Application Support Analyst/Securities Lending!

Lenmar Consulting - Jersey City, NJ

Contract

Prime Brokerage App Support

Business Overview:
Prime Brokerage US APS team is part of a global team situated in various locations: New York/New Jersey, Montreal, Paris, Lisbon, Mumbai and Hong Kong. The prime brokerage is part of Global Market Corporate Investment department which is one the largest and the most profitable investment bank in the Euro zone. APS team is concerned with the production support and release of IT solutions providing discreet functionality to both Front office and middle office teams. The IT systems are used globally with APS team providing support to FO team mainly based in New York. We also have two other FO teams based in London and Hong Kong.

The candidate will help implementing and supporting Inventory Management System in North America. The application will mainly aggregate the internal and external (street) availability of securities. It will also leverage the security inventory by optimizing the pricing and the management of the available quantity.

Responsibilities:

  • Process:
  • The role is to provide 1st and 2nd line functional support to users
  • Work closely with the trading desk to understand requirements and either implement tactical solutions or raise the business requirements to developers
  • Leverage ServiceNow to manage incidents and problems. It will also require working closely with all the support teams and development teams across all regions
  • Ensure root cause analysis is undertaken for all incidents
  • Improve monitoring systems and create scripts to automate the day-to-day support activities
  • Users access rights and segregation of duties support
  • Monitor:
  • Review of daily break reconciliations
  • Start of day and intraday checks
  • Review the releases which are planned and perform the post release checks
  • The team is responsible for monitoring the system availability, proactively preventing system problems, and responding to system incidents when they occur. APS is also responsible for problem analysis, managing system change and ensuring minimal impact to the end users

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • College graduate with background in IT and Finance
  • 5 years of working experience
  • Experience working with SQL & Unix/Linux

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of securities lending and borrowing
  • Basic knowledge of short sales and locates
  • Basic understanding of transactions booking, positions and inventory management
  • Understanding of financial security identifiers (ISIN, Cusip, Sedol, BBG ID, RIC, etc.)
  • Understanding of user access management and permissions (users , groups, ACLs
  • Basic knowledge of US Domestic settlement (DTC/Bony) and international settlement (SWIFT)
  • Prior experience using ServiceNow and Jira tools
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certification

Cindy Wing
Technical Recruiter,
Lenmar Consulting, Inc (A Kellton Tech Company)
P: 201.946.1777

A: Plaza 5, 185 Hudson St, Suite 1440, Jersey City, NJ 07311
View: Our Open Jobs

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $84.00 /hour

Experience:

  • unix: 1 year (Required)
  • Application Support: 1 year (Required)
  • securities lending: 1 year (Required)

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes