Application Support Analyst in Boston, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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Job #:  978941

Application Support Analyst Opportunity - Boston, MA 
Apex Systems, part of On Assignment the second largest IT Solutions firm in the country has an opportunity for a Application Support Analyst role in Downtown Boston. 
If interested, please send a copy of your resume in MS Word format to Brianna Andre,
Here are the details:

  • Position: Trading Application Support Analyst
  • Location: Boston, MA - financial district
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Responsibilities: Provide day to day systems / administrative support to users of the Charles River Trading System including;
  • Assist users in optimal use of the system
  • Manage user administration/privileges
  • Manage parameter configuration changes
  • Monitor system availability
  • Assist with application and database performance tuning
  • Assist with testing software patches / upgrades
  • Assist with problem support and resolution
  • Assist with Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery testing
  • Works with internal business and vendor technical team as needed, to provide consultation on technical solution design, implementation plans, user documentation and to ensure maintenance of optimal system configuration

Required Skills:
  • Strong Interpersonal skills – able to work with all levels within the organization
  • Experience with Charles River Development (CRD) hosted and CRD Anywhere solutions
  • In-depth understanding of the workings of the broad financial and equity products, custody, accounting, trade settlements and investment operations industry
  • Fundamental knowledge of the full trade lifecycle from inception to settlement affirmation for various asset classes
  • Familiarity with any of the following technology platforms: trade allocation, trade affirmation, dark pool and/or algorithmic trading is a plus.
  • Understanding of / experience working with security reference data
  • Understanding of trade compliance  (Compliance in CRD a plus)
  • Knowledge of market data providers and product solutions a plus (i.e.: Bloomberg, Factset)
  • FIX
  • Autosys / Informatica workflow integration
  • SQL / PL SQL
  • Demonstrated proficiency with full SDLC IT solution delivery in a Systems Analyst and/or Project Management capacity

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