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Murex Front Office Support Lead

Posted 24 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 21 August 2022
  • Referral: 212930@accuick.com

Job Description:
Job Title: Murex Front Office Support Lead

Duties: Role requirements

  • The ideal candidate will possesses a great attitude, and operate with a mindset of URGENCY, OWNERSHIP, INITIATIVE, COMMUNICATION, SERVICE and PARTNERSHIP:

  • Very strong knowledge of Fixed income derivatives markets, Interest Rate Derivatives, FX, Futures, Cross-currency, Options products – Critical for the role

  • Extensive experience as Murex front office trading analyst (superior Portfolio Risk analysis, P&L explain/resolution,  Market data/Pricing, curve construction, RBPL, simulation views, pre-trade pricing) – This is the core focus of the role

  • Excellent communication skills and good temperament, with the ability to face off to challenging trading clients, experience in electronic trading and/or clearance and settlements

  • Strong experience in Murex Livebook and RTBS (market data)  support and maintenance

  • 5+ years in an Level 2 production trading application support role (Market data, Pricing, OMS, Execution Booking, Position keeping, Risk platforms, etc.)

  • Basic Linux, SQL and any scripting language (Shell, Perl, Java, Python, etc.)

  • Any enterprise batch scheduler software experience (Control-M, Autosys, Tidal)

  • Working knowledge of underlying infrastructure and interoperability (servers, storage, network, middleware)

  • Working knowledge of basic ITIL Service management practices (Event, Incident, Problem and Change management )

  • Any supervisory / Management  team leadership experience would be a strong plus

  • Degree in Financial engineering, Quantitative finance or Mathematics preferred

Skills: Typical activities within the function would include:

  • Portfolio Risk analysis, P&L explain/resolution,  Market data/Pricing, curve construction, RBPL, simulation views, pre-trade pricing

  • End User Support: capture, investigate, communicate, track, resolve application issues (break/fix), adhoc queries, transaction investigations, reconciliation, order checks and replays, static data updates, EOD reporting, access and entitlements

  • Event Management: Health checks, monitoring of application dashboards, alert response, investigation, monitoring tool implementation, maintenance and config changes, batch exceptions

  • Incident Management: Manage requests, incidents, outages, communication and escalation.

  • Problem Management: Metrics, reporting, trending, driving Stability and continuous improvement

  • Change Management: Release and deploy, CAB review and approval for all production change, Acceptance into Service standards, act as gatekeeper to prod

  • Capacity Planning & Preventative Actions: Metrics and reporting, design, testing, provisioning, data archiving (shared with Dev and Infra teams )

  • Configuration Management: Documentation, asset and inventory management, production hygiene

  • Recoverability: DR, resiliency, testing, data restoration

  • Batch: setup and management, drive optimization

  • Audit and Compliance: Audit response and investigation.

  • Planned rotations into L3/Development space for qualified candidates

Required Skills: 

  • APPLICATION SUPPORT

  • CHANGE MANAGEMENT

  • DERIVATIVES

  • END USER SUPPORT

  • FIXED INCOME

Additional Skills:

  • ITIL

  • JAVA

  • LINUX

  • MIDDLEWARE

  • OFFICE SUPPORT

  • PERL

  • PRICING

  • PYTHON

  • RECONCILIATION

  • RISK ANALYSIS

  • SCRIPTING

  • SETTLEMENTS

  • SQL

  • TRADING

  • ARCHIVING

  • AUDIT

  • CAPACITY PLANNING

  • CAPITAL MARKETS

  • CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

  • DATA ARCHIVING

  • DOCUMENTATION

  • EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • GREAT ATTITUDE

  • INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

  • INVENTORY

  • MAINTENANCE

  • METRICS

  • OPTIMIZATION

  • PROVISIONING

  • SWITCH CAPACITY

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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