Job Description

Reference # : 20-01124Title : Production Support Maintenance
Location : Tampa, FL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/28/2020 / 09/24/2021
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.


-The Application Support Analyst provides technical and business support for users of Major Global Bank Applications. This includes providing quick resolutions to app issues, driving stability, efficiency and effectiveness improvements to help us and the business succeed.
-Maintains application systems that have completed the development stage and are running in the daily operations of the firm.
-Manages, maintains and supports applications and their operating environments, focusing on stability, quality and functionality against service level expectations.
-Start of day checks, continuous monitoring, and regional handover.
-Perform same day risk reconciliations
-Develop and maintain technical support documentation.
-Identifies ways to maximize the potential of the applications used
-Assess risk and impact of production issues and escalate to business and technology management in a timely manner.
-Ensures that storage and archiving procedures are in place and functioning correctly
-Formulates and defines scope and objectives for complex application enhancements and problem resolution
-Reviews and develops application contingency planning to ensure availability to users.
-Partners with appropriate development and production support areas to prioritize bug fixes and support tooling requirements.
-Participate in application releases, from development, testing and deployment into production.
-Engages in post implementation analysis to ensure successful system design and functionality.
-Considers implications of the application of technology to the current environment. Identifies risks, vulnerabilities and security issues; communicates impact.
-Ensures essential procedures are followed and helps to define operating standards and processes.
-Act as a liaison between users/traders, interfacing internal technology groups and vendors.
-Expected to be able to raise problems to appropriate technology and business teams, while adhering to Service Level Agreements.
-Acts as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts.
-Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated and unique situations.
-Directly impacts the business by ensuring the quality of work provided by self and others; impacts own team and closely related work teams.
-Exhibits sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills to exchange complex information.
-Active involvement in and ownership of Support Project items, covering Stability, Efficiency, and Effectiveness initiatives.
-Performs other duties and functions as assigned.
-Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
-Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
-Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
-7-10 years experience in an Application Support role.
-Experience installing, configuring or supporting business applications.
-Experience with some programming languages and willingness/ability to learn.
-Advanced execution capabilities and ability to adjust quickly to changes and re-prioritization
-Support or Development experience primarily in ECS, BIG Data with UNIX systems, MicroStrategy and SQL.
-Effective written and verbal communications including ability to explain technical issues in simple terms that non-IT staff can understand.
-Demonstrated analytical skills
-Working knowledge of ServiceNow tracking system and solid grasp of ITIL practices in the area of Incident, Release, and Change and Problem management.
-Knowledge/ experience of problem Management Tools.
-Good all-round technical skills
-Effectively share information with other support team members and with other technology teams
-Ability to plan and organize workload
-Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
-Experience in Autosys job scheduling Monitoring tool like ITRS, AppDynamics
-Ability to communicate appropriately to relevant stakeholders
-Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience

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