RightAngle Dev. s16 in Houston, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  859077

Client: Apex Systems

Title: RightAngle Support Specialist 

Length: Perm

Pay: Base Salary plus Benefits and Bonuses

Location: Downtown Houston


Job Summary:

The Commercial RightAngle Application Support Analyst position is part of the Commercial Applications RightAngle Support Team.  This team is responsible for first line support of the RightAngle application used for the trading of Clean, Heavy, NGL, and Crude products.


The primary responsibilities of this analyst position will be:

  • to provide business solutions/functional-based systems production support to our Commercial Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) organization.
  • Will network with Commercial, Accounting, Finance, Risk, other IT support groups and software vendors to investigate, analyze, troubleshoot and determine how to configure and exploit new functionality for the benefit of the Commercial organization.
  • Be required to have an understanding of the functionality, configuration and architecture for the RightAngle environment; which includes vendor software as well as specific configuration, processes, interfaces, and add-on applications.
  • Provide front line production application support to the business focusing on Front Office (i.e. Trading, Scheduling, Contracts) and Back Office (Accounting) components of our Commercial trading business
  • Collaborate with the business to develop business functional requirements for small enhancements and coordinate IT development team to deliver the solution to the business
  • Analyzing data or system issues directly on SQL Server database
  • Liaison between Commercial business, developers and other IT leveraged services teams to provide functional and technical support as appropriate
  • Liaison between Commercial and the software vendor to troubleshoot software issues and define software enhancements
  • This is a functional/technical support role focusing on daily production support and small enhancements of our ETRM application
  • Depending on the projects being executed in the Commercial Applications project portfolio, there may be opportunities for this role to be involved in larger capital projects involving the RightAngle application
  • Technical developer opportunities exist in this role that will allow for the analyst to perform the functional requirements on enhancements, as well as the follow-on technical development in SQL, .NET, and/or PowerBuilder Basic



  • 5+ years application support experience
  • Analytical and technical experience in IT application support
  • Expertise using MS SQL Server database and Commercial business knowledge in one or more areas of the organization
  • Expertise in supporting PowerBuilder code, .Net code, and/or SQLServer stored procedure code for our RightAngle application.
  • Direct experience with SQL in relational databases
  • Ability and willingness to provide day-to-day 24x7 application support on rotational basis (approximately every 6 weeks)
  • Ability to work with vendors to support vendor hosted applications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to relate to technical and business processes
  • Ability to initiate tasks and demonstrate innovative behavior
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, ASP.Net, C#, and/or PowerBuilder
  • Experience in Energy, Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) application support
  • Experience with OpenLink RightAngle energy trading and risk management software
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Sciences or IT related









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