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Applications Support - Unix

Req #: 180002795
Location: Buenos Aires, C, AR
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:
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As a member of the Production Management team supporting global applications, you will establish and maintain Global relationships with business users, perform escalations of critical production environment incidents, and proactively identify patterns for recurring incidents to determine root cause to improve service capabilities.



Job Description

This role provides the opportunity to be part of the Production Management Team in support of global applications. The Production Management Team is accountable for the applications being available during the required business times. The team leverages tools to proactively monitor the health of the applications and infrastructure – ensuring processes are running, feeds are processing, jobs and dependencies are being executed, and ensuring all business functionality and support requirements are met. A successful Production Management team member needs to posses’ technological savvy, business acumen, and internal customer service skills to timely respond and adapt to changing priorities.

Objectives

    Support global applications and batches/feeds within the production environment, including an extensive and practical understanding of the applications
    Maintain Global relationships with various other support teams as well as business users
    Maintain and manage application and infrastructure availability with resiliency discipline, with inherent capability to perform complex issue investigation and resolution across wide range of applications
    Perform timely escalation of critical production environment incidents and proactively identify patterns of recurring incidents to improve service capabilities
    Develop and utilize core tools and processes to perform daily function whilst improving day to day practices for the global production management group.

Responsibilities

    Work as part of the production management organization to deliver against core business objectives and ensure delivering of business functionality and stability
    Perform day-to-day production support to maximize system availability and correct operation, diagnose issues, with ownership of problems to resolution
    Support application release deployment activities into the production environment
    Develop strong relationships with resolver teams, application development teams, and other upstream and downstream support teams
    Develop strong technical expertise in technology and associated applications to understand the end to end transaction flows of applications across the production domain
    Develop, document, and maintain best practice policies to ensure knowledge retention and continuous learning within team with a view to developing production management knowledge and skills by sharing experiences and attending relevant training
    Perform and seek to continuously improve the monitoring of the application environment and supporting infrastructure
    Participate in incident and crisis management events, supporting resolution activities and providing regular status updates to business users and define/track remediation actions to close
    Participate in weekend support and testing around key deployments and business continuity exercises
    Participate in a support shift rotation to ensure adequate global business support coverage. This includes weekend support.Skills and Knowledge Required

    Must be able to multi-task in a complex production environment and quickly acquire broad knowledge of applications.
    Articulate bi-lingual communication skills (written and verbal)
    Self starter with confidence to drive issues through to completion in highly pressured environment
    Strong problem management and problem investigation skills with ability to learn new skills quickly to value add in problem focus areas
    Multi-disciplined technology skills encompassing some or all
        Unix (RedHat Linux) skills including Unix Shell Scripting – ksh, perl, bash etc
        Database skills (Sybase, Oracle, ,MSQL) including SQL and Stored Procedures
        Windows skills
        Geneos, Autosys
        Networking
        Knowledge of java based application development a plus

Essential Experience

    2+ years working in a support capacity in a time sensitive environment,
    Familiarity with the Unix and Windows Operating system and environment
    Financial institution experience or exposure a plus
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