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Application Support Specialist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Montreal, QC, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Bash
Docker
Linux/Unix
Splunk
Python
Ansible
Chef
TCP/IP
Responsibilities
  • Experience in application support
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals (multicast, TCP, routing)
  • Basic scripting skills (Such as; Python, PowerShell or Bash, etc.)
  • Experience working in Linux and/or Windows environments
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A client-focused, service- minded approach and a strong sense of urgency
  • The ability to learn quickly and a passion for new technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle high pressure and time constraints with composure
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to effectively plan and prioritize
  • Availability to work multiple schedules on a rotation (nights / early mornings) is required
  • Delivering flawless production support, software deployment and configuration, and proactive monitoring to anticipate and avoid issues before they occur
  • Providing support for proprietary trading systems deployed across a multi-platform production environment
  • Providing technical support during trading operations to resolve issues affecting mission critical trading applications
  • Analyzing trading strategies together with the traders and research teams
Desired Qualifications
  • Previous experience in financial markets or with financial trading applications
  • Previous experience with configuration management tools such as Chef and Ansible
  • Previous experience with Docker containers
  • Previous experience with monitoring suites such as Splunk, Kibana & Grafana
DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
Benefits
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.