Application Support Engineer

Application Support Engineer

Montreal, Quebec  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client, leader in Finance and Technology, is adding new talent to their Global Data Dynamics Operations team. As a Trading Systems Engineer, you will be providing mission critical support for their proprietary trading applications and for ensuring system availability and performance in both testing and production environments.

What you’ll be working on:

Managing a global footprint of dedicated physical servers, running Windows, Linux and VMWare, and a dynamic footprint of cloud systems from enterprise class providers
Optimizing application configuration for system and network performance
Delivering flawless production support, software deployment and configuration, and proactive monitoring to anticipate and avoid issues before they occur
Providing support for proprietary trading systems deployed across a multi-platform production environment (Linux and Windows)
Providing technical support during trading operations to resolve issues affecting mission critical trading applications
Preparing systems for upcoming trades
Automating software configuration to reduce manual configuration errors
Developing proprietary process automation and monitoring tools and leveraging third-party technologies as appropriate

Special Perks:

Base, Bonus, Vacation, Benefits, Transport to and from work, Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Take-home Meals, Smartphone, Gym, Community spirit and participation, Extended maternity and paternity leave and many other reasons that explain why they have the best benefit package in the Montreal market and are able to retain their family of software developers for years…

Must Have Skills:

Experience supporting high performance applications and process monitoring
Experience working with several operating systems and relevant hardware knowledge
Knowledge of basic networking fundamentals (multicast, tcp, routing)
Basic scripting skills (Python, PowerShell or Bash, etc.)
Experience working in Linux and Windows environments
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
A client-focused, service- minded approach and a strong sense of urgency
The ability to learn quickly and a passion for new technology
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to handle pressure and time constraints with composure
Strong organizational skills, including ability to effectively plan and prioritize

Nice to Have Skills:

Previous experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, etc.
Experience supporting trading systems
Hands on experience with cloud systems


Starting: ASAP
Dress Code: Casual