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Operations Support Analyst in Atlanta, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

JobID: 13170

Linux Systems Analyst?

Skills:  Excellent communication skills, Linux or Unix, Some Scripting (Bash, Shell, etc.), Strong troubleshooting ability, General Networking experience, Bachelors degree is preferred.

Pay: Flexible salary based on experience (roughly $50-60K) plus 15% annual bonus and 15% stock bonus

Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Our client is a HIGHLY successful corporation in the global finance industry.  They are headquartered in Sandy Springs, GA.  They are immediately hiring for an operations Support Analyst to join their growing department.  

The Operation Support Analyst is not a typical NOC/helpdesk role.  It is part of a highly specialized support organization that is responsible for the daily operations of multiple industry leading trading exchanges and clearing systems. This is a customer-facing position that requires identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving both internal system problems, as well as external customer-related IT issues. The role requires a blend of general technical and business knowledge, as well as a comprehensive understanding of the overall architecture. The Operations Support Analyst will provide immediate assistance (by phone) to traders, back office, support personnel and IT staff in an effort to achieve the highest customer satisfaction and minimize the impact of IT related problems. The Operations Support Analyst must be a motivated team player that can see projects to completion, work independently, and be willing to assist other staff in areas not specific to their duties. This position is not a Systems Administrator or Network Engineering position; however, prior experience in these areas is desirable.

- Troubleshooting day-to-day customer issues and provide direct support to clients by phone, email, and CRM tools
- Work with the client to communicate important information about system maintenance, changes, events, and to address client concerns regarding any aspect of the services
- Interaction with third-party vendors is required
- Maintenance operations and administration of proprietary systems is an integral part of the position's responsibilities
- Coordination and collaboration with various business units is required
- Assisting other ICE/NYSE staff with problem solving and escalation procedures
- Ability to quickly assess an issue and provide management with well-conceived short- and long-term actions for restoration of service(s) required
- Understand the various trading and clearing platforms and apply technical knowledge to improve system performance and reliability
- Must be able to prepare documentation for troubleshooting and escalation procedures
- Follows organizational practices in regard to Incident, Problem, and Change Management along with the creation of database records for these disciplines
- Control computer system(s) on schedule by means of computer system console, operator checklists, and third-party software.
- This is a 24x7 environment and the position may require weekend scheduling and or working on other shifts.
- This position is not a Systems Administrator or Network Engineering position; however, prior experience in these areas is desirable

Minimum Requirements:

- Professional Linux, Solaris, or Unix experience (1+ years)
- Basic scipting experience is strongly preferred (Bash, Shell, etc.)
- Working knowledge of internetworking and various LAN/WAN technologies
- Working knowledge of router, switch, firewall, and proxy technologies
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Systems/Application support experience OR Associates/Bachelors degree
- Demonstrate reliability, flexibility, and attention to detail
- Willing to rotate through the following shifts as the need arises
- Primary 9 hour shifts range between 7am-7pm
- Periodic rotation through 2nd and 3rd shifts
- Must have availability outside of normal hours and on weekends as required for on-call coverage and extended systems maintenance and upgrades

Preferred Experience:

- Technology and/or application support (4+ years)
- Network and network forensic analysis (packet capture analysis)
- FIX Protocol
- Bash, Java, Visual Basic, or Shell scripting
- Experience with enterprise monitoring solutions
- Understanding and working knowledge of TCP/IP and Multicast technologies


- Annual cash and stock bonuses
- Amazing office w/ ammenities (gym, cafe, coke machines, etc.)
- Excellent costs health and dental insurance
- Strong 401K match
- Ample career growth opportunities