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Application Support Specialist
Ref No.: 20-04086
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Houston, Texas
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/28/2020 to 06/15/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking an Application Support Specialist with our client in the financial industry in their Houston, TX or Chicago, IL location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

  • Application Support Specialist for the front office trading desks of Client Commodities
  • Client Commodities is a global organization with major trading centres in Houston, London and Singapore
  • The Houston office currently trades both physical and financial commodities, including Natural gas, Power, Coal, Crude & Products, and Commodity Index
  • L1/L2 Front Office Trading Support
  • Application Resiliency and Reporting
  • Application Monitoring
  • Incident Management and Issue Tracking
  • Change Control and Release Management
  • Capacity Planning
  • BCP Planning
  • Permit to Release
  • Service Level Management
  • Liaison with Infrastructure Teams
  • Prior experience in the Financial industry, specifically supporting a trading desk
  • Working knowledge of application monitoring
  • Prior experience with incident management in a support function role
  • Understanding of Service Level Agreements and Management.
  • Demonstrated inter-office communications
  • Prior working knowledge of writing/debugging Perl, Python, Linux/Unix shell and SQL
  • Experience working with IDE's - Eclipse, MS Visual Studio, PyCharm
  • Experience working with version control systems maintaining source code
  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience writing DevOps applications in Perl, Python, or C#/Java including Object Databases
  • Demonstrated experience writing DevOps complex relational database SQL statements and Object oriented Database (OODBMS) model interaction/instantiation.
  • Prior working experience with Midrange server infrastructure and management (Windows/Unix/Linux)
  • Prior working experience with Storage technologies like NAS/SAN, Qtrees, NFS
  • Prior working experience with Virtual Machines in AppHost/Cloud technologies
  • Familiar with Tibco/FIX Messaging systems
  • Prior Bloomberg terminal experience
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”