Hosting Engineer, AVP, Financial Services, London

City of London
26 Feb 2013
26 Mar 2013
Liam Gaffey
Contract Type
Full Time

Hosting Engineer, AVP, Financial Services,London

A top tier financial information services company is looking for a Hosting Engineer to join their global team in providing technical support across a range of products.

This role will be focused within the Foreign Exchange sector and will encompass providing support across some trading applications. You will report directly to the Foreign Exchange Hosting Manager.

Key accountabilities:

  • Troubleshooting, maintenance and configuration of existing infrastructure
  • Project work - solution builds for critical system and application rollouts
  • Direct interaction with clients / vendors / delivery teams to ensure a smooth process at all times

The client is looking to employ a core technologist with great communication skills. The ability to be able to efficiently communicate with other departments will be pivotal within this role.

Technical Skill Set:

  • Linux or Windows administration - Redhat, Centos, Ubunutu preferable
  • Application support experience
  • Scripting experience - Linux based
  • Understanding of messaging platforms - IBM MQ most desired
  • Understanding of ITIL processes
  • Rollout experience - Puppet, Anaconda or Virtualised systems advantageous
  • Experience in MySQL or Oracle environments

This is an excellent opportunity to break into the financial sector as previous financial experience is not a prerequisite for this role. The client are looking for an ambitious individual who has a real passion to succeed.

This is a permanent role with ample opportunities for career progression within a truly inspirational firm.

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