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Devops Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03457
Location: chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 110,000.00 - 120,000.00 /Year
DevOps Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • 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 application environment throughout our application stack
  • Keep peers and business stakeholders informed with ongoing issues, potential risks and upcoming changes
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Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology
  • At least 5 years' experience providing application support. At least 3 years supporting applications in a Futures Clearing environment
  • In depth knowledge in supporting a Futures Clearing business
  • Strong problem definition & solving skills
  • DB2, Sybase and SQL Server databases with strong SQL ability
  • Unix and scripting
  • Support of applications running under Java/J2EE
  • Supporting applications running in a cloud environment
  • Experience with the vendor applications SEALS and Ion Margin Module
  • Understanding of networking and working with different file transfer methods (SFTP)
  • Solid working knowledge of using Confluence and Jira
  • Methodical and systematic approach to the preparation of documentation
  • Thorough understanding of Incident, Change and Problem management through experience supporting large in house applications
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment and delivering enhancements to improve the application environment
  • Experience in in use of Remedy (or similar ticket handling system) will be highly regarded
Requirements:
  • 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 provide deliverables 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 particularly during high pressure scenarios
  • Ability to work within a team environment but at the same time able to work independently as required
Third Party Applications Not Accepted