Trade Floor Application Support Analyst (H-03052018)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 03-05-2018
Description:
One of our clients in the Financial/Banking sector is looking to hire a Trade Floor Application Support specialist on a full time basis.
This role will be located in downtown Toronto and as the Trade Floor Support Analyst you will be required to be onsite for a morning start of 6/6:30 am, working 7.5 hours per day. The Trade Floor Support Analyst will be responsible for not only ensuring that all systems are up and running, but that all technical queries related to the in-house applications are responded to in a timely manner throughout the day. Further to providing Technical support on the internal systems, the Trade Floor Support Analyst will be involved in a number of system enhancements and special projects as it relates to the Trade Floor/Capital Markets systems.
 
Requirements:
As the Trade Floor Support Analyst, our Toronto based client is looking for you to bring 5+ years of hands Application Support experience, preferably within a Canadian banking/financial environment.    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are crucial to the success of this role. Exceptional customer service skills and a willingness/motivation to learn new “in-house” applications and technologies is a must. With this role falling within the Capital Markets technology segment, basic Derivatives knowledge/understanding (interest rate swaps) is strongly preferred and highly sought after in this role as added value. 
In this role the Trade Floor Support Analyst will be working as part of a support team, and as such, our client is looking for someone who is capable of not only working independently on projects, but enjoys to work in a team environment which is very collaborative and passionate about the support that they provide on a daily basis.

Further technical requirements include the following: 
- Deep knowledge of Agile principles
- Strong coding experience in C/C++
- Familiarity with git, Jenkins, CI/CD
- Previous experience in developing applications from scratch
- Experience developing financial applications 
- Experience with Test Driven Development
- Experience with Java, MicroServices, REST
 
This is an immediate need and we are looking for applicants who can start in no less then 2 weeks.
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