Devops Engineer – Singapore

About Us: SynOption Pte. Ltd. which is a financial technology firm headquartered in Singapore, looking to play a role in bringing about more transparency and easing the way business is done in financial markets in FX derivatives. It is a new institutional platform that allows clients to analyze and trade on FX Option instruments and strategies in a fair and transparent manner. Synoption is recognized as a Recognized / Licensed Market Operator by Monetary Authority of Singapore.

We are looking for an experienced Application Support Engineer with a proven track record of supporting a variety of portfolio management and trading systems. The candidate will work within a team of Trading support engineers providing day to day support of trade flow applications and processes following incident, problem and change management standards.

The role will appeal to a hands-on, well-rounded individual with strong quantitative, analytical and technical skills with a passion for supporting mission critical applications along with a team management.

Responsibilities:

  • Team Leaderfor a critical Equity and Fixed Income trading support function – including Portfolio Management, Trading, and Routing; requiring end to end investment process knowledge
  • Proactively identify issues, ensure timely resolution and track to closure.
  • Communicate effectively to front office portfolio managers, traders, and analysts the status of applications, processes, and any issues
  • Leverage application monitoring toolsetto continuously improve how systems are being monitored and supported
  • Coordinate Release Implementation and support; including managing Permits to Operate

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • 7+ years’ industry experience supporting Equities and Fixed Income trading applications
  • FIX message experience preferred.
  • Experience using SQL, Unix, Shell Scripting and working with relational databases, MS SQL is required.
  • Proactive attitude, commitment to continuous learning, and willing to challenge status quo to improve processes.
  • Broad, hands-on experience with Incident, Problem and Change Management Service Now systems a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; self-starter