Tandem Consultant _ 4-6 years _ Hyderabad

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The position title is IT Application Support Analyst Tandem Performance Testing The position reports to an IT Support Manager responsible for Test and Production Support for the CREST settlement system Location The post is based at 33 Cannon Street London EC4M 5SB Travel may be required for meetings with other Euroclear teams or with business partners in European capitals such as Brussels or Paris at a maximum frequency of about once per 6 months Sometimes an overnight stay is required in order to ensure an effective day s work Working Hours Staff are expected to work a professional day which would typically be a minimum of 35 hours per week Shift work is required to provide adequate office cover between 8am and 6pm Watch Duty aka out of hours support is also expected with remuneration Regular weekend work usually from home is the norm For business continuity purposes scheduled working from home days are rostered

KEY TASKS ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provides application support for production and test systems including incident and problem management Is jointly responsible for both
  • Performance testing new releases Database Adminstration DBA
  • Participates in application software delivery to both test and production environments
  • Participates in Production site switches and RDR test occasions
  • Communicates verbally and in writing on complex large technical issues in a clear and concise format easily understandable by the intended recipient
  • Effectively reviews high complexity project documentation from a production support perspective
  • Performs the assessment of large scale changes and their impact on Production
  • Able to resolve large scale issues autonomously and assist colleagues with escalations
  • Deals with complex production interventions autonomously
  • Will provide specialist job functions such as DBA or Volume Testing performance testing
  • Ensuring New functionality does not adversely impact system resources or key timings
  • Proving that this release will not breach any agreed KPIs Structure and sizing of new tables
  • Partitioning of tables evenly across discs
  • Sensible key index fields
  • Proactively monitoring database performance ie data balancing table extents efficiency slack
  • Desirable to have good understanding of COBOL85
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Has Tandem fundamental skills

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Experience in wholesale financial markets ideally with some knowledge of settlement of UK equities or bonds
  • Experience of handling pressurised situations
  • Assertive pragmatic tenacious keeps track of detail has a can do spirit to get the job done
  • Able to efficiently produce fluent English progress reports and meeting minutes
  • Able to operate effectively with both senior and junior colleagues in a matrix management environment
  • Self managing self motivated team player
  • Able to coach less experienced staff so as to get the best out them
  • Good verbal communication skills being comfortable with both technical and business teams

Ref:

369936

Posted on:

November 29, 2019

Experience level:

Experienced

Contract type:

Permanent

Location:

Hyderabad

Department:

Financial Services

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