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Application Support Analyst- Linux, Unix, Bash, DevOps

Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position Type :
Full time
Type Of Hire :
Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :
Bachelor of Computer Science
Travel Percentage :
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team

We are an established enthusiastic team that supports Securities Finance products. Each member works on a variety of support, analysis, and project related tasks simultaneously, with production support being of primary importance.

What you will be doing

You will work at an FIS client managing their instance of an FIS Securities Lending application. For now, the position is split between working remotely from home, and at a client site in London, although this will be dependent on evolving government and client advise on working from home.

The position will involve:

  • Providing first line application support to the client in areas such as trade booking, lifecycle events and reporting and liaising with other FIS teams where necessary
  • Supporting feeds to and from other client applications, including writing and maintaining automation scripts and schedules, and troubleshooting issues or outages
  • Delivering client projects for new business requirements or application changes and upgrades
  • Managing the application platform, including server patching, resolving vulnerabilities, building, and maintaining connectivity, configuring automation schedules and monitoring capacity
  • Keeping the application within client IT risk controls, making changes to the environment where appropriate, and evidencing compliance
  • Engaging with the client's Agile working methodology, including daily stand-ups, and fortnightly planning and retrospectives
  • Joining the overnight and bank holiday support rota and participating in occasional planned weekend releases

What you bring
  • Extensive experience with Linux / Unix operating systems
  • Extensive knowledge of bash, ksh, Perl languages (any additional scripting languages is a bonus)
  • A structured and methodical approach to problem investigation and resolution
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Comfortable with multitasking and working under pressure
  • Experience with DevOps responsibilities
  • Experience with Git and CI / CD pipelines, especially Azure Dev Ops
  • IT risk and vulnerabilities (such as Change Management, Platform Security, Operational Resilience etc)

Added bonus if you have experience with
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux administrator
  • Citrix / Windows Server administrator
  • Agile
  • UniData / SB+
  • Messaging and file transfer protocols (such as MQ / JMS / XFB)
  • Securities lending business
  • A background or significant interest in financial markets or technology
  • Business Objects

What we offer you
  • Training across core financial, sales and FIS solutions
  • A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
  • A variety of career development tools, resources, and opportunities
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility, and respect
  • Varied and challenging work to help you grow your technical and business skillset


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Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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