Thursday, May 6, 2010

App Support - Perl, Shell, SQL, Sybase/NYC




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If qualified, email resume to QuantRec Candidates meeting the description below will be contacted PROMPTLY.

Please BE SURE TO include your salary requirements, location preferences, and for my notes where you have been interviewing or been submitted to in the past 6 months (as there are multiple opportunities if you are a solid techie). Green card or US Citizen or h1b with at least 3 years left on current visa for these roles.
Technical Application Support Tech
Financial Firm / NYC
120-140K base +bonus

Position Description:

Data Mart/Data Flow Developer

Hands on data oriented developer required to support and enhance mission critical Credit Risk data infrastructure, as well as contribute to a strategic rewrite of the platform. This individual will work with users to understand business requirements, derivative products, and existing data flows in order to add required functionality. Team lead role is available for the individual who demonstrates the required abilities. The current system is a large, complex system with numerous strategic clients and a very active user base. This role requires an individual who is experienced in large, batch oriented systems. The right candidate is comfortable handling an ongoing stream of requests from individuals in many different groups. This person must be adept at managing relationships and prioritizing requests across a diverse set of clients. Key technologies are perl, Korn shell, SQL (Sybase), and Autosys. The system processes OTC derivatives data, listed derivatives, futures, options, repos, stock loan, and other instruments which carry counterparty risk. Prior experience with financial data required.
Skills Required
· 5+ years experience in Sybase. The candidate must have strong knowledgebase of relational database performance and tuning, SQL, and stored procedures
· 5+ years perl and Unix / K-Shell scripting
3+ years using Autosys and preferably experience with large batch processes
Code management tools such as Perforce
Prior experience with financial products, particularly OTC Derivatives

For Team Lead Candidates
· Ability to effectively manage a long list of requests from multiple client groups
· Ability to prioritize key deliverables and manage expectations in a resource constrained environment
· Ability to effectively liaise with stakeholders
· Excellent follow-through to ensure that projects are completed from analysis phase all the way through development, testing, and delivery
Skills Desired

Java, javascript
Experience with Informatica or other ETL tools
Experience building web applications
Exposure to financial products and risk management
Exposure to counterparty risk, margining, collateral or confirmation systems

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