Operations Specialist Operations Specialist …

in Chicago, IL, United States
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in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Operations Specialist
Operations Support Center Specialist Chicago, IL/en-US/External_Career_CBOE/job/Chicago-IL/Operations-Support-Center-Specialist_R-1048-1/apply Job Description

The OSC Specialist role is served by experienced financial technologists with responsibilities that include providing customer support and production level operational oversight of the Silexx platform as well as supplementary support for certain other exchange related systems. These are real-time systems that are actively utilized by the most demanding professional market participants. This role is responsible for providing first level world class support in conjunction with solving problems, monitoring systems and ensuring systems maintain a healthy state and troubleshooting when they are not. The problems are challenging but rewarding and we look forward to hearing from you if you feel up to the task.


Technical Support

  • Primary Support of Silexx platform and secondary support of other Cboe related platforms
  • Provide first level and world class support answering questions for Silexx and a variety of Cboe supported platforms and resolving customer issues related to APIs, trading and features/function using the Deliver Plus One standard
  • Provide timely and professional outbound communications (internal and external) servicing OSC support email queues and providing customer phone support
  • API Certification testing
  • Logical port creation and modification of default settings
  • Testing/understanding changes to systems and functionality prior to deployment
  • Investigate error logs and order trails, troubleshoot network issues and review relevant logs (e.g. FIX)

Trading/Product Support

  • Support Silexx business teams with data/order type behavior requests
  • Assist third party clients with configuration set-up and troubleshooting
  • Support administrative system configuration changes (end user entitlements, routing rules, port & session creation)
  • Support of the Cboe Trading Floor
  • Support of Cboe related products and trading support applications (e.g. LiveVol, Index Platform, PAR, etc)
  • Data mining and research

Operational System Monitoring

  • Perform daily system startup/shutdown checks
  • Monitor systems and keep dashboards green
  • Monitor database health tools
  • Options Product Management (i.e. new listings, maintenance, replacement, validation, and de-listings)
  • Ad hoc project assignments

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess these requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Business, Financial Services, Communications, or a related discipline preferred
  • 4+ years experience in a securities related or technical support position
  • Ability to participate in weekend testing, weekend system verifications and weekday off-hours support paging as required
  • Proficiency with Windows required
  • General comfort with SQL required
  • Proficiency with Linux required
  • Comfort with Agile Development Methodology required
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem-solving and customer service skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and work assignments; complete multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy and quality; adjust to changes in priorities and situations; complete work under pressure; meet deadlines.
  • Vigorous desire to learn Cboe technology and to become an expert with respect to key market structure concepts
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic team-oriented environment
  • Experience with order-entry trading platforms required
  • Experience with trading related messaging and technologies such as FIX protocol and strong understanding of order life cycle related workflows required
  • Subject Matter Expertise (SME) within multiple critical operational areas
  • Scripting and/or programming experience (e.g. C#, Java, Python) a plus

The Cboe Experience

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a senior-level professional, working at Cboe will offer you countless opportunities to develop skills, make an impact through meaningful contributions, and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build enduring relationships through frequent collaboration that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. And, along your exceptional career journey at Cboe youll receive amazing benefits and robust rewards.

Equal Employment Opportunity
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Posted 3 Days AgoFull timeR-1048

Cboe is always looking for intelligent, innovative and hard-working individuals. Our success is based on our talented team of industry and technology professionals, which we believe is the strongest in the industry, and we pride ourselves on hiring the best and brightest.

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