Murex Front Office Support Lead

Technology · New York, New York
Department Technology
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

SoHo Dragon represents an investment  bank with offices in Midtown Manhattan that needs to hire a Murex Front Office Support Lead. 

 

  • Interview process will consist of multiple phone screens and or video conference calls
  • W2/1099/C2C are accepted

 

 

The ideal candidate will possesses a great attitude, and operate with a mindset of URGENCY, OWNERSHIP, INITIATIVE, COMMUNICATION, SERVICE and PARTNERSHIP:

  • Management / team leadership experience in technology support of Capital Markets trading and related functions
  • Excellent communication skills and good temperament, with the ability to face off to challenging trading clients, experience in electronic trading and/or clearance and settlements
  • Extensive experience as Murex business/trading front office analyst (superior P&L explain/resolution, Greeks, curve construction, Market data/ Fixings, SIMM, VaR, Risk analysis, simulation views, pre-trade pricing) – This is the core focus of the role
  • Very strong knowledge of Fixed income derivatives markets, Interest Rate Derivatives, FX, Futures, Cross-currency, Options products – Critical for the role
  • 5+ years in an Level 2 production trading application support role (Market data, Pricing, OMS, Execution Booking, Position keeping, Risk platforms, etc.)
  • Ability to manage the book of work / open issues from the trading desks and work across IT and external vendors to capture, track, status update and drive issues to resolution
  • Basic Linux, SQL and any scripting language (Shell, Perl, Java, Python, etc.)
  • Any enterprise batch scheduler software experience (Control-M, Autosys, Tidal)
  • Working knowledge of underlying infrastructure and interoperability (servers, storage, network, middleware)
  • Working knowledge of basic ITIL Service management practices (Event, Incident, Problem and Change management )


Skills:

Typical activities within the function would include:

  • End User Support: capture, investigate, communicate, track, resolve application issues (break/fix), adhoc queries, transaction investigations, reconciliation, order checks and replays, static data updates, EOD reporting, access and entitlements
  • Event Management: Health checks, monitoring of application dashboards, alert response, investigation, monitoring tool implementation, maintenance and config changes, batch exceptions
  • Incident Management: Manage requests, incidents, outages, communication and escalation.
  • Problem Management: Metrics, reporting, trending, driving Stability and continuous improvement
  • Change Management: Release and deploy, CAB review and approval for all production change, Acceptance into Service standards, act as gatekeeper to prod
  • Capacity Planning & Preventative Actions: Metrics and reporting, design, testing, provisioning, data archiving (shared with Dev and Infra teams )
  • Configuration Management: Documentation, asset and inventory management, production hygiene
  • Recoverability: DR, resiliency, testing, data restoration
  • Batch: setup and management, drive optimization
  • Audit and Compliance: Audit response and investigation.


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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    DOE