Trading Application Support (with Hands-On Scripting in Perl or Python) - Top Financial Firm in NYC!

Trading Application, Support, Hands-On Scripting, Perl, Python, Position Keeping, Trade Booking, Trade Management, Finance, Equities, Sybase, Oracle
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 2 Years
$70 - $85
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

A Top Financial Firm in NYC is looking for a strong Trading Application Support with Hands-On Scripting in Perl or Python.

The role will be focused on supporting the Position Keeping and Trade Booking systems ( Part of Trade Management System) - feeding real-time position data to Trading/Back office and Risk systems used by the US Equities Trading Desks. The successful candidate should be able to react quickly, intra-day, to resolve issues raised related to Position Keeping and Trade Booking.

Coverage of the Trade Management Support team include interactions such as:
  • Understanding of Position Keeping and Trade Booking Processes (SOD to EOD)
  • Real-Time system troubleshooting
  • User communication during incident or outages
  • Changes and Releases to the Production Environment (Trade Management System)
  • Active and constructive participation in team design discussions
  • Understanding the current applications and business processes (identifying extensions and new functionality)
  • There will also be additional responsibilities such as functional verification of delivered features, ad-hoc system bug analysis and handling of business as usual requests

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Financial experience is needed
  • Equities production support is a big plus
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in hands-on scripting in Perl or Python
  • Should be able to query Sybase or Oracle DB
  • Should be able to work with Dev and QA teams for releases

If interested, please contact ( or call one of the team members direct at 973-784-4436.

Posted By

Richard Mazzola

469 7th Avenue Suite 700 New York, NY, 10018

Dice Id : 10340096
Position Id : 6186858
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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