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Application Specialist - Core Banking

Location: Bezirk Zürich
Sector: System Administration / Engineering
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH134668

Application Specialist - Core Banking

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions.

Overview of contract

On behalf of our client, a leading financial institution in Zürich, we are looking for an Application Specialist to manage the upgrading of the Core Banking Applications and replace the current infrastructure.

Main responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining an IT Service or infrastructure component (Run-the-Bank):
  • Responsible to provide 3rd level support (e.g. Incident & Problem Management) for the IT Service and for the local application instances
  • Execute the lifecycle planning for IT Service
  • Continuously improve the service availability, performance, capacity & knowledge management
  • Provide IT Service Continuity Management; organize and execute disaster recovery tests
  • Ensure that SLA, OLA are in place and manage deviations
  • Maintain the Service Asset & Configuration management
  • Be involved in the design of service architecture & integration
  • Responsible for changing an IT Service or infrastructure component (Change-the-Bank)
  • Design and Implementation of non-functional requirements to IT Services
  • Responsible for definition, validation and execution of test cases
  • Align with Release Manager on deployments into UAT and production environments
  • Provision requirements, specifications and test cases for non-functional requirements to change
  • Actively contribute to the development of the IT Service Owner community

Your skills:

  • Good knowledge of OTMS (Order Transport Management System - IBM product or equivalent e.g. Avaloq or Finova)
  • Certified Agilist and/or Scaled Agilist (SAFe) is a plus
  • Familiar with Java client/server architecture and Windows or Linux server stack
  • Familiar with following tool chain: JIRA, Bitbucket, Jenkins and Octopus
  • Very good understanding of software development/ customization processes
  • Experience in application management and 2nd/3rd level support
  • Knowledge in financial sector resp. specific business knowledge is a plus (e.g. payments, money market, new issue of structured products, equities and bonds, exchange traded derivatives like options and futures)

If you are interested in this opportunity, we look forward to receiving your CV or if you have any questions, contact Jane Leese on +41 44 229 99 49

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We can only consider Swiss nationals or professionals possessing a valid EU passport for this engagement.

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