequency applications appreciated
 
location: Jersey City, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $80 - 85 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Realize daily production support of Execution Platform back-end system (FO, MO, Clearing, Compliance) for the GM FO desks.

  • 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
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • FIX Protocol (1 year of experience is required)
  • exchange feeds
  • SQL
  • PERL
  • UNIX Scripting

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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