QA Environment Support Specialist 3200667

QA Environment Support Specialist 3200667

Date: Mar 14, 2022
Location : Montréal (Québec)

 

Description

We offer:

  • To work with some of the best professionals in the business - for a firm that values individual intellect as much as teamwork
  • State-of-the-art offices that are designed to maximize collaboration
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Enriching challenges that provide opportunity for constant learning and advancement
  • An environment, which is leveraging technology to its highest potential

 

Team Profile:

Institutional Securities Technology (IST) develops and oversees the overall technology strategy and bespoke technology solutions to drive and enable the institutional businesses and enterprise-wide functions. Our clients include Fixed Income, Equities, Commodities, Investment Banking, Research and Global Capital Markets.

 

Position Description:

An Environment support engineering specialist is required for a Tier 1 investment bank supporting the Delta One Structured Products IT group. This is a global front-office team that supports the global OTC Equity Swap Portfolio, Single Name, and Index derivative businesses. We are designing a complete restructure of the Equity Swaps trading platform, and this role is for a non-production Environment Engineer within our trading plant.

 

The role would suit candidates who have broad experience in technologies found in message-based architectures, strong scripting skills and working within and improving support procedures. You will be responsible for non-production environment stability, improving existing monitoring and procedures, infrastructure hygiene, some production turnovers and database refreshes.

 

The role requires someone who is flexible, able to respond to a dynamic business environment, and able to take ownership and responsibility for the delivery deadlines. The candidate must be adaptable to work across multiple technologies and disciplines, with a focus on delivering quality solutions for the business in a timely fashion.

 

The candidate should possess strong software engineering skills, a logical approach to problem solving, be able to work in a fast-paced environment liaising with demanding stakeholders to understand complex requirements and be able to prioritize work under pressure with minimal supervision.


 
Qualifications

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in a support role.
  • Understanding of message-based architectures
  • RDBMS Sybase and/or DB2, with very high proficiency in writing complex SQL queries
  • Strong Unix/Linux scripting or Perl scripting
  • Good Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Full software development lifecycle understanding
  • Good software development practices
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An interest to learn the business supported by the applications

Skills Desired:

  • Foundations in Java J2SE is preferable
  • Foundation in Python
  • Database performance tuning
  • Excel VBA
  • Knowledge of the Equity Derivative business

 

All our positions are located in Montreal, Quebec.

Knowledge of French and English is required.

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