Application Support Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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Job Description

Do you have a background in Securities Finance services? One of our clients is hiring for an Application Support Analyst position that may be perfect for you!

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Application Support Analyst: 
  • Ensure seamless and continual 24x7 global support for markets applications
  • Focus on maturing the support functions and improving resilience of internal and external applications used by business line
  • Seek opportunities to increase the quality of technology service delivered to the business 
  • Pro-actively prepare for planned maintenance over weekends, DR exercise and all major roll-outs
  • Ensure logging of support incidents, hold Problem Review Meetings (PRMs) and track action items to closure
  • Identify and implement minimum standards for critical support functions (e.g. runbooks, monitoring, onsite/call-out support)
  • Establish recovery scenarios and run recovery tests with critical support teams (e.g. recover corrupted database, re-run a batch or file extract)
Requirements of the Application Support Analyst: 
  • At least 2 years experience within a production services organization
  • Knowledge of securities finance systems
  • Understanding of governance (ITIL practices/ processes)
  • Strong technical skills on UNIX/Linux and Windows preferred
  • SQL, Java, Python, UNIX/Linux, MQ, Jira preferred
Keywords: Java, Jira, Linux, Python, Unix

Job ID: 334414

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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