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Application Support Engineer

  • Location: chicago, IL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-00315
  • Date: January 11, 2019
  • Job title:



Alex Purvis

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Job Description - Application Support Engineer

Our client is seeking a strong Application Support Engineer. The ideal candidate will be well versed I all things Automation and Python development specifically.

Candidates need to have working knowledge of financial systems, enterprise application maintenance/Support and be able to thrive under pressure.



  • Production support for all clearing applications and automated processes
  • Creation and enhancement of automated processes
  • Completion of project work and enhancement requests related to automated clearing processes
  • Testing and deployment of code changes and other upgrades to the production environment
  • Work with IT management to continually improve team processes, systems, and procedures



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree/experience
  • 2+ of experience in application support
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to troubleshoot complex technical problems
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams and staff of all levels both locally and globally
  • Strong communication skills
  • Desire to continually expand knowledge and understanding of changing systems
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in financial industry



  • Experience with SQL procedures and troubleshooting
  • Python Programming experience
  • Brokerage Systems experience a plus
  • Experience with system monitoring tools a plus
  • Familiarity with ITIL standards and processes a plus
  • Experience with one or more of DB2, C#, Docker, JIRA, Service Now, Bitbucket, Bamboo 


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