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Application Support Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 12/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373890A

Application Support Analyst

  • Permanent Position
  • Dublin City Center
  • Attractive Package

Global Fintech Company based in the hearth of Dublin City Center is looking for an intellectual and enthusiastic Application Support Analyst to join their EU Development team.

Investors around the world receive better returns because of the work we do every day. From traders to technologists and everyone in between, our client's staff are passionate about innovating, solving problems and making an impact on the bottom line. Their teams set the bar high and strive to consistently provide best-in-class service to institutional investors around the world.

WE'LL TRUST YOU TO:

  • Responsible for monitoring Proprietary and existing third party applications which largely make up the settlement environment
  • Work closely with the Post Trade product managers on ad-hoc technical automation projects in a cross platform environment (Unix/Windows)
  • Produce reports from Sybase and Oracle databases based on requests from sales trade desk and operations department
  • Monitor log files for trade problems and initiate follow-up actions. Liaise between front and back office to resolve issues
  • Test and implement new software releases and configuration changes from both internal and external developers
  • Liaise regularly with the sales trading desk, the operations department and development to ensure awareness of system issues
  • Composition of, and enhancement to, all relevant documentation
  • Participate in other recurring and ad-hoc projects requiring a professional approach to project management

WHAT YOU BRING WITH YOU:

  • 3rd level qualification in IT.
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Experience in shell scripting an advantage
  • Experience troubleshooting and coding java an advantage
  • Experience with SWIFT an advantage
  • Experience with FIX protocol an advantage
  • Good understanding of networking, operating systems architecture, message queuing, email delivery and internet protocols.
  • Experience with financial applications within an equities environment a distinct advantage
  • Working knowledge of MS Office a distinct advantage
  • Sybase & Oracle 1st level support an advantage
  • High level of software knowledge.
  • Proven ability to manage projects.
  • Quality mindset and striving to resolve issues
  • Client focused
  • Excellent communication skills.

YOU'RE JUST RIGHT FOR IF YOU WANT:

  • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
  • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
  • A smaller team environment with 3-8 developers
  • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
  • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
  • A company that's investing a sizable amount in its technology department
  • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
  • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
  • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities,

A full job spec is available on request. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have full working rights in Ireland i.e. (a current Stamp 4 Visa or an EU Passport to be eligible to work in Ireland) to be

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