Application Support Fixed Income / Foreign Exchange Electronic Trading

Job Description

Application Support Fixed Income / Foreign Exchange Electronic Trading

Job Description:
This position performs a Level 2 (L2) application support role for
Cantor s Equities Algorithmic trading platform and BGC Partners Fixed
Income and Foreign Exchange Electronic Trading platforms.

Responsibilities:
* Monitoring for and responding to technical platform and trade failures
* Technical Troubleshooting (Analyzing application log files, FIX logs,
environmental issues, client connectivity issues)
* Scheduled Job support, monitoring, and configuration of scheduled jobs
using Autosys and Cron
* Environmental monitoring/alerting configuration (servers, application
components, market data) using Microfocus OpsBridge (formerly HP
Openview) / Sitescope
* Performing new software upgrades (releasing code to the environment,
performing post release health checks, )
* Building tools, automating processes, etc

Requirements:
* Operating Systems: Unix, Windows
* Problem solving / Advanced Troubleshooting
* Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Unix Shell, Perl
* Experience with external connectivity / basic networking concepts
* Equities, Fixed Income and/or Foreign Exchange knowledge strongly
preferred
* Experience with Source Code Repositories (Git, Perforce, ) and
Software Release concepts and tools strongly preferred
* DB/SQL is a plus
* Knowledge of FIX protocol is a plus

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resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our job alias, employees or any other
company location. BGC Partners & affiliates are not responsible for any fees
related to unsolicited resumes. Please contact the Recruitment function for
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