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Application Support Engineer (Linux Red Hat RedHat RHEL Fixed Income Application Support WebSphere Web Sphere MQ Perl Bash Networking Trading Brokerage Finance Banking) required by trading client in New York City, New York (NYC, NY).

You MUST have the following experience:

  • Current or recent application support experience within a financial environment
  • Linux or UNIX troubleshooting/basic administration (Red Hat/RHEL/RHCSA/Fedora/SUSE/Ubuntu/CentOS/AIX HPUX)
  • Perl OR Bash (bsh) Shell Scripting
  • Any MQ/Message Queuing exposure (IBM WebSphere/Web Sphere/WAS/RabbitMQ/Rabbit MQ/Message Queue/Message Queuing/MQ)

The following would be DESIRABLE:

  • Experience with matching engines or trade surveillance platforms
  • Version control with Git, SVN or another tool
  • Basic networking (ssh, ping, netstat, tcpdump, traceroute)
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar technical field
  • Knowledge of government Fixed Income trading (bonds, treasury, treasuries, T-notes)

Role: Application Support Engineer (Linux, Red Hat, RedHat, RHEL, RHCSA, Perl, Bash, bsh, MQ, Manhattan, New York) within a team of 7 in Manhattan, New York. You will work on two third party, vendor applications for trading and trade surveillance. This will increase by a further three 3rd party applications in the next 12 months. The team is responsible for implementing new applications and then production support of those applications. As upgrades and changes are released, you and the rest of the team will coordinate proof of concept and subsequent change and release management.

The applications are largely in a Red Hat environment that is automated and maintained with Perl and Shell Scripts. The environment is complex, involving IBM WebSphere MQ and Rabbit MQ. Knowledge of message queuing is therefore important. Experience in a financial environment is essential but you do not need trading experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with trading applications and join a team in a growing organisation. There will be opportunities for training and promotion into senior and team lead positions. There is also the potential to move into sales and business analysis roles.

Salary: $110k - $135k + 20% Bonus + Pension


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