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Sr. Application Support Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05104
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 130,000.00 /Year
Sr. Application Support Analyst
Financial Services Client
Downtown NYC
$120K-$130K base + bonus

Client Service Delivery Technology team is seeking an experienced Application Support Analyst. The ideal candidate will have experience maintaining and supporting moderately complex client / server applications on Microsoft platform.

  • The successful candidate is expected to train and assist developers in addition to maintaining, troubleshooting and expanding usage of the IBM Application Discovery tool.
  • Install and support the IBM Application Discovery (IBM AD) Tool on windows based servers running Windows 2016 and MS SQL Server.
  • Maintain current patch levels, troubleshoot any issues with the software, train Mainframe Developers on how to use the tool, schedule nightly backups, insure the system can be recovered.
  • Partner with Mainframe developers to automate more in -depth analyses and reports of code using Shell scripts and SQL queries.
  • In addition to the Application Support Analyst will have the opportunity to undertake projects of significant impact within the IT group.
  • Will be tasked with moderately complex projects related to budget, business plans, risk-related items, and implementation of policies, standards, and/or methodologies.
  • Conduct advanced data analysis to assist with strategic management initiatives.
  • Work with the technology management team to implement and enforce policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Contribute to the achievement of related teams' objectives.
  • Must have 3 to 5 years of experience installing and supporting Windows based applications, Servers and Desktops.
  • Expert in writing SQL queries and Shell scripts.
  • Must be hands on with end user support.
  • Must have good troubleshooting skills.
  • Should have good technical writing skills.
  • Mainframe knowledge and COBOL coding experience a Plus.
  • Microsoft Server Certification a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree is beneficial, 8-10 years of diverse experience in multiple areas of information technology required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.