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Operations Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02444
Location: houston, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 75,000.00 - 90,000.00 /Year
We are looking for a skilled engineer to join our Operations team based out of our Houston office. A highly qualified candidate will be able to support our infrastructure and automate processes to ensure efficiency in a global, 24/7 environment.

Ideally looking for someone who has a strong financial background as this group will be supporting equities and commodities. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Point of contact and support for front office critical applications, responding to inquiries regarding calculations observed in various finance (P&L) and risk systems
  • Developing and deploying solutions with a view of automating manual tasks and improving processes.
  • Identifying / implementing performance and reliability improvements within production environment.
  • Engage with business stakeholders to deliver on projects of varying complexity.
  • Able to document and maintain solutions and procedures as they are established.
  • Providing weekend and on call support on rotation, using DevOps skills to decrease load. 
Day to Day Duties: 
  • Develop, implement and enhance daily processes with automation solutions.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot high impact issues affecting applications within remit.
  • Work collaboratively with other DevOps teams within a global organization.
  • Testing and deploying changes to production infrastructure.
  • Assist with documenting change requirements upon consultation with key stakeholders.
  • Weekend and public holiday support rotation will be required. 
Experience Required: 
  • DevOps and Agile mindset with experience in software development and/or scripting.
  • A broad understanding of how applications and platforms work best together.
  • Experience with Operating Systems (LINUX/Widows) and appreciation of networking.
  • Experience with constructing and debugging SQL queries (Sybase, MSSQL preferable).
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Financial Knowledge is desirable.