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DevOps Manager
Ref No.: 18-00364
Location: Chicago, Illinois
We have a Contract role for a DevOps Manager with our client Chicago, IL. Please let me know if you or any of your friends would be interested in this position.
 
The details of the position are:
DevOps Manager
 
Role:
  • Futures Clearing Support- Commodities and Global Markets.
  • The Client group has an opportunity for a Futures DevOps Analyst to join the Futures Technology Team in Chicago. 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide day to day production support to the Futures Clearing businesses in London and North America including inhouse and vendor applications.
  • Use your development skills to improve the environment including bug fixes, automation and project tasks.
  • Take ownership of operational issues and perform both short-term resolution, and development of preventive measures for the longer term.
  • Proactively monitoring the system health and respond to alerts to provide high availability and performance of the application set including automation of health checks.
  • Responsible for the stability and maintenance of the Futures production environment
  • Identify and exploit opportunities to improve the production environment throughout our application stack.
  • Liaise with senior business stakeholders regarding any incidents, potential risks to the environment and upcoming changes.
  • Work closely with global team members.
 
Requirements:
  • At least 4 years' experience providing application support, preferably on financial markets.
  • At least 3 years of Java development experience.
  • Although not a necessity, a degree in Information Technology as well as a solid understanding of Futures would be looked on favorably.
  • Strong problem definition & solving skills.
  • Technical experience required in the following areas:
  • Working with databases with a strong SQL ability.
  • Unix and scripting.
  • Support of applications running under Java/J2EE.
  • Supporting applications running in a cloud environment.
  • Understanding of networking and working with different file transfer methods (SFTP).
  • Methodical and systematic approach to the preparation of documentation.
  • Thorough understanding of Incident and Change management processes.
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment and delivering enhancements to improve the application environment.
  • Experience in the use of Remedy (or similar ticket handling system) and confluence / Jira will be highly regarded.
  •  Comfortable to work in a Global team on the 'follow the sun' model
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and flexible approach to work - eager to embrace change and take on opportunities to develop new skills and gain business/technical exposure.
  • Proven record of being able to work well under pressure to deliver tasks in a timely manner and to a high standard.
  • Comfortable in a business facing role, liaising with a variety of stakeholders on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work within a team environment but at the same time able to work independently as required.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume at jobs@generistek.com. Also, you can call us at   # 630-299-5171
 
About Generis Tek:
Generis Tek is a boutique IT/Professional staffing based in Chicagoland. We offer both Contingent Labor & Permanent placement services to several Fortune 500 clients Nationwide.
Our philosophy is based on delivering long-term value and build lasting relationships with our clients, consultants and employees. Our fundamental success lies in understanding our clients’ specific needs and working very closely with our consultants to create a right fit for both sides. We aspire to be our client’s most trusted business partner.