Linux Systems Engineer / App Support

Locations: Belfast
ID: 13897

Description

CME Group: Where Futures Are Made

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

Where Futures Are Made - CME Group is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small.

With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic and the work is unlike any other firm in the business.

Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

Department/Function Description:
Enterprise Technology Production Assurance team are a systems administration and development hybrid group that provides second level support to the CME Group's distributed systems. They bridge the gap between developers and production operations, the team have extensive experience in Unix/Linux system administration whilst being highly knowledgeable about the inner workings of CME's proprietary systems.
The primary purpose of this position is to focus on the support of all Clearing and Regulatory distributed applications for the following environments (Production, Certification, New Release and Disaster Recovery.)

Responsibilities

• Take ownership and provide second level support of emerging problems in CME Production environments that are escalated by our first level Technology Operations Control Centre, as part of our follow the sun support model.
• Accurately defines complex problem statements, gathers and compares data about the problems and documents the details.
• Prepares analysis reports and seeks out all feasible alternatives; Prioritizes the alternatives, works out a plan for execution, and analyses the consequences of each alternative on stakeholders; Makes the decision, then takes the appropriate steps to implement and support the action decided upon.
• Collaborates with customers and determines business needs and execution environments enhancements; Defines hardware and software requirements for new business. Assesses execution environment stability and reliability for new business initiatives and prepares deployment/configuration plans.
• Configures systems and modifies settings to ensure proper functioning, handling all deployments and rectifying gaps in instruction script deployment and validation, automating where possible
• Participates in Disaster recovery testing across geographical locations

Essential Criteria

• A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related discipline is required; or equivalent combination of education and relevant proven work experience that is required for the specific job level.
• Experience supporting a Linux environment 
 H/w platforms and resources - CPU, memory, virtualization, clustering and cloud computing.
• Experience in WebLogic or similar application servers
• Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, Tomcat, and Apache
• Experience in SQL and Relational databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL).
• Scripting experience in Perl or Shell

Desirable Criteria

• Knowledge of TIBCO and IBM Websphere MQ messaging technologies
• Financial Trading Experience
• FIX Protocol
 

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
 
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
 
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.


 

 





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