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Senior Support Engineer

Contract position (Santon)

At least 4 years of experience in supporting Unix based Infrastructure products, preferably in Financial Enterprise Solutions

Duties and responsibilities include:

· Installation and Upgrades

o Full review of Market Data & Electronic Trading Systems software releases, analysis of suitability to client environment and installation of needed software upgrades

o Market Data Systems recommended OS patch levels are compared to those installed at site with recommendations made to client IT staff for implementation

· Reimaging and Restoration.

o After every major Market Data Systems & Electronic Trading upgrade, create a backup file of all server site configurations to facilitate a complete component restoration if needed

o In the event of a catastrophic server failure, a complete restoration of the Market Data System software will need to be performed.

· Operational Checks

o Series of periodic checks to provide assurance that the onsite infrastructure is performing as designed

· Resiliency Checks

o Planned systematic failure of critical components to assure system failovers occur as designed with predicted user impacts

· Training

o Training session to the First level Support

· Support

o Provide support for the Market Data System Infrastructure.

· Accountable for the timeliness and quality of support work.

· Be able to work under pressure without supervision while balancing competing priorities.

· Have outstanding verbal & written communication skills and a proven ability to learn quickly.

· Identify project risks and implement appropriate mitigation and contingency strategies

· Be the driver for resolving issues and escalating as appropriate


· Undergraduate university degree or higher, Solaris or Red Hat Linux certification preferred.

Required Skills (Must have), Necessary industry Experience & associated number of years of experience:

· At least 4 years of experience in supporting Unix based Infrastructure products, preferably in Financial Enterprise Solutions

· The successful candidate will have strong working exposure in a complex architectures, in a support or implementation consultant role.

· Have analytical and strong troubleshooting skills around distributed infrastructure solutions across differing jurisdictions, locations, platforms & software

· A track record of successfully supporting large, technical, multi-streamed infrastructures

· Must be a proactive self starter and possess the ability to solve problems and address issues with creativity and innovation.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Experience in using other Microsoft Office tools – Word, Powerpoint, Project.

· Knowledge of financial markets and understanding of business requirements ability to work in a demanding environment to meet customer deadlines.

· Experienced in Unix, Windows, Linux Operating Systems.

· Experienced in Sybase, Oracle, SQL database systems preferred.

Embedded Software Team Leader(Pretoria)

Tertiary Education Requirements:

BEng Computer Engineering or better

BSc Computer Science or better

Industry exposure required:

5 – 12 years work experience

General Knowledge and experience required / preferred:

· Analysis and management of non-functional software requirements

· Embedded software architecture definition and design

· Software technology selection and architecture evaluation

· Excellent C++ knowledge and development experience

· Excellent embedded Linux knowledge and development experience

· Experience with GTK / QT graphics development

· Experience in software design development and testing

Other skills/abilities:

· Leadership

· Interpersonal communication

· Coaching and mentoring software developers

· Software quality assurance processes

· Communication protocols


· Principles of secure systems

The position comprises of development of a core messaging and security software framework / architecture for a ruggedized PDA using a Linux OS:

· Collaboration with the members of the existing software team in review and analysis of present software functional and non-functional (architectural) requirements

· Collaboration with the members of the existing software team in definition / design / and implementation of a new architecture.

· Collaboration with the members of the existing software team in technology selection and architecture evaluation.

· Leadership of a software development team to re-implement the PDA’s existing functionality on the new architecture.


· Proof of qualifications are required

· Full academic record is required

· Reference are required

Onsite Operational Engineer

3-5 years experience

Must have a passport

One Year contract;


Primary point of contact for Customer’s production issues

Call handling / bug tracking

Problem analysis / technical troubleshooting

Development of fixes / workarounds

Testing fixes/workarounds and testing of product/solution level releases

Production roll-out support of fixes and product/solution level releases

Interfacing with customers for operational support activities

Working with operational team on maintaining customers production system

Providing on-call (rotational) support as agreed with Support Service Manager

Mentoring and review of more junior engineers


Competent & demonstrable software development and debugging skills acquired in all of the following:

§ A scripting language such as Shell, TCL/TK, DCL and/or

§ A programming language such as C, C++ or Java

§ Oracle/PLSQL

§ UNIX (HP and Sun) / Linux

Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills

Broad understanding of telecommunications and the operation of applications in the Telecom industry

Software Design & Development in industry

Demonstrable analysis abilities

Ability to monitor and operate a mediation/rating solution, seeking to foresee problems and resolve them before major crises occur

Ability to understand complex technical issues and recommend / implement solutions and fixes

Troubleshooting skills



Windows (NT/2000/XP)

Telecom networking protocols (ISDN, X.25, SS7)

In-depth understanding of telecom networks and technologies

Development life cycle

Telecommunications applications

High-Availability Environment concepts

Previous experience in a support organization


012 663 2082


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