Equities: Assistant Vice President, Tradeplant Support Analyst, Global Markets Technology

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 23 Aug 17

Equities: Assistant Vice President, Tradeplant Support Analyst, Global Markets Technology

Job Description:
About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver 1st and 2nd line support for Equity Derivatives and Stock Lending platforms.
  • Manage releases of new and existing applications to the production environment.
  • Perform analysis and testing of new and existing applications as required.
  • The candidate will be required to look across the entire production environment to aid continuous improvement with the state and supportability of production systems.
  • Build and maintain relationships with business users and other stakeholders Work closely with Development and infrastructure teams to ensure that issues and defects are reported and actioned and meet business requirements and timelines
  • Work closely with other Tradeplant team members across the Asia Pacific region and globally to ensure consistent service delivery and standardization

Technical Competencies:

Strength in the following technical disciplines
  • UNIX / Linux OS, shell scripts
    • Executing commands to trace orders flow and identify slow/pending orders
    • Analysing logs using common UNIX syntax and order tracer command set
  • Database
    • Understanding of Databases like Oracle, Sybase, MySQL.
    • Working knowledge on writing new sqls for day to day support
  • Market Data system interfaces
    • Reuters RDF, P2PS, DACS, RFA
    • Wombat
  • Distributed Networks/Routers/Firewalls and FIX network providers
    • Execute trouble shooting commands to identify slow network sessions and bottlenecks
  • ITRS Geneos Enterprise Systems Monitoring
    • Monitor and maintain Geneos Active Console
    • Create and implement ITRS monitoring scripts using FKM, queue depth, order slowness, logs not updating, hanging thread, , latency, memory usage, CPU utilization and disk space used
    • Ensure adequate thresholds and tolerances are used for triggering alerts and warning messages
  • Middleware - Tibco EMS, RV and MQ
    • Maintain RV and RVRD sessions
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages would be an advantage though not mandatory: Pearl, C Shell, Java, C#, C++, XML or TCL

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Posting Date: 27/07/2017
Location: AU--Sydney

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 38